Luiz Carlos Trabuco Bradesco

Luiz Carlos Trabuco, the currently sitting president of Bradesco Bank, has served the bank as CEO. He was elected by the executive board to assume the president roles before the institution settles on the next leader. The nominated president in an interview highlighted the changes of the board of directors in the organization.

Bradesco respects its tradition of selecting a name within its painting. The future president of the entity is one of the seven serving vice presidents of the bank. The firm announced that Lázaro Brandão had resigned from the board of director’s presidency. Brandão has worked in Bradesco for over seven decades, and Trabuco will be replacing him ahead of the entity board.

Luiz Carlos successor for the vice presidency vacancy already identified Carlos Alberto who served the institution for his 13 years of age. Bradesco is a complex institution with more segmented organizations. However, the nominated president will hold the two position until the first board meeting in March. After the meeting, he will relinquish one of the post as the bank regulations does not approve of any executive to occupy two positions concurrently.

Trabuco confirms that Brazilian banks have a remarkable corporate governance due to the succession tradition. Their performance and presence in the market are witnessed from past, present and future operations. Bradesco board is expected to issue details of the incoming president to the central bank in 30 days before the council meeting in March.

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The nominated president will lead the bank until at the age of 65 years. The outgoing president Mr. Brandão, who has been in the position for 27 years made the changes. Mr. Trabuco has led the bank as the vice president and has had reach work at the bank. He has contributed significantly in the rebuilding of the country.

A transition of the presidency of the council to Luiz is a sovereign act. The extension was ideally to retain the HSBC corporation process procured by Bradesco in 2015. Trabuco, mentions that his successor will face the challenges from customers who have not yet embraced the digital environment. Adding that, only 14 million of its customers are within the digital setting.

Trabuco believes that the Brazilian economy can be transformed. His advice is the focus of the short-term factors that contribute to the deprived economy. The professional points out the separation of political process and focus on foreign direct investments as a renewal process. Adding, that the economic development will have results on credit.

About Luiz Carlos Trabuco

Luiz has studied philosophy and postgraduate in social psychology from the University of São Paulo and School of Sociology and Politics of São Paulo respectively. His professional leadership career has grown for forty years serving in different levels at Bradesco. The commitment and success he proved in the several positions he served since 1969 has landed him the best candidate for the president post in Bradesco. Luiz also made significant contributions to the insurer group in Bradesco as president. Being the leader of a party that earns Bradesco a revenue of 40% is a remarkable achievement.

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Charity work and life of Dick DeVos

Richard Marvin Dick DeVos Jr. often referred to as Dick DeVos refers to an American businessperson. This is in addition to being an author with a Michigan origin. Being the son to Richard DeVos who is the co-founder of Amway, he worked at the position of the CEO of the company dealing with the consumer’ goods distribution. He served in the position between the year 1993 and 2002.

It was in the year 2006 when he ran for the Governor’s position of Michigan. The outcome was that DeVos lost it to Jennifer Granholm who was the Democratic incumbent then. It was in the year 2012 when his father was listed by the Forbes magazine to be the sixty-seventh richest individual in the United States in possession of about $5.1 billion.

DeVos wife is Betsy Devos who currently serves as the eleventh Secretary of Education of the United States.

Looking at his family and life, his life started in Grand Rapids in Michigan where he was born to the family of Richard Marvin Marvin Devos and Hellen June (Van Wesep). He graduated from the system of the Forest Hills public school. This happened prior to his involvement in the business of the family from the time he was a child.

Looking at his educational attainments, he is a graduate of Northwood University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. This attainment happened prior to his joining the Harvard School of Business then the Executive Study Programs of the Wharton School. Notably, he has attained honorary doctorates from the Grove City College, Northwood University, and the Central Michigan University. Additionally, he earned the recognition of outstanding alumni from the Northwood University.

Dick DeVos serves as the President to the Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation. This refers to a (Grand Rapids) area Foundation which has enhanced the donations of several millions of dollars to the civic, the religious, artistic, the educational, the community as well as the free-market economic establishments beginning from the year 1990. The beneficiaries of the grants that they offer include the Kids Hope USA, the West Michigan Aviation Academy, the Thunderbird School of Global Management, the Mars Hill Bible Church and the American Education Reform Council.

The establishment of the Dick and Betsy DeVos Scholarship program happened in the year 2008. It was initiated by Dick and the wife. This is meant to offer to the students from the developing nations entering MA, MBA or MS.

 

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How Sweetgreen Co-founder Nathaniel Ru Used Technology To Create A Successful Business

Like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Apple’s Steve Jobs and Microsoft’s Bill Gates entrepreneur Nathaniel Ru and the business partners that he co-founded the company Sweetgreen started out with a big idea. Nathaniel Ru and his two friends were college students at Georgetown in Washington DC who got together and brainstormed a game changing business idea in their dorm room. What sets Ru and his business partners apart from Jobs, Gates and Zuckerberg however is that their big idea did not necessarily concern becoming the biggest name in technology. In 2007 these young entrepreneurs set out to conquer a totally different sector of the business world: food. Learn more: http://fortune.com/2016/02/18/sweetgreen-entrepreneurs/

 

Ru and his partners launched the restaurant chain Sweetgreen in order to fill what they saw as a dearth of easily accessible healthy food in the DC area. Their restaurant has won many fans by offering restaurant goers affordable, fresh, locally sourced food. The company has managed to open 40 different locations around the country after launching in the Washington DC area. The menu boasts wholesome and tasty menu selections like a warm salad called the harvest bowl which is comprised of goat cheese, apples, toasted almonds, sweet potatoes and roasted chicken. Sweetgreen also offers its customers a dish called the fish taco warm bowl that includes ingredients like cabbage, tortilla chips, a lime cilantro vinaigrette and roasted steelhead.  Learn more: http://www.thehoya.com/nathaniel-ru-jonathan-neman-and-nicolas-jammet/

 

Though Nathaniel Ru and his partners are not tech world savants they are restaurateurs who have figured out how to build a seamless marriage between technology and good food. While many restaurants have had to adjust to the advent of technology by incorporating digital menu options into their site, Sweetgreen started out being aware of how important technology and the digital world is to building a relationship with contemporary diners in the 21st century. The company has focused on building a website and an app that allows customers to place their orders without having to come to a Sweetgreen location in person. Apparently the Sweetgreen app and website is such a success that according to business publication Fortune magazine one third of Sweetgreen’s sales are made through either of these mediums. Learn more: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2016/09/23/bluecart-simplifying-restaurant-orders-video.html

 

The company has also tried to innovate the restaurant business by throwing out traditional approaches to management. For many restaurants the relationship between corporate and local chains can be a distant one. Not so for Sweetgreen. The company prides itself on breaking down the barriers that typically keep a company’s most senior leadership removed from what is happening on the ground level at their company. They do this by taking time off from their work at the corporate office five times each year to work in their restaurants. This keeps them aware of what is happening with their company and makes them better equipped to make the right strategic decisions for Sweetgreen’s future.