Luiz Carlos Trabuco – Banker And Executive Leader

Bradesco Bank is witnessing a landmark change of leadership as its longest-serving president, Lazaro de Mello Brandao, steps down. Brandao has worked in this bank for his entire career. Brandao joined the bank as a young clerk and is now retiring as chairperson of the Bradesco bank, one of the largest banks in Brazil. The retirement of Brandao will be followed by the appointment of Luiz Carlos Trabuco as chairperson

A total of seven candidates were on the list of successors for the position of Chief Executive Officer of Bradesco bank, a position which was occupied by Luiz Carlos Trabuco in the past. Ultimately, Octavio de Lazario Junior was chosen to replace Trabuco as CEO.

Sao Paulo was the birthplace of Luiz Carlos Trabuco. He went on to study Philosophy and Social Psychology in college. His professional journey began in 1969. He has occupied various positions in his long career in banking. He rose to the position of Department Director in the year 1984. He has also held the official posts of Managing Director and Executive Vice President in 1998 and 1999 respectively. He leads the organization with his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in 2009. He was also a member of the Board of Directors from 2009 to the present date.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco functioned as the Managing Director of several of the bank’s firms, including the Bradesco Foundation that promotes education and the Foundation Institute for Digestive System and Nutrition Diseases. He is part of the panel of Directors of the Brazilian Federation of Bank Association, Credit Guarantee Fund and the Sao Paulo Association of Technicians.


Trabuco Bradesco is a committee member of the Geneva Association and the Brazilian Association of Publicly held Companies, Rio de Janeiro Commercial Association, Superintendence of Private Insurance, and the National Council of Bank Ethics. He has occupied many senior management positions at Bradesco banks, such as Chief Executive Officer at Bradesco Insurance and the National Private Pension Plan Association and Bradesco Insurance company.

Bradesco Bank is one of the longest-running banks in Brazil. From its origins in 1943, the bank has spearheaded innovation and progress. Its founder was Amador Aguiar whose vision was to make the bank available to all classes of people and function in a democratic way. Under the aegis of Amador Aguiar, the Bradesco Foundation was created to ensure that each child had access to education. The headquarters of the bank was established at Osasco. In the 1960s, the bank was among the first to use a computer, and this is followed by the initiation of the credit card for the first time. The 1970s decade saw innovations such as electronic transactions and the use of satellite for instant banking. Banking at home services was initiated in the 1980s. Mr. Brandao undertook a leadership role as he was appointed as President of the Executive Board in 1981. A pioneering 24-hour banking service called the Bradesco Day and Night was launched as well. The bank began to expand globally and developed its international offices in the Grand Cayman, London, and New York. In the 1990s, Bradesco bank launched internet services and other revolutionary techniques such as the use of lasers, optics and integrated systems of voice and audio.

Bradesco has a strong emphasis on sustainability which began in the 2000s. The bank created the bank of the Planet to unify its environmentally based projects and schemes. The bank follows the standards laid down by the Global Compact and Equator Principles. The projects of the Bradesco bank are also as per the environmental requirements of the Dow Jones Index of Sustainability and the Corporate Sustainability Index. Bradesco bank also co-created the Amazona Sustainable Foundation.

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