Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez

General Information about Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banesco

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: New Agreement for Knowledge Exchange between IESIDE and CUNEF

The Institute of Higher Education in Intercontinental Business (IESIDE in Spanish) and the University College of Financial Studies (CUNEF in Spanish) are now redoubling their educational and research work with the signing of a cooperation agreement. They both were attended by the rector IESIDE president, Miguel Angel Alvarez Escotet and CUNEF directorAlvaro Cuervo Garcia during the event.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Education and knowledge

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Education and knowledge

The agreement, with an initial period of three years, aims to strengthen the links between the two entities. In this way, the intention is to promote the exchange of students and teachers, but also access to library materials, research and studies between the two institutions.

The collaboration between IESIDE and CUNEF goes a step further and puts the objective of joint realization of own research, and the development of educational programs on financial knowledge and big data for the following months under this formula of cooperation. The agreement also reserves a space for dissemination and implementation of academic events, conferences, seminars and lectures on relevant economic and social aspects that will also be promoted.

The first curse in the IESIDE

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: IESIDE and the board of directors of Abanca

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: IESIDE and the board of directors of Abanca

In the coming weeks it is expected to begin the first programs launched by IESIDE. Since its introduction last April, the academic institution has worked hard to have a training catalog that includes the official degree program in Business Administration, the University MBA, six dual Bachelor titles in Business Administration / ADE with the Dublin Business School and a total of 26 master’s degree studies, specialist and expert.

IESIDE, which is an educational project Abanca, has three training centers in A Coruña, Pontevedra and Vigo, as well as a student residence located in Pontevedra. From their classrooms collaboration between the university and business world in Galicia, thanks to an education based on innovation, use of technological elements and international vocation power.

Abanca and CRDO Valdeorras Provide Joint Funding Formulas

Abanca and the Regulatory Council Designation of Orixe Valdeorras have recently renewed their cooperation on financial matters. This is about an agreement which includes the main demands of the sector and offers credit options for wineries and grape growers at the start of the campaign.

The president of the Regulatory Council Designation of Orixe Valdeorras, Francisco Garcia Alvarez, and the area manager of Abanca in East Ourense, Diego Fernandez Borrajo, initialed in Vilamartín of Valdeorras a text that represents the commitment of the financial institution with a basic component of the productive economy of the interior of Ourense and with a strategic sector for Galicia. The director of Banca Agro Abanca, Jesus Combarro Pereira also participated in the event.

In addition to that, the team of Abanca Insurance has also worked to incorporate specific products for both producers (exploration line for wine farms, group health insurance and collective accident insurance) and for bodegas (wineries safe SMEs).

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: The products

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: The products

Abanca has as a differential added a specific division focused on the primary sector and its needs, Agro Bank. This is an offer that combines a large number of specialized managers and a network of offices in Galicia, present in most of the municipalities where the wine sector is particularly relevant.

All these efforts are in response to a burst of campaign marked by widespread delays in harvesting grapes and a bearish forecasts based on the spring rains that favored the action of fungi or high temperatures and low rainfall during the summer.

About the Designation of Orixe Valdeorras

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca

Designation of Orixe Valdeorras is one of the four appellations of origin in the province of Ourense. It consists of 45 wineries in the municipalities of A Rua, Larouco, O Barco, O Bolo, Petín, Rubiá and Vilamartín. The wines of this D.O occupy a total of 1,171 hectares of land in which 1,460 winegrowers work. In 2015, crop production in Valdeorras exceeded 6.5 million kilos of grapes.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Banesco and the Best Attention to Social Network Cases

Banesco Banco Universal, financial institution leaded by Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez and with 100% Venezuelan capital, reported that during the first half of 2016 attended 11,479 cases through their social networks; the attention refers to consultations and requirements for products and services of the institution. The financial organization has official accounts on: 

  • Twitter,
  • Facebook,
  • Instagram,
  • Google+,
  • Youtube,
  • and Linkedin, besides having a blog.

66.17% of the 11,479 cases received corresponded to Banesco’s customer requirements; 33.82% of cases were about inquiries by followers of the bank about their services and products.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: All means available for attention

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: All means available for attention

@Banesco, the banks’ account on Twitter, remains the favorite social network by Banesco clients. In that social network, the bank adds more than 619 thousand followers. In addition to serving as a liaison for answering inquiries and requirements, the account offers content of interest on: 

  • personal finance,
  • entrepreneurship,
  • technology,
  • ephemeris,
  • sports,
  • business,
  • fun facts and news about products, services or promotions bank.

On Facebook, Banesco has 248,336 followers, while on Instagram, during this semester, the bank exceeded 50 thousand followers. The YouTube channel “Banesco in Pictures” recorded more than 3.1 million views and 6,559 subscribers. At the end of June 2016 the Blog.banesco.com launched new image and it exceeded 5,186,987 million accumulated visits.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: The financial institution atending its clients

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: The financial institution atending its clients

Among the activities for Banesco’s followers on social networks in the first half of the year, Banesco announced the winners of the Second Edition of the Contest Mobile Photography Venezuelan Architecture 2015 on Instagram, and presented awards to the top three (3 Cards TodoTicket with pre-paid amounts totaling Bs. 240,000). The book, which compiles the 32 best images on the architectural work in Venezuela, will be available in digital edition for free download soon.

Simultaneously, the Third Edition of the competition started, this time and it is dedicated to the “Portraits of Venezuela” in all its facets.

Banesco Opens Cohort of Microenterprise Program

Banesco Banco Universal, leaded by Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez, and Project 365 Venezuela announced the beginning of a new cohort of Microenterprise Training Program for entrepreneurs in the fashion industry and the textile sector in Venezuela.

Carolyn Aldana, from Project 365 Venezuela, said the course will begin on next October 3. It will be conducted in Caracas in the IUGT spaces, located on Francisco Solano Ave., Solano Tower, Sabana Grande, Caracas.

Those interested in participating in the Microenterprise Training Program, Project 365 Venezuela and IUGT have to write an email to proyecto365venezuela@gmail.com.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Banesco and its CSR efforts

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Banesco and its CSR efforts

The program consists of five classes only on Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 2:00 to 5 p.m. A certificate of completion will be given to every participant.

During its first year, Project 365 Venezuela was awarded by the Iberoamerican Design Biennial based in Madrid due to its contribution to the world of the Venezuelan fashion. It also had a fruitful cultural exchange with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Venezuela through the selection of seven designers who had the task of running 14 creations using the Batik (Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO) as raw material and gave it a local interpretation.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Proyecto 365 Venezuela

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Proyecto 365 Venezuela

The Microenterprise Training Program is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of Banesco. Courses are offered in various parts of the national territory through partnerships with institutions such as Fe y Alegria, Social Fundacción, the University Institute of Management and Technology, Option Venezuela, the University of SIGO, Business SMEs, the municipality of Baruta, the Government of Miranda, the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Aragua State, University of Los Andes and Superatec, among others institutions.

Some benefits participants gain

• Growth in the percentage of your sales.

• Faster growth in the adoption of management practices.

• Ability to establish effective record formats income and expenses.

• Ability to divide the money between the production unit and family.

• Ability to set wages and earnings of employees.

• Growth in adopting marketing practices.

• Improved productivity and business efficiency.

• Improved quality of your life.

• Improved relations with your customer.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Banesco Contributing to the Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

Banesco Banco Universal, leaded by Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez, contributed Bs. 3 million for the construction and equipping of the Intensive Care Unit of the Children’s Orthopedic Hospital as part of its projects of Corporate Social Responsibility. The financial institution, which contributed to this initiative a similar amount last year, renewed its support to the Venezuelan Foundation against Infantile Paralysis, one of its social allies.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Orthopedic Children's Hospital

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Orthopedic Children’s Hospital

About the institution

The Children’s Orthopedic Hospital attended 246,232 children and performed 4,847 surgeries in 2015.

Andreina Vogeler, executive director of the foundation, provided important information about the hospital and commented that the new units of the Intensive Care Unit of the Children’s Orthopedic Hospital have a floor of 400 square meters, 7 beds and the highest technology equipment.

Since 2003, Banesco has accompanied this institution in the process of empowerment and rescuing spaces for patient care, as well as the acquisition of medical equipment in different areas of the hospital. Until 2016, Banesco has contributed a total of Bs. 10,073,934 to the Foundation.

The Venezuelan Foundation against Infantile Paralysis was created in 1942. This institution promoted the construction of the Children’s Orthopedic Hospital in Caracas that serves children with locomotor and neuromuscular problems from different parts of the country.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Bs. 3 millions for the Intensive Care Unit

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Bs. 3 millions for the Intensive Care Unit

About Banesco

Since 1998, Banesco implemented its Corporate Social Responsibility Program that promotes education, health and financial inclusion of Venezuelans, jointly with its social partners and allies, as well as the greater welfare of their workers. Since 2008, Banesco conducts its CSR reports with the GRI methodology, which is currently made with the standard G4 under the “Compliance Exhaustive”. As a signatory of the Global Compact of the United Nations, the bank is committed to compliance with the principles of Human Rights, Labor Practices, Environment and Anticorruption.

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