Luiz Carlo Trabuco Cappi first became employed by Bradesco on April 17, 1969, when he was 17. It was during these years that Trabuco got a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Sao Paulo, followed by a degree in Social Psychology from the University of Sao Paulo. In 1983 Trabuco first started entering into leadership positions. From 1984 to 1992 he served as its Department Director. He sat as the President of the National Association for Private Pension Plans from 1994 to 2000. It was during these years that he sat as the president of Bradesco Vida e Previdiencia SA until 1998.
In 1999 Trabuco was made one of the vice presidents of the company. From 2000 to 2003 he sat on the Managing Board for the Brazilian Association for Listed Companies. In 2003 he was made the president of Bradesco Seguros, the bank’s insurance branch. He has been the presiding chairman of the board of Bradesco Bank since October 3, 2017. Prior to that, he had been the companies CEO since March 10, 2009. Other roles during his 40 years include serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Odontoprev S.A., President of Associação Nacional da Previdência Privada, President of Federação Nacional de Saúde Suplementar, and Member of the Board of Governors and Executive Vice-President of Confederação Nacional das Empresas de Seguros Gerais, and Effective Member of Association Internationale pour l’Etude de l’Economie de I’Assurance.
Late last year Trabuco announced his decision to vacate the CEO spot and to assume the presidency of the company’s board. This position is being vacated by Lazaro Brandao who is retiring, having filled this current role since the early 90s. He announced the transition last October. The company board announced a replacement for the CEO position in March. The Bradesco leadership predict a future of continued rise.