Mr Luiz Carlos Trabuco is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Bradesco Bank, one of the largest banks in Brazil. A graduate of philosophy, sciences and letters from the University of Sao Paulo. He has also held various positions; Chief Executive Officer, Bradesco subsidiaries, Chairman of the Board of Representatives and President of the Board of Executive Officers. Read more about Trabuco at globo.com. He was a member of the Deliberative Council of the Brazilian Federation of Banks and held high positions in various companies and associations worldwide. Trabuco began his career at a tender age of 17 as a clerk at the bank of Bradesco. He was assigned to various tasks until he became the marketing director for an eight-year period before moving up to the CEO position. During his working period in the different banking system departments, Trabuco understood better the banking operations than anyone else as it was evident in his leadership and analytical skills.
In 2003, he was appointed the President of the Bradesco Seguros, which included eight more companies. He helped Bradesco acquire the Brazilian branch of HBSC for 5.2 billion dollars in 2015, a move which earned them market dominance over their rivals. This acquisition was considered the largest business of the year in Brazil which saw Trabuco accorded various awards like being elected the entrepreneur of the year in the finance sector and top 100 most influential Brazilians in the country. After appointment as the Chairman to the Board of Directors of Bradesco, he initiated lending programs to small-scale business owners and offering loans to foreign students. It made a great impact on the lives of small business owners since the loan program was not offered by any other major bank. He turned Bradesco to be the leading financial service provider. The bank has enjoyed dominance until recently its closest rival, Itaú Unibank took charge. His retirement has been announced though he will see through his term as the President of the executive board.He plans to dedicate his time to working with charities all over the country and spending time with family and friends. Visit istoedinheiro.com to know more.