Bradesco’s Luiz Carlos Trabuco Transitions Out Of The Presidency

Luiz Carlos Trabuco’s storied career at Bradesco Bank is nearing its end, but the decision comes, not at the request of Trabuco, or the company he has expertly led, but due to the bank’s own laws, limiting the presidency to those under the age of 65. Luiz Carlos Trabuco is, in fact, 67. The stipulations were temporarily relaxed following the untimely death of his successor Marco Antonio Rossi, Bradesco’s vice president, in a plane crash. The tragedy occurred just as Bradesco’s acquisition of HSBC’s Brazilian subsidiary was underway. Trabuco agreed to remain with the company, helping to steer it through the tumultuous waters with the steady, guiding hand he is known for.

A graduate of the University of Sao Paulo, Luiz Carlos Trabuco joined Bradesco in 1969, fresh out of college. He has remained with the Sao Paulo-based company ever since, achieving the pinnacle of his profession when he became Bradesco’s President in 2009. His successor as the head of Bradesco, one of the largest banking operations in Brazilian finance, was recently announced, and the choice caught many by surprise. Octavio de Lazari is currently an executive vice president of the bank and CEO of the Bradesco Seguros Group. It was thought by most insiders that the vice president of Bradesco’s technology department, Mauricio Minas, would be the chosen replacement for Trabuco.

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Luiz Carlos Trabuco will remain in this role until his successor is installed in office and, like Lazari’s other predecessors, has given his full support to the bank’s new leader. Trabuco has stated that he believes Octavio de Lazari possesses the personal attributes necessary to steer the bank forward on a trajectory of continued growth and influence, nationally and globally.

Octavio de Lazari has big shoes to fill in replacing Luiz Carlos Trabuco according to g1.globo.com. Trabuco’s stewardship saw the bank’s market share in Brazil’s competitive banking sector rise to 26% in 2017, a peak not seen for several years. That was on top of revenue growth totaling 6.8% higher, year over year. With Brazil’s economy set to grow up to 3% over the next year, and low unemployment across the economy, Bradesco can expect to see good results in the years ahead. As for Luiz Carlos Trabuco, well he isn’t heading off to a golden retirement anytime soon. Last fall, Trabuco took over as Chairman of the bank’s board, a position that will allow him to steer Bradesco’s culture towards a sustainable and promising future.

Source: https://oglobo.globo.com/economia/bradesco-anuncia-novo-presidente-octavio-de-lazari-junior-vai-substituir-luiz-carlos-trabuco-cappi-22365414#ixzz56wDld69g

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