In late 2017, Banco Bradesco’s longest-serving president resigned. Mr. Lazaro de Mello served the bank for three decades. His resignation accelerated a stringent succession process for the country’s largest lender in the private sector. While resigning, he was particular about his predecessor being Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi. Supposedly, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was coming in to replace him for six months after which, the board of directors would elect a somewhat permanent replacement for the bank. Well, he has been dynamic in his leadership role even just as a temporary president.
The Leadership Roles
Recently, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi graced news headlines with reports of the election of a new president. In his words, after a sitting with the board of directors, it was decided that the best candidate for the presidency is Octavio de Lazari. This is in light of respecting the company’s tradition of internal recruitment. Perhaps there have been questions regarding the new appointment because Banco Bradesco is not your typical banking institution. Until 2009, Bradesco was one of the largest financial services companies. From providing internet banking services, insurance, annuities, plans and credit cards, it is factual that Banco Bradesco is continually expanding its territories thanks to the input of the likes of Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi.
Describing Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi
Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi is a business leader and a senior executive in Brazil’s banking industry. A graduate of philosophy and sciences, he attended the University of Sao Paulo for a diploma in psychology and later joined School of Sociology as well as Politics for further studies. After graduating, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi joined Bradesco in 1969. He worked as a clerk and dedicated his entire life to making sure that he provides the best services ever in his capacity. Alongside the strong academic credentials he had, he was set to deliver and of course, prove worthy of the promotions he later earned.
In 1984, Luiz Carlos Trabuco was promoted to work as Bradesco’s general manager where he oversaw general operations in the institution. Having mastered the work policies of the bank, he was better placed to offer exemplary leadership skills to his employees. As such, he earned another promotion now working as the chief executive officer. Concurrently, he served as the head cheerleader of Bradesco’s affiliates including Odontoprev and the entire board. Former positions he served include Grupo Segurador and CNF where he was a board member.
Although his academic credentials were centered on sociology and psychology, they played a pivotal role in the elevation of his people skills as he was now more acquainted with how he should handle his juniors. Such skills additionally assisted him to achieve a higher status as a role model and mentor. Well, because of his knowledge and skills in finance and investment, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi managed to bag various awards with the most memorable one being the designation of 24th on Ultimate Segundo’s ranking where he was among the sixty most influential leaders in Brazil.