Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez

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

IMPORTANT! More Information about Social Partners of Banesco

Banesco Banco Universal C.A. is a financial institution based in Caracas, Venezuela, leaded by the Venezuelan businessman, [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez]. The bank was founded in 1977 and, today, Banesco is the biggest private financial institution in the country and its activities are not only related to finances and economy, but to culture, sports and social care matters. We brought information about two of the main social partners of Banesco regarding CSR programs. Know more bellow.

Fundana

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Fundana Auction thanks to Banesco

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Fundana Auction thanks to Banesco

The Foundation Amigos del Niño que Amerita Protección (Fundana in Spanish), is a non-profit civil association, made up of professionals and technicians from the social area, dedicated to providing protection to children between of 0-6 years old who are deprived of the environment family for physical, emotional or neglect actions. The mission of Fundana is to rescue and develop to the maximum of the potential of those kids and to achieve its reintegration into a harmonious family environment.

Fundana was created with the purpose of attending and forming in its shelters, called the “Chiquiticos“, to children from newborn until the 6 years of age. Children who lack affection, love and dedication, moral education and care that will allow them, in the future to develop as healthy, useful and happy adults.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Other contribution from Banesco to children

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Other contribution from Banesco to children

A.C. Red de Casas Don Bosco

Integrated in a group of nine houses distributed in several states in Venezuela, the network of houses Don Bosco is an initiative dedicated to fully support children, adolescents and youth people at a social risk. This program is inserted in the so-called PAIS Project, which has fundamental stages as The Approach; this is done through a multidisciplinary team of psychologists and doctors, right where the children are concentrated in situations of neglect and high risk.

Recently, Banesco made a contribution of Bs. 4,01 million for this year to finance the association’s ARIS program.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Banesco Opens Christmas Painting Contest to Venezuelan Children

Banesco Banco Universal, Venezuelan financial institution leaded by [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], invites children to free their creativity in the Pinta la Navidad contest, in order to decorate the Banesco Tower in El Rosal, Caracas, with Christmas motif. Today, [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez] brings more details and information about this beautiful and creative contest for the Venezuelan Christmas.

Participation process

In order to participate, parents must download the template available at Banesco.com for their children to draw freehand (with marker, watercolor, paint, crayon or chalk) what Christmas means for them. Parents should send the scanned drawing or a good resolution photograph and send it to the email pintalanavidad@banesco.com in JPG or PDF format.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Using their own imagination

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Using their own imagination

According to the information provided by [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], the drawings will be shown on the Facebook page of Banesco, with reference to parents who must follow Banesco in their social networks.

Prizes and categories

The drawing that results elected will decorate the façade of the building from December 1, accompanied by the global awards of Bs. 275,000.

The contest consists on 3 categories:

  • Category 1: From four (04) to six (06) years old.
  • Category 2: From seven (07) to nine (09) years old.
  • Category 3: Ten (10) to twelve (12) years old.

It will be evaluated as follows:

  • 40% score will come from the likes and Shares obtained by the photo in social networks (Facebook).
  • 60% will correspond to the evaluation made by a jury composed of five people elected by Banesco.
Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Bringing a message of hope to Venezuelan families

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Bringing a message of hope to Venezuelan families

Other details

According to Maigualida Diaz, Executive vice president of Marketing and Innovation of Banesco, the emblematic Santa has always being part of the Christmas spirit of Banesco, but also Christmas is a time to bring a message of hope and joy for Venezuelan families. On this occasion, the institution wants to turn its façade into a gigantic Christmas card made by its children. Maigualida Diaz also invited the public to be part of the contest and participate with families and children.

IMPORTANT! Second Consecutive Year of Participatory Budget in Margarita

NGOs and social institutions that live in Nueva Esparta state can present their projects to support diverse Venezuelan communities in the areas of health, education, sports, culture, ecology and health care. Know more about this new edition of the Participatory Budget as part of the CSR programs of Banesco, financial institution leaded by [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez].

From October 3 to 27, 2016, different non-governmental organizations in the areas of health, education, sports, culture, ecology and health care will be able to present their support projects to the communities of Nueva Esparta state in the Participatory Budget for the second consecutive year. This year an amount of Bs. 1,000,000.00 will be destined to diverse projects and those presented by the people should not exceed Bs. 250,000.00.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Ciudad Banesco, Caracas

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Ciudad Banesco, Caracas

According to Mariela Colmenares, executive vice president of Communications and CSR of Banesco, in 2015 the institution had an excellent receptivity and supported three initiatives of great impact for the region of Nueva Esparta, and this year, the bank hopes to repeat the great experience.

With the Participative budget, the financial institution already adds 9 years encouraging projects that benefit the communities of Zulia and Merida states and in the Baruta Municipality of the Capital District. To the date, more than 4.9 million bolivars have been distributed to social projects.

About this, Mariela Colmenares also said that in the bank, the team believes in building a better future for children, adolescents and the elderly people in Venezuela, who are benefited from the initiative of the Corporate Social Responsibility programs of Banesco.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Mariela Colmenares

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Mariela Colmenares

There will be a preselection of the projects presented on October 28 and 29 and the final selection will be on November 4. NGOs and institutions wishing to submit their proposals to the second edition of the Participatory Budget Margarita 2016 should go to www.banesco.com.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca with a New Independent Consultant

The board of Abanca has approved the appointment of Eduardo Eraña as a new independent consultant of the entity. After this new addition, the highest governing body of the bank is composed of nine members, five of whom are under the figure of independent participants. This time, Eduardo Eraña, who is public accountant by the National Autonomous University of Mexico, has been appointed by the council chairman nominating committee. It is a public accountant by the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Know more about his experience and career bellow.

Career and charges of Eduardo Eraña

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Career and experience

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Career and experience

As reported by the institution –Abanca-, Eduardo Eraña has over 40 years of experience in the financial sector leading the charge of expert in payment means. In recent years, Abanca has been particularly active in launching innovative products in this segment, along with new cards and new payment services through mobile banking (Abanca Pay, Abanca Cash, service Samsung Pay).

Until few months ago, Eduardo Eraña was performing as the president of Visa Inc. in Latin America and the Caribbean, assuming the strategy and business projects of the company in 44 countries. Previously, he served as executive vice president at Visa Latin America and the Caribbean and president of Visa Mexico. Finally, during his career in Visa, Eduardo Eraña consolidated his position as a leader in electronic payment systems in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Other members of the institution

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Other members of the institution

Other participants of the Council Committee

The council committee of Abanca is integrated by Javier Etcheverría de la Muela, who is the current president; [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], vice presidente of the entity, Francisco Botas Ratera, CEO, and other spokespersons members such as Eduardo Eraña Guerra, José García Montalvo, Pedro Raúl López Jácome, José Ramón Rodrigo Zarza, Ignacio Sánchez-Asiaín Sanz and Carina Szpilka Lázaro.

IMPORTANT! Ciudad Banesco Hosts the XII Edition of the Fundana Auction

Ciudad Banesco, the headquarters of Banesco, leaded by [Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez], hosts the twelfth edition of the Fundana Auction, which this year is under the slogan Painting the future (Pintando futuro in Spanish). The activity will take place on this Sunday October 30, 2016 at the headquarters of Banesco from 11 a.m. It is also important to distinguish that Fundana is a private non-profit organization created in 1991 and one of the social partners of Banesco.

About the Auction

As is tradition, the event will be on charge of Elias Bentolila. This time, the public could take the original pieces of art of Jesus Soto, Oswaldo Beams, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Abigail Valera, Juan Toro, Carlos Medina, Grillo and EDO, among others. With this idea, Fundana tries to achieve the objective of raising funds to keep different social programs among which we can distinguish the program Villas de los chiquiticos.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Previous editions of the auction

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Previous editions of the auction

Last year, the XI Fundana Auction raised a record of Bs. 133 million. The most sought-after works and the artists whose works were most valued by buyers were: Rafael Barrios with his Acrobatic (Bs 17 million.), Jorge Pallares with Utopia De Un Beso (Bs 8.5 million.), José Antonio Dávila with En presencia – LXXXIX (89) (Illusion, appearance and reality) (Bs. 7.5 million) and Raul Cardozo with La última cena (Bs. 6,000,000).

In 2014, they were auctioned more than 130 pieces and a total of Bs. 15,140,000 million. The most sought-after works were Esfera de anillo of Hector Ramirez (B 2.2 million.); En presencia of Jose Antonio Davila Espejo (Bs 1,230,000.); Dislocada of Rafael Barrios (Bs. 1.1 million) and Induction Chromatique Navidad 1H of Carlos Cruz Diez (Bs. 650,000).

About Villas de los chiquiticos

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Services for the society

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Services for the society

According to Nathalie Abuchaibe, director of the program Villas de los chiquiticos, it is about a place home for 120 babies, among which we can find from newborns to kids up to 7 years-old, who have been victims of neglect and abuse of diverse types, so they deserve to be temporarily separated from their biological family and protected in a House- Home.

During their stay in Las Villas, young kids receive comprehensive care to fully develop their full potential through the services of social work, psychology, pediatrics, neurology, early childhood education, recreation, sport, physiotherapy and nutrition, among others. To date they have protected more than 10,000 children in Venezuela.

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