Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez

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

Up to 7% of Insurances Back to Families into a Single Monthly Bill

ABANCA, in the hands of Francisco Botas and Juan Carlos Escotet, just launched an innovative insurance flat rate that allows customers to group all the policies of their families in a single product completely free of charge, in order to distribute the annual cost of premiums in identical monthly fees.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca's logo

Abanca’s logo

The customer can divide in 12 months, without interests or fees, the cost of its household of health, auto, life, home and death insurance that have contracted with Abanca. This process will allow the customer to pay a single monthly bill with the same amount, instead of having to make payments of large amounts of annual premiums when the time of each insurance expires.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Abanca's headquarters

Abanca’s headquarters

The program also offers the possibility of saving up to 7% of the monthly bill, depending on the type of insurance included. If the customer brings the five types of insurance adhere to the Tarifa Plana, Abanca will return 7% of their monthly fee. The minimum percentage bonus with three grouped types of insurance is 3%.

With this new financial solution designed for families, which enables integrated management of all private insurance customers, Abanca advances its strategy of improving service quality through a differential offer value and personalized attention and advice.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: More Benefits from Banesco to the Communities

Under the Participatory Budget with the community of Margarita (Nueva Esparta State, Venezuela), Banesco Banco Universal, leaded by Juan Carlos Escotet, destined Bs. 800,000 to fund five projects submitted by Nueva Esparta institutions in various fields, including ecology.

Mariela Colmenares, Executive Vice President of the institution gave the public the information related to this topic. She also added that the institutions that will be supported by Banesco are:

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Museo Marino, Margarita

Museo Marino, Margarita

  • Museo del Mar Foundation.
  • ArtesanoGroup Foundation.
  • Casa de la Mujer Abogada Ismenia Villalba de Villalba.
  • Cooperativa SocioProyectos Ambientales R.L.
  • Nueva Mujer Margarita Foundation.

Museo del Mar Foundation presented the project The Museum Goes to the School (El Museo va a la escuela in Spanish) with the aim of promoting various activities with children and young boys and girls from various schools in Nueva Esparta about the conservation of the environment.

Amount approved: Bs 200,000.00.

ArtesanoGroup raised the craftsmanship of El Cercado as Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Amount approved Bs. 200,000.0

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Social Commitment

Social Commitment

In addition to that, La Casa de la Mujer Abogada Ismene Villalba Villalba was also benefited because of its training program Cutting and Sewing (Corte y Costura in Spanish), which allows participants to receive tools for making clothing.

Amount approved. 20500.00

Finally, the participatory budget of Banesco expressed support for SocioProyectos Ambientales R.L. (Bs. 199.500,00) and Nueva Mujer Margarita Foundation (Bs. 180.000,00).

More Than 40,000 Cases Solved Through Social Networks in 2015

Banesco Banco Universal, a 100% Venezuelan capital institution leaded by Juan Carlos Escotet, reported 40,645 attended cases through their social networks during 2015 between queries and requirements of their products and services. The financial institution has official accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Youtube and LinkedIn, as well as having a blog.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Photographies of "Gente que emprende"

Photographies of “Gente que emprende”

In the 40,645 cases received, 56.75% correspond to customer requirements to Banesco; while 23.7% are queries of the followers of the financial institution about their services and products.

Among the activities carried out by the followers of the bank on social networks in the year 2015, Banesco edited and dubbed the first Book of mobile photography in Venezuela, entitled People undertaking Gente que emprende in Spanish) as part of the contest with the same name, which first published was through its Instagram account.

Simultaneously, the second edition of the competition was celebrated during 2015, this time dedicated to the Venezuelan architecture, which has just closed its nominations and the winners will be announced shortly.

Also, through the social network Twitter, the 5th Edition of the contest of Microfiction #C140 was performed. This contest had a massive and great participation of the public. These awards gave more than Bs. 180,000.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Banesco


Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Two Managers of Banesco in the “100 Most Successful Managers 2015”

Maigualida Diaz was selected in the category of Marketing Managers and Carlos Alberto Escotet Alviarez in the category of Successful Managers Abroad.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Maigualida Díaz

Maigualida Díaz

About the categories

The Gerente magazine included two executives from Banesco International in the ranking “100 most successful Managers 2015“. They are Maigualida Diaz, Vice President of Marketing and Innovation of Banesco Venezuela, who was selected for the category of Marketing Managers and Carlos Alberto Escotet Alviarez, CEO of Banesco SA (Panama), chosen as the most Successful Manager Abroad.

A little more about them

Maigualida Díaz is a publicist with over 27 years of professional experience. Among its main achievements we can highlight: to strengthen the Top of Mind, Brand Knowledge and Brand Awarness.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Carlos Escotet

Carlos Escotet

Escotet Alviarez is an economist with a Masters in Finance from Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (2009) and MBA in FW Olin School of Business at Babson College (2014). He stresses in the publication, among other things, because of his 112% compliance in profit goal to June 2015 and 104% growth in the loan portfolioFrom 2009 to 2012, Escotet Alviarez worked as a General Manager in TodoTicket. Escotet Alviarez was appointed CEO of Banesco S.A. in May 2014.

A Free Way of Obtaining Money from ABANCA’s ATMs

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Using Abanca's ATMs for free

Using Abanca’s ATMs for free

ABANCA and the two other Euro 6000 entities, Bankia and Sabadell Bank, have signed an agreement that allows its customers to withdraw cash from 17,808 ATMs throughout Spain on favorable conditions and in a free way in most of the cases.

With 37% of the total number of ATMs and presence in all provinces, the resulting net of this important alliance is the largest in the Spanish market and doubles in size the second one. Abanca gives this alliance 1,034 of ATMs.

This agreement, which is adjusted to the Royal Decree Law 11/2015 and regulates the fees for card withdrawal of cash from ATMs, makes Abanca extend more than 8,000 the number of ATMs that its customers can use for operations of withdrawal debit in a free way.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: Number of ATMs

Number of ATMs

Abanca’s customers can withdraw cash free of debit charge at any of the devices on the network of ATMs of the bank in Spain. Outside Galicia, customers can also use free ATMs in the Euro 6000 net, Bankia and Banco Sabadell, with a limit of up to five transactions per month.

If there is a cost, Abanca customers will benefit from a substantial discount on some rates, paying 0.45 euros per transaction at ATMs of Euro 6000 and 0.65 euros in Bankia and Sabadell Bank. These amounts are strictly corresponded to service costs and have no margin for institutions.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: The Highest Quality Rating in Technological Base

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez

Abanca, institution leaded by Francisco Botas and Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez, renewed its CMMI level 5 (Model Integrated Capability Maturity), an international standard that measures the maturity of software development of organizations. Abanca remains as the only financial institution in Europe and second in the world to have this certification level.

The incorporation of this quality certification demonstrates the important commitment of Abanca to improve the practices for technology management and high quality of the work of the institution. CMMI level 5 also allows the possibility of saving significant costs and get better serve for the customers of the institution, increasing the speed of processing products and improve channels of availability.

Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez: CMMI level 5

CMMI level 5

Among some of the benefits of CMMI level 5 it is important to highlight the best alignment of development processes with business strategy and customer needs. Working by following this model also increases the effective detection of errors during the development process and reduces the number of defects in customer services. CMMI level 5 also allows the entity to have contrasting records of meeting deadlines and working with the highest quality which makes easier to Abanca advance in the development of a model for more digital and multichannel banking.

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