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What He’s Done For Bradesco, How He Climbed Through Its Ranks, And His Workplace And Educational History – Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi is a Brazilian banker that is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Banco Bradesco, larger than all banks in the nation of Brazil than one financial institution in Itau Unibanco. Mr. Trabuco was hired on into this dual role in March of 2009, having worked for Bradesco for forty years at that point in time. Being promoted internally to such a lofty position is not commonly seen in today’s business world, rather than companies and organizations hiring executives from other entities or who’ve never worked for the hiring entity.

Mr. Trabuco first came to public light in the early 2000s. In 2006, he was named the Insurance Personality of the Year for his work as the President of Bradesco’s insurance division, an award he won again the following year. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi became even more well-known in March of 2009 when he was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. However, it’s safe to say the bulk of his publicity came in August of 2015 when Bradesco entered negotiations with HSBC Brazil, another large Brazilian bank, to purchase their assets and likeness.

Although it’s difficult for anyone familiar with Brazilian banking to look back and wonder why, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi faced considerable criticism from financial news media regarding the then-potential transaction. Such dispute quickly faded after the transaction was finalized in the early months of 2016. The $5.2 billion price tag brought along what’s equal to six years of organic growth within Bradesco’s ranks, helping narrow the gap between Bradesco and Itau Unibanco.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi rose from the entry-level position of bank teller all the way to his current dual roles, although it may have taken slightly longer than four decades of effort. Let’s look into where Mr. Trabuco came from, how he was educated, his rally through the ranks of Banco Bradesco, and even some awards he’s received in recent years.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was born in Marilia, Brazil, back in October of 1951. He graduated Brazil’s equivalent of high school far ahead of schedule. Rather than wasting his mental talents, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi decided to enroll in college. Less than four years later, again graduating ahead of his time, he earned a degree in Philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy, Letters, and Human Sciences of the University of Sao Paulo. Building off of his bachelor’s degree from USP, consistently ranked as the most reputable university in Brazil year after year, Mr. Trabuco stayed within the broad confines of Sao Paulo’s metropolitan area and earned a degree in Socio-Psychology. This graduate degree would immediately help him get along with others, whether it be interviewers, customers, or coworkers.

In 1969, at the young age of eighteen, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was hired by Bradesco’s Marilia branch as a bank teller. It was this early on in his career in which he proved his loyalty to his employer, moving more than five hours’ driving distance away from Sao Paulo and back to his birthplace of Marilia.

Just two years later, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi accepted a position at Bradesco’s headquarters in Osasca, Sao Paulo, moving his place of living another five-plus hours to be closer to his employer. In 1984, Mr. Trabuco was named the Director of Marketing. Later on, starting in 1992, he served as the Executive Vice President of Bradesco’s pension division, then was bumped up to President in 1998. He did this again with Bradesco’s insurance division in 1999 and 2003, respectively.

Most recently, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was named the Entrepreneur of the Year by Isto E Dinheiro, a reputable financial news source.

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Arthur Becker: Real Estate Investments And More

Not to be confused with the retired professional basketball player, Arthur Becker is the executive director at the Massachusetts-based company Navisite, Inc. He is an investor who made his fortune in the tech industry and has an interest real estate. He owns a trio of townhouses in Soho in New York City and is involved in a condominium development.

Specifically, he has investments in 10 Sullivan Street. He owns 30, 40 and 50 Sullivan Street. The properties were among homes developed by Kevin Maloney’s Property Markets Group and Robert Gladstone’s Madison Equities. While he would not comment on how much he invested, information from Real Capital Analytics reveals that he put out $15 million worth of preferred equity and secured a $5 million mortgage for this property project. The current value of the property, however, is significantly higher.

Becker estimates that he put an additional $4 million into one of the townhouses because he was planning on moving into it. He considered the other two properties as investment opportunities and planned to sell or lease them. He noted that the other two presented exceptional opportunities because they both have larger backyards than the 20 Sullivan townhouse he did not take.

According to NY Times, Becker, who has put $500 million into New York real estate via his Atlantic Investors LLC. He has praised the entire project, including the condominium, telling the press that PMG and ME created something “beautiful” on an unusual lot. He praised the work done in order to maximize the height of the condominium and added that the four previously mentioned townhouse were erected on “one of the most charming streets” in the area which is why he confessed he was “excited to own them.” Becker has also made real estate investments with AmBase Corp, the JDS Development Group, and Property Markets Group.

For more info on Mr. Arthur Becker, visit his Linked In profile, also check out his perezhilton.com “tag page”.

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Meet Tony Petrello: The CEO Responsible For Nabors Industries Constant Success

Nabors Industries is a prominent natural gas and geothermal drilling company based in Hamilton, Bermuda. Since its formation in 1968, the firm has built an excellent reputation based on dedication and commitment to high-quality services. Much of the company’s recent success is owed to its current CEO, Tony Petrello. Mr. Petrello is lauded for insightful leadership and business that have significantly contributed towards the company’s success.

Nabors Industries is proud to be the largest land-based drilling entity and a top provider of offshore drilling rigs to the U.S. As a prominent player in the industry, the firm is skilled in the provision of innovative technologies, performance equipment and drilling services to various clients. Much of Nabors success is attributed to its highly skilled workforce that continues to set high standards for professional excellence.

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Land and offshore drilling- the enterprise boasts the largest land exploration rig fleet worldwide. Such an attribute is enforced by the presence of 500 rigs in over 25 countries with oil and gas deposits. Additionally, Nabors in on course to acquire an extra 215 rigs to supplement the huge workload available. On the other hand, the enterprise has significantly invested in offshore drilling to capitalize on the enormous oil deposits in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. The presence of 48 operational offshore rigs in the United States is a testament to their financial strength.

Drilling software and technology- Nabors has set itself apart from its competitors by adopting state-of-the-art technology aimed at providing unmatched services to customers. Such technology involves the use of innovative products such as DRILLSMART, RIGWATCH, ROCKIT and Revit. Such products have immensely contributed to drilling efficiency and precise execution of tasks.

Rig equipment-Nabors is committed to providing high-quality petroleum products while also adhering to the highest standards of effectiveness and safety. Such a ruthless focus has promoted the use of case running tools, automated pipe handling, torquing equipment and Canrig Drilling Technology.

Read more: Executive Bio, Compensation History, and Contacts

Former Nabors CEO Eugene Isenberg Steps Down From Leadership Post

Tony Petrello holds the current CEO post courtesy of Isenberg’s resignation after two decades at the helm. However, Mr. Isenberg will still serve as Chairman of Nabors’ Board of Directors. Aged 81, Isenberg is credited with steering the company towards success from the jaws of bankruptcy. Petrello’s immense knowledge and experience as COO served as added advantage in his appointment as CEO. More importantly, Tony Petrello think-out-of-the-box attitude speaks volumes about his creativity as a leader.

Why Tony Petrello Didn’t Top the Best-Paid Bosses In 2014

Mr. Petrello earned a mouthwatering $ 68.2 million annual salary in 2013 as a token of his industrious commitment to company development. Such an enormous figure earned Tony Petrello the n0.1 spot on the 50 top-paid CEOs list in 2013. Since his appointment as CEO, company share prices skyrocketed to 180%, a move that stimulated shareholder outrage in the wake of his astonishing paycheck.

High stock prices contributed to an increment of the company’s valuation but failed to attract as much revenue as was expected. After a series of consultative meetings, the Board finally decided to restructure the compensation package through several measures. With a trimmed salary it is highly unlikely that Petrello will top the annual list again.

Read more about Tony Petrello on Bloomberg
Read more about Tony and Cynthia Petrello at the Houston Chronicle

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Andy Wirth: How the California Drought affects Local Ski Resorts

Andy Wirth is an active member of the community. He is the President of Alpine Meadows of Tahoe, Inc. and the President of Squaw Valley Ski Corporation. He is also involved in the community in many other aspects. He is raising money for the Navy Seal Foundation, raising over $14,000. Learn more about Andy Wirth: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/news/articles/2014/09/andy-wirth-squaw-valley.aspx and www.kcrw.com/people/andy-wirth

He shares his encouraging story about a life changing accident that he has encountered, and the challenges that it has brought him. As mentioned above, he is quite involved with the community and his corporation. At Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows he has planned to connect two ski resorts with a gondola, making it easier for local skiers to get from one mountain to the other.

There is an interview with Andy Wirth where you can hear his comments about the Californian drought and how it will affect ski resorts like the ones he works with. I heard the interview on KCRM and was immediately intrigued. If you are interested in hearing it, it is on “Press Play with Madeleine Brand”. Read more: Interview with Squaw Valley CEO Andy Wirth | Tahoetopia and Season 4 Episode 11 – Squaw Valley – Undercover Boss Photos: Andy Wirth

Andy Wirth is devastated by the Californian drought; it made for a tough winter. He believes that even though it was tough, they could still survive through many winters. If we use science and make snow, it would be easier to become more profitable as a company in California.

Andy Wirth talks with Madeleine Brand about what invites warm temperatures into California and how it will affect future winters. Along with Colorado ski resorts, Andy is reworking his business models to look into ski resort activities and how to bring in more skiers looking for an interactive and community based trip!

He also talks about how he has become very knowledgable about weather, renewable energy, and reducing his carbon footprint for his companies. With many people like Andy Wirth, we can have many more successful snow filled winters.

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Brian Bonar and Patrick Ponsaty Transform Escondido into a Hot Spot of Fine Cuisine

Acclaimed chef and Frenchman Patrick Ponsaty has adopted the hillsides of Escondido as his new home. Originally from the city of Toulouse in the Midi-PyrŽnŽes region of France, he now finds himself working to transform The Ranch at Bandy Canyon into a French dining destination. The Ranch is a 144-acre event space in the heart of the San Pasqual Valley where the chef is catering on behalf of his downtown Escondido restaurant, Bellamy’s.

Bellamy’s atmosphere can be compared to that of chef Thomas Keller, and his acclaimed Napa Valley Restaurant. The 1880s adobe structure of the property has been transformed into a destination for exquisite food, a home for Ponsaty’s collection of Armagnac and a menu of Ponsaty’s excellent cooking. The restaurant earned him the title of Meilleurs Ouvreir de France in 2012.

In his Facebook page, Brian Bonar has a long-term vision of what will become of The Ranch, but his vision of Bellamy’s is already well under way. Although the dining room is dated and in need of renovations, the menu for the establishment is already exquisite. Offerings include extravagant dishes such as quenelle of magenta-hued SuzieÕs Farm beet sorbet with watercress and goat cheese, local mushrooms and sea scallops in a truffle-scented carpaccio, and bacon-wrapped monkfish with morels.

Formerly, Ponsaty worked as executive chef at El Bizcocho at Rancho Bernardo Inn. After a successful Tutelage of prodigy Gavin Kaysen during this time, he moved on to other ventures such as La Bastide, Bernard’O, Mistral at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, and MOF. Since arriving at Bellamy’s and The Ranch, Ponsaty has finally gained well-deserved recognition as well as a sense of freedom that he has not had before.

Brian Bonar is the owner of The Ranch at Bandy Canyon and Bellamy’s, and has allowed Ponsaty to collaborate in all aspects of the two businesses as well as a downtown pizza restaurant, The Italian Next Door By Bellamy’s. Bonar had been a fan of Ponsaty’s since his time at El Bizcocho at Rancho Bernardo Inn, and happily roped him in to sit at the helm of Bellamy’s. The restaurant has since transformed into a surprising center of innovative French cuisine and is becoming the go-to spot for San Diegans – read more here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/brian-bonar-receives-professional-networking-communitys-highest-honor-98913914.html.

Brian Bonar himself is originally from Scotland and has established himself as a successful entrepreneur and businessman around the world. Beginning his long and impressive career as a procurement manager at IBM, his most recent position was as the Chairman and CEO of Trucept, an insurance services and temporary staffing company. Bonar also holds a PhD in International Business Development Studies. As the owner of The Ranch at Bandy Canyon and Bellamy’s, Bonar’s collaborations with Ponsaty is transforming Escondido and Bandy Canyon into an impressive destination of fine cuisine.