Luiz Carlos Trabuco Shows Hard Work Does Pay Off

Born October 6, 1951, Luiz Carlos Trabuco is best known for his nine years as the president of Bradesco bank. This bank is the second largest private bank in Brazil by assets.

Trabuco started out his career at the age of seventeen by working at the bank he would one day run. For the next fifteen years, he held multiple positions and managed to get a college degree from the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences, and Letters of São Paulo de Marília (now UNESP). Read more at Ultimo Segundo about Trabuco.

It wasn’t long before Bradesco bank recognized Trabuco as an important leader in their company and made him the bank’s marketing director. He held this position for many years, when an offer from of Bradesco Vida e Previdência could not be refused, as he became their CEO.

Six years later he went back to the bank he first started at, acting as their Managing Director. A year later Trabuco became the Executive Vice President.

Four years later he was to become the president of Bradesco Seguros. While serving his position, he managed to more than double its size. Part of the way he was able to do so was by focusing in on the insurance portion of the company and making it the largest sector in Latin America. He also was able to bring Bradesco Seguros to the New York Stock Exchange. Learn more about Trabuco at Crunchbase.

Seeing his accomplishments, it was no wonder when they announced him the fourth president of the entire Bradesco Bank. During his time as president, Trabuco helped with the purchase of HSBC which lead him to receive entrepreneur of the year in the finance industry by Isto É Dinheiro Magazine. He also helped create a University within the bank’s system to qualify the employees and executives in a more personal way.

In October of 2017, he was appointed Chairman of the Board and handed over his rights as the President. He has also won best CEO in Brazil by Forbes Magazine.


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