Longest career in the same company
Walter Orthmann
84:09 year(s):day(s)
Brazil (Brusque)

The longest career in the same company is 84 years and 9 days, and was achieved by Walter Orthmann (b.1922, Brazil), who began working at Industrias Renaux S.A. on 17 January 1938, and continues to work at the company, which is now called RenauxView, in Brusque, Santa Catarina, Brazil, as of 26 January 2022.

Walter Orthmann began working at the textile company as an assistant in the shipping department when he was 15 years old. As he continued in his career, he was promoted to administrative assistant and, eventually, sales manager.

Although he no longer goes on sales trips, Orthmann continues his duties as a sales manager in charge of coordinating a team of representatives.

Over his long career, he has collected pay in nine different currency denominations and used nearly every commercial airline in the history of Brazilian aviation.

Walter Orthmann celebrates his 100th birthday on April 19, 2022.