Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez

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

78 Mano Amiga School Students Received Scholarships

TodoTicket, Venezuelan company responsible for the administration and management of social benefits and prepaid products, renewed its support to the students of the Mano Amiga School. The company contributed with Bs. 2.1 million for the scholarship program which benefits 78 students of seventh grade in this educational institution, located in Filas de Mariche, Caracas. Today, Banesco and its CEO, Juan Carlos Escotet give you some information about this great CSR project.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: TodoTicket provided scholarships to Mano Amiga students

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: TodoTicket provided scholarships to Mano Amiga students

Patricia Riera, general manager of TodoTicket, stressed that it is essential to support the development of the country by the educational path. According to what she mentioned, the team reaffirms their commitment to the Mano Amiga School, because they are aware about the history of that institution, which make them offer a comprehensive education to their students, who are formed with a high commitment to excellence.

Riera also said that the plan sponsor-oriented to the education of students of Mano Amiga will continue. She stressed that, apart from the monetary support TodoTicket provides, they will also work hand in hand with the institution to promote values such as responsibility, quality, trust and commitment. The team of TodoTicket bets on the future of the country and is committed to that work.

About Mano Amiga Schools

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Children benefited

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Children benefited

Mano Amiga Institutes are schools founded by the Christ’s Legionaries, through the Altius Foundation, which seeks to improve the quality of life and reaching to overcome the life of children and young people from the most unfortunate sectors of the country. In Venezuela they have two schools, one in Filas de Mariche and another in Turgua.

Mano Amiga is a project of social education and integral development for communities. In addition, the objective is saving thousands of children from poverty and marginalization, to be good citizens and good Christians. These projects are aimed to the population at risks of:

  • malnutrition,
  • disease,
  • violence,
  • crime,
  • vices, etc.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca Helps 5 Innovators to Develop Their Projects

Abanca has launched the ABANCA Innova Program, which is an initiative to promote talent with the intention of helping university students in training and occupationally skills in order to develop and make their innovation projects a reality. The program has as an objective to provide the skills and working methods necessary for them to create their own start-up or develop and see their innovation project implemented within Abanca.

According to Maria Camino, General Director of Human Capital at Abanca, the Abanca Innova Program is part of the commitment to knowledge and innovation of the institution, which are the two most powerful aspects considered by Abanca to generate economic and social development in their context.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca Innova Program

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca Innova Program

More financial innovation

Candidates for this program must submit a draft applicable to financial activity, such as planning new products and services, improving customer experience, creating new channels or applications, innovation, etc. Abanca will select five of them and offer an incentive package into two blocks: training and employment. In the first one, lasting 12 weeks, Abanca is offering scholarships to the five selected for the realization of the Advanced Lean Innovation Program based on Adobe Kickbox methodology.

At the end of this period, an innovator who will move to the next phase will be selected among the five participants. In the next phase, Abanca will offer a one-year contract to the innovator, time in which, integrated in teams developing new ideas, the innovator will participate in the development and implementation of the project within the bank.

Selection process

The selection of the five innovators participants will be made through the web www.abanca.com/innova, which is the channel where candidates must submit their applications. The process started on June 22 and ends on July 12. The communication of the selected applications will be held in the last week of July.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca

Visa Recognizes Banesco’s Service for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Banesco Banco Universal, a bank institution of 100% Venezuelan capital leaded by Juan Carlos Escotet, was recognized for the fourth consecutive year from Visa for its Quality in the Performance of its Service in 2015 as an issuer of Consumer Credit Products in the category of Effectiveness Against Fraud, which, at the same time is related to the category of Multinational Institution.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Different Visa Cards thanks to Banesco

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Different Visa Cards thanks to Banesco

With these awards, this brand tries to highlight the performance of different financial institutions with which it operates across the world.

Luleyma Escalante, Executive Director of Banesco, explained that the cause in this indicator is the result of the analysis, processing and settlement of each claim of the card members of the bank in a very effective way, which results in quality of service to customers, minimization of costs as well as through the provision of a well trained staff in the application of the operating rules of the Visa brand.

According to Luleyma Escalante, this award given by Visa is a great pride and clear demonstration of high level in the work performance that holds the Cards Operations team whose results have been very consistent over time.

Banesco Banco Universal is the leader in Venezuela in the business of credit cards and debit cards, with more than 9.6 million cards issued.

Luleyma Escalante also commented that this is a value given to the teamwork; the quality of the service is a result of the contribution of each of those who make up the chain of care to its cardholders. This award measures the efficiency with which they are issued and processed chargebacks fraud unrelated to the category of multinational institution, this is that the relationship chargebacks obtained versus total issued chargebacks is the best in the world in the indicated category.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Debit cards

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Debit cards

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: RetratosDeVenezuela: A New Banesco’s Contest

Banesco Banco Universal, leaded by the Venezuelan businessman Juan Carlos Escotet, presented the third edition of its digital mobile photography contest. Through the Instagram account of the bank and with the #RetratosDeVenezuela hashtag, the financial institution recognizes different possibilities of portraiture in digital format. Bs. 540,000 in cash will be distributed and the best images will be published in a digital book.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: New possibilities

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: New possibilities

Portrait is one of the oldest types of photography. Today, thanks to social networks, our time has made of portrait a favorite practice of the current picture, and one of the most celebrated ways of the image by all users of mobile communications.

According to the distinguished Mariela Colmenares, Executive vice-president of Banesco, with the #RetratosdeVenezuela contest, the bank wants its followers in social networks deepen the different characteristics of the portrait as a type of photography. Month after month, renowned photographers-curators accompany a dynamic range of possibilities and themes such as self-portraits, family portrait, pets, senior age, events, personalities, the documentary or set portrait and fashion portraits.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Mariela Colmenares, Executive vice-president of the bank

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Mariela Colmenares, Executive vice-president of the bank

Colmenares also commented that every month the bank will have a special guest to guide the participation of eight dimensions of this type of photography, giving participants the opportunity to investigate different approaches to this interesting practice of contemporary photography.

The #RetratosDeVenezuela Final Competition Jury will be composed by Ricardo Jimenez, Andreina Mujica, Basque Szinetar, and Consuelo Gonzalez Lorena Di Carlo and the prizes will be the following:

  • First place: Bs. 200,000 in TodoTicket card.
  • Second place: Bs. 180,000 in TodoTicket card.
  • Third place: Bs. 160,000 in TodoTicket card.

The theme #RetratosDeVenezuela must be present in a clear and comprehensive photographic composition, regardless of the context in which it is taken. In order to understand the contest conditions, the interested participants can join the Facebook page of Banesco Banco Universal in the #RetratosDeVenezuela Contest app.

The user must tag his/her photo with the hashtags: #RetratosDeVenezuela and #IgersVenezuela. Users can also enter as often as they wish in each month of unlimited number of photos tagged contest.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Take your best portrait photography

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Take your best portrait photography

V Television and Oporto Wine Cellars Representing Abanca

Abanca presented last month the annual corporate governance report of the bank at the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV); it is about a document in which, in addition to the remuneration of its directors and executives, it shows the representation they exercise in other companies within the group.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: CNMV

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: CNMV

The president of the bank, Javier Etcheverría, apart from the place corresponding to his charge, does not occupy other consultant charge’s place. However, vice president Juan Carlos Escotet, is in charge of being the visible face of Abanca Industrial and Business Corporation into two companies outside the financial activity.

The first company is Medios Audiovisuales de Galicia (V Television), in which Abanca Corporation – represented by Escotet – holds the position of vice president, in addition to a counselor. The other company is Sogevinus which is the company that manages the Oporto wine cellars, promoted by Julio Fernandez Gayoso at the stage of Caixanova. His name is on the list of assets for sale of the entity.

Apart from these companies, Juan Carlos Escotet is ranked in the counselor charge of Abanca Vida y Pensiones, representing Business Corporation Holding and Assets of Galicia, as well as the president in Abanca Holding Financiero, SA, which is a firm that controls 86, 79% of the bank’s capital.

About V Television

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: The Heads of Abanca

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: The Heads of Abanca

V Television is a television broadcast open in Galicia, Spain. It is the television channel of the Grupo Voz, which grid is made up of news programs, talk shows, and the famous docushows.

About Oporto Wine Cellars

The CEO of Caixanova, Julio Fernández Gayoso is proud today about the new negotiations about Oporto wine. He presented the details of buying Barros, stocks of Oporto wine in the hands of the box that now reach 23 million liters, to which two million more stocked table wine certified with the Designation of Origin Douro must be added.

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