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Bradesco Has A New CEO But The Bank’s Mission Is The Same

Bradesco is making shareholders happy. The bank just issued $2.5 billion worth of stocks, and every shareholder is getting another share for every 10 shares they currently own. The shareholders will vote on that measure on March 12th. That measure should pass with ease. And the nomination of Octavio Lazari, the board’s pick to replace Luiz Carlos Trabuco, should also pass with flying colors. Lazari is not a newcomer to the Bradesco family. Octavio was an office boy when Amador Aguiar, the bank’s founder, hired him in 1978. Aguiar and Lázaro de Mello Brandão, the departing Chairman of the Board, hired Trabuco in 1969, so both men have tenure with the bank. Trabuco’s banking career took a turn when Lázaro Brandão put him in charge of Seguros, the bank’s insurance division in 2003.

Seguros is a moneymaker for Bradesco, so Lázaro Brandão thought Trabuco would keep profits up while expanding insurance services for bank customers, and that’s exactly what happened. For six years, Trabuco put a sizable chunk of profit on the bank’s bottom line, and Trabuco’s banking star hit the big time in the banking industry. The Board of Directors didn’t waste any time putting Trabuco in the CEOs chair when Lázaro de Mello Brandão moved to the Chairman’s position at the end of 2009. For the last eight years, Mr. Trabuco made headlines with his acquisitions and the expansion of online and mobile banking services. Under Trabuco’s leadership, Bradesco hit a new stride in the domestic and international banking.

Read more: Bradesco anuncia substituto de Trabuco

Trabuco sent Octavio Lazari to Seguros to sort out some insurance challenges, and Lazari didn’t disappoint Trabuco or the Board of Directors. In 2017, Lazari earnings broke Trabuco’s earnings record, so Mr. Lazari did what Trabuco did eight years earlier, and more. Lazari’s management performance at Seguros was enough to make him the top contender to replace Trabuco as CEO. But Lazari wasn’t the only candidate for the job. Six other vice-presidents were in the running. Trabuco and Brandão spent three months going over each candidate’s qualifications, but in the end, the Board of Directors thought Lazari had all the ingredients to be the new face of the bank. The shareholders will vote to make that choice official at the March shareholders meeting according to economia.estadao.com.br.

The good news is shareholders are getting two strong leaders. Trabuco and Lazari have a team of executive vice-presidents who know how to work together to generate income in an economy that is just recovering from a three-year recession according to g1.globo.com. No expects any negativity at the shareholders meeting. Bradesco is on track to have another record-breaking profit year, so the meeting will be positive, according to some shareholders. Shareholders will also vote to put four members of Trabuco’s executive team on the Board of Directors. Those men will hold their current positions and be board members at the same time.

Bradesco is facing challenges in 2018, but investors know Trabuco and Lazari have the experience and the team to overcome those issues without creating a lot of undue negative media attention.

Check more about Luiz Carlos Trabuco: http://www.valor.com.br/financas/5227979/sucessao-no-bradesco-deve-ocorrer-no-primeiro-bimestre-diz-trabuco


Tony Petrello gives out $5 million for medical research

Tony Petrello is a popular figure in Texas. As the CEO of the leading oil company in the country that has its headquarters in the state, he is known by many. Although he lives a quiet life, his actions have everyone talking about him lately. First of all, he has been featured as a top paid business executive in the country. As of 2015, he was earning about $68 million in a year. With such a salary, he is among the wealthy people in Texas. Tony Petrello has brought transformation in the oil industry which is the reason he has such a huge salary. Since he was appointed the CEO of Nabors Industries in 2011, he has pushed the company though levels of success which had not been experienced before. He has made the company not only a top company in the country but globally as well.

Nabors industries have drilling operations in over 25 countries on different continents. His main task since becoming the CEO has been to expand the operations of the company to as many countries as possible. He has also invested in making the company technologically advanced by producing the best drilling rigs. Tony Petrello has steered Nabors industries at a time when economic depressions have affected many sectors of the economy. However, Nabors Industries has continuously been making profits thanks to the management skills of Tony Petrello. Tony Petrello has not only hit the headlines for his work at Nabors Industries.

Actually, he is getting a lot of attention following his philanthropic initiatives. He has been a key figure when it comes to charity work in Texas. He has exhibited a commitment to causes that have never been addressed before. He has emphasized on support for medical care facilities in Texas that cure unique medical disorders. Tony Petrello is the biggest financier of the Neurological research center established under the Texas Children’s Hospital. This is a research facility that is meant to come up with medical treatment for neurological disorders that affect children. Neurological disorders in children have been overlooked for a long time, and no medical facility has ever come up with a plan to address this problem. It took the efforts of Tony Petrello to finally have a facility that will look into the matter and come up with a treatment. Tony Petrello was pushed to support the research work following the challenges he had to go through when dealing with his daughter’s health problem. His daughter suffers from a neurological disorder called leukomalacia (PVL).


The Future of Academy of Art University

The Academy of Art University Fashion department featured 10 of its most prominent fashion graduates at New York Fashion Week for the 21st time this season to showcase their visions of the future of fashion. And what an amazing experience it was.


The Academny of Art University is one of the largest art and design school in the United States. They have participated in New York Fashion Week twice a year since 2005. Every year in the spring they host the San Francisco Graduation Fashion Show.


Some of the New York Fashion Week featured designers were selected for the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Future Graduate Showcase. Many of the designers pieces were very impressive and were noted as leaders of the next generation of creatives by Jayne Foster, Graduate Director of Fashion at the Academy. They were also able to express their individuality and passion through many of their designs but still able to illustrate a cohesive collective. Those among the group were;


Hailun Zhou, MFA Fashion Design, from Qing Dao, China. Eden Slezin, MFA Fashion Design, from the Bay Area. Dina Marie Lam, MFA Fashion Design, from Los Angeles, CA. Carlos Rodriguez, BFA Fashion Design, born in Mexico City, Mexico. Saya Shen, MFA Fashion Design, from Beijing, China. Joanna Jadallah, MFA Menswear Design, born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Orange County, California. Cana Klebanoff, BFA Knitwear Design, born in Queens, NY and raised in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Ryan Yu, MFA Fashion Design, born in Shenyang, Liaoning, China and Jelly Shan, MFA Fashion Design, born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.


Growing up with San Francisco in 1929 when the Academy of Advertising Art was founded by Richard S. Stephen this painter and magazine director was a visionary who inspired and motivated along with the city around him students into professional artist and designers.

The Academy of Art University continues its commitment to art & design while maintaining a strong connection to the passion of its founder.


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James Dondero – Making Dallas Greater!

Who is James Dondero?

James Dondero is the Co-Founder and President of Highland Capital Management, LP; a highly respected firm in Dallas, Texas. Before creating his firm James Dondero began his financial career with JPMorgan Chase and Company in 1984. He later found himself handling and managing billions of funds while working for American Express from 1985 thru 1989. James Dondero moved up the ladder quickly by securing the position of Chief Investment Officer for Protective Life's GIC subsidiary in 1989. While under Protective Life's he used his experience to secure $2 billion in business. Read more at Huffington Post about James Dondero.

Riding on his previous success James Dondero decided to start his company in 1993. Highland Capital Management, has been consistently gaining the reputation as one formidable alternative credit managing firms in the U.S. and the world. Dondero's firm specializes in credit hedge funds, private equity accounts and multiple credit accounts. His firm has a stronghold on the healthcare industry. Currently James Dondero manages $2.3 billion in healthcare institutional and mutual funding. In addition, James Dondero has his hands in many philathropic projects. His love for Dallas shows through the many charities he participates and funds. Follow James on Linkedin.

How He is Making Dallas Great

James Dondero shows his passion and love for Dallas, Texas through his various charities. Along with the help of Mary Jalonick, he has formed the Highland Dallas Foundation Inc. Through the foundation James Dondero can select charities that meet his concerns. So far, the foundation has supported veterans, educational and health care projects, and several civic organizations. In addition, he dispurses grants during the year to support many organizations in the Dallas area. Altogether Dondero has issued more than $3 million to his charitable projects.

James Dondero has also partnered with Linda Owen, former CEO of Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. She assist the foundation by connecting James Dondero with nonprofit agencies geared towards improving not only Dallas, but also the North Texas region. With Linda's experience Highland has secured commitments to assist with the following organizations in Dallas, such as The Family Place, which is a shelter for victims of domestic violence. James Dondero has also generously given to the Dallas Zoo, which has an Hippo Habitat named after his foundation. Dondero is persistant in acquiring additional charities to assist throughout North Texas. His love for the state and for Dallas continues to grow without end.

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The Cosmetic Surgeon of Choice: Dr. Jennifer L. Walden

The life of a plastic surgeon can be very hectic as well as demanding. This field of work isn't for the faint-of-heart because you'll need to have a passion for doing the work. You'll also need the perseverance to make it through the extensive amounts of training. One of the top cosmetic surgeons in Texas is Jennifer Walden, and she has put Austin, Texas, on the map. Walden has a resume of excellence as well as a reputation of success. She is the founder of the famed Walden Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center, and she obtained a fellowship from the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital in New York City.

While living in New York City, Walden was under guidance from some of the industry's most celebrated figures. One of her mentors was the prominent Dr. Sherrell Aston. Thanks to their strong bond, these two individuals became a talented duo in a sense as Walden became a close associate of Dr. Aston. The reintroduction of silicone breast implants came from the extensive work of Walden as she participated in clinical trials as well as submitted plenty of research papers to bring the obsolete components back into transition. This astounding woman has a brilliant mind, and she uses it to the fullest. Being such a high-profile individual, she consistently serves as a consultant for Venus concept, for Ideal implants, for ThermiAesthetics and for other medical-aesthetic companies. After spending seven years in New York, she was ready to move back to Austin to raise her sons.

Dr. Jennifer Walden has also appeared on numerous television shows such as VH1's "Plastic Surgery Obsession", NBC's "The Today Show", E! Network's "Dr. 90210" and ABC's "20/20." All in all, the sky is the limit for this valiant woman or should I say that the limit is the sky.


Add Some Sass to Your Fashions With Fabletics – Sold Now on Amazon

Athletic wear for women no longer has to be baggy and boring. Add some sass to your fashions with Fabletics - sold now on Amazon too. These finer athleisure wear styled garments offer extraordinary fit that stays comfy through long energetic days. Find designs that have flattering feminine elements to suit your specific personality. Be sassy, flirty or fun with bursts of spectacular color that adds pop. Act mysterious by wearing a sexy Fabletics outfit that perfectly accents the best part of your particular body curves. Stay shy and friendly by donning Fabletics gear that covers where you need it for an attractive appearance that doesn't ever embarrass.


Kate Hudson is the muscle behind these great clothing sensations by Fabletics. This brand is far better than any other athleisure wear clothing company. Kate makes sure that all of the pretty garments are expertly crafted with amazingly skilled workmanship. These clothes will last, even through strenuous dance classes or long sweaty workouts. When individuals try one of these outfits on, they immediately feel as if they could run a marathon. Perhaps its the vibrant colors, or it could be the cozy feel of the fabrics. Fabletics makes ladies feel like they can conquer anything.


Wear these styles to the supermarket, or stop at a bookstore to browse. These collections are bewitching, with lovely styles that women feel immediately drawn towards. To ensure the ideal fit and colors, take a simple to find and do Lifestyle Quiz that can give customers their perfect color preferences, the right way to ensure proper fit, advice on style differences and other great shopping tips that work. Fabletics and Kate Hudson both have become exceptionally popular with today's fast-moving crowd. These clothes are so adorable, women won't want to just wear them inside a gym.


With the luscious array of rainbow colors and thrilling patterns, ladies don't have to settle for rather dull neutral black or gray anymore. Fabletics is changing how ladies shop for clothing. At an affordable price, women get superb fit, excellent construction, attractive styles and super stretch capability that never becomes saggy. These finer fabrics in all Fabletic's clothing assures that the clothing holds its original shape no matter how long it is worn. These better made outfits handle more frequent washing, and ladies will feel invincible wearing clothes that have class and immense beauty as well. Try Fabletics on for comparison.

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Alexandre Gama A Giant In The Advertising World

After graduating college in 1981 with dreams of owning his own agency, Alexandre Gama got a job as a copywriter and Standard Ogilvy & Mather. His dreams didn't quite take off like a rocket but he performed well in his new role. He labored there for nine years before his big break came, as he was hired as a Creative Director at DM9 He performed so well there that he was later named as CEO of Young and Rubicam in 1996. After three years, he ventured off on his own, forming his own firm which he aptly named Neogama.

Neogama quickly became one of Brazil's hottest advertising agencies and even won a Cannes Film Festival Golden Lion its first year in operation. After many years of grinding away in a lowly position, Gama never gave up, and all these years later he is recognized as a giant in the industry.


Malcolm CasSelle Plans to Change the Gaming Market

Malcolm CasSelle has plans for the future of cryptocurrency, and it involves blockchains. A former graduate of MIT and Stanford, with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in computer science, CasSelle has key management positions in web-based investment firms for years. Starting in 1995 with NetNoir, a company he co-founded, CasSelle took part in the AOL Greenhouse Program. Later, working for firms in China, CasSelle took part in Groupon’s venture with Tencent, a gaming and messaging company.

Presently he is the acting CIO for OPSkins, a company that leads in-game asset sales globally. He is also the president of Worlwide Asset eXchange, a soon-to-be-launched P2P network that deals in trade and sales of online content. OPSkins is also a global leader in the merchandising of bitcoins. This puts CasSelle in a unique place to have some say over the future of cryptocurrency.

Cryptocurrency, like bitcoins, are digital assets that can be used as alternative forms of real currency. Smartphone games deal in them, as well as most games currently leading the charts in the gaming market. Most cryptocurrency is restricted to the specific game it is designed for, although some are used for trade in other markets. When bitcoin decentralized it was the first time digital currency actually showed a return of investment. Now merchants like OPSkins, experts like CasSelle, major businesses, and private investors are examining cryptocurrency markets like never before. As the gaming market has utilized in-game currency for years, many see it as the next step in cryptocurrencies evolution. Unfortunately, most game developers are staying away. Chief reason among them the fact that an open market can only exist if it is decentralized. Unfortunately, decentralized markets are risky ventures as they are dogged with fragmentation and fraud.

The innovation of blockchains changes all that. CasSelle’s company WAX will use blockchains to create smart lists that ensure safety, protection, and validation. The widgets will guarantee that every transaction is 100% legitimate, opening unrestricted trade for gamers everywhere.


Neurocore — Preparing Your Child for Life

Neurocore is the right choice for mothers and fathers who're raising youngsters with ADHD. The issues that may sprout up during life can be troubling from time to time and many mothers and fathers haven’t been geared up with the proper knowledge to efficiently help their kids. The teachers regularly don’t provide any additional assistance or proper steering. It’s normal to get bored and frustrated. Kids with ADHD can be boundless little sources of fun and excitement after you understand them. They have got very unique minds and without a doubt want to be engaged. They aren’t unruly or hectic. Their minds simply have a bit of extra power which desires to be focused. Learn more about Neurocore at Crunchbase.

When mothers and fathers start to comprehend their children then life will become tons simpler. Neurocore doctors have set up some steps for mothers and fathers to assist their kids in managing ADHD. Step one is to establish a daily routine. Youngsters all desire structure. It makes them experience a safe and secure environment. They could experience confidence within everything around them. While a child with ADHD has some day by day rituals they are able to look forward to it makes things predictable and alleviates the stress of unknowing. Read more about Neurocore at glassdoor.com.

The second step is to enroll your youngsters into extracurricular activities. After school sports or clubs are great for getting your children involved in activities they enjoy. By adding this into their routine they'll have something to look ahead to! Their degrees of awareness in other areas will improve and they’ll have a much healthier medium of play. Sports with regular movement, like karate, ballet, or ice skating, are perfect candidates for children with ADHD.

Perhaps the most important step, according to Neurocore Brain Performance Center doctors is to regulate your child’s diet. By feeding your child foods that are high in vitamins and minerals like fresh fruits and vegatables you are contributing to their health and brain power. Foods that are high in starch and sugar and fat are counterproductive when it comes to treating ADHD. These processed and packaged foods will aggravate ADHD symptoms by causing spikes in blood sugar levels followed by immediate lows and depression. Fresh vegetables packed with B vitamins will help your child focus and sleep well at night.

By following these steps outlined by Neurocore doctors you will find your child improving in school and he or she will be better prepared for life.
Read: http://www.didyouknow.it/treatment/neurocore-treats-adhd-depression-without-drugs-surgery/


Sentient AI Boosting the Sales of E-commerce Companies by Powering them With AI Technology

Shopping now and then has become a lifestyle habit of most of the people these days, and it is primarily due to the ease of shopping offered by the e-commerce companies. These companies have made it easier for the consumers to shop from the comfort of their home without having to go anywhere. The best part is that the e-commerce companies have a vast inventory, comparatively lower cost than brick and mortar stores, and has a range of offers going on from time to time. These factors combine to make online shopping a favorable choice for most of the customers. Online shopping helps in saving time and money while also providing the customers with a much better variety to choose from.

However, the online shopping websites have to be updated with the retail software they use to ensure that the customers do not have any problems while navigating through the site and the product list. As the industry has evolved over the years, many new technologies have hit the market. One of the recent entrants in the e-commerce sector that has been making the e-commerce websites much smarter than ever before is the use of artificial intelligence technology.

Sentient AI is a company that offers AI platform as well many other related products and services. The company also provide e-commerce recommendation engine to the e-commerce companies. It helps the e-commerce websites to provide recommendations to the consumers when they are looking for any products at various touch points inside the site itself. It strives to personalize the entire shopping experience of the customer and only display products that are matching the preferences of the customers so that they feel welcome. It triggers better conversion rates for the company while ensuring that the customers get the products they were looking for.

E-commerce recommendation engine is much needed in today’s date as the competition in the e-commerce sector is getting more desperate by the day. The companies that are in the business of retailing wants that their customers get the best customer experience online and can find what they want on their site without feeling frustrated due to lack of advanced technology. As the artificial intelligence technology is still in the developing stage, it is expected that there are many important developments taking place in the future. Sentient AI also offers other products and services powered by AI such as chatbot software, multivariate testing, A/B split testing and more. Visit Sentient’s profile at Linkedin.