The life story of Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi is truly inspiring. He was born on October 6th 1951, in the town of Marilia, Sao Paulo. His career in finance started in 1969 when Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was just 18 years old. He joined the prestigious and revolutionary Banco Bradesco as a paper boy and quickly rose through the ranks. The bank’s founder Amador Aguiar was the first person to hold the position of President of the Board of Directors and formed the bylaws stating that executives in the bank should only hold one executive position at a time. This would play a role in the future of Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi.
In 1984, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was promoted to divisional director, then managing director and finally in 1999, at the age of 48 he was elected as an Executive Vice President. His leadership skills and experience at every level of the organization made him the ideal candidate for the position of chief Executive Officer, which he would attain in 2009.
His passion for the development of the Brazilian economy and the betterment of its citizens has led him to not only be on the board of several Bradesco companies, but also the managing director of the Foundation Institute for Digestive and Nutritional Diseases (FIMADEN) as well. His ambitions to improve the financial, economic and overall standard of living in Brazil has made him one of the most popular CEO’s in the nation. His accolades are numerous and his achievements countless for example, he also is a sitting representative on the National Federation of Financial Systems (CONSIF).
Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi always pays respect to his mentor Lazaro de Mello Bandao the previous Chairman of the board at Bradesco bank. In 2017, Bandao stepped down to let Luiz Carlos Trabucco Cappi to take the helm at the top of Banco Bradesco. Bandao’s family was happy with the decision as they believed at the age of 92 it was about time the loyal employee moved aside for his successor to take the company into the future.
Luiz Carlos trabucco Cappi held the positions of CEO and President of the board while the decision was made to elect a new Chief Executive Officer. On March 12th 2018, the official decision was made to unanimously elect Octavio de Lazari Junior as the banks new CEO. This is the beginning of a new era with Octavio as CEO and Luiz Carlos Trabucco Cappi leading the way.