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Juan Carlos Escotet will be the protagonist of the third meeting of the UIE Forum. Society and Economy


Juan Carlos Escotet, president of ABANCA, will give a presentation on June 1 focused on the current economic situation and future perspectives in an environment marked by continuous changes.


19.05.2023.

On June 1, the Afundación headquarters in A Coruña will host a new meeting of the UIE Forum. Society and Economy. The session will be held at 7:00 p.m. and will feature Juan Carlos Escotet, economist and Master of Professional Management Sciences from the University of Miami, founder and president of Banesco Grupo Financiero Internacional and president of the Board of Directors of ABANCA Corporación Bancaria, S.A.

The presentation of Escotet will be given by Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, former Secretary of State for Industry of Portugal and professor at the Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto. Lehmman has a career of more than two decades developed between academia, public and private management, consulting and public policies. His area of specialization is the internationalization of companies, particularly linked to innovation and digital transformation.

Juan Carlos Escotet will speak to those attending the event about “Opportunities in changing environments: The banking business and talent management”.

The economist will provide his vision on the current economic situation and future prospects in an environment marked by continuous changes. Changes from which opportunities for economic and social development arise, and whose exploitation requires an active contribution from the banking sector and a boost to talent management.

Those who wish to participate in this meeting in person on June 1 can do so by registering at the following link:

For those people who, due to their agenda, cannot attend in person, the conference can also be followed by streaming through theAfundación TV channel.

JUAN CARLOS ESCOTET RODRÍGUEZ

Economist and Master in Professional Management Sciences from the University of Miami (Florida), he is the founder and president of Banesco Grupo Financiero Internacional.

He currently chairs the Board of Directors of Banesco Banco Universal and Banesco Holding, as well as main director at Banesco Seguros Panamá, Banesco S.A. (Panama), Banesco Banco Múltiple (Dominican Republic). He also serves as advisor to the Advisory Council of VISA International for Latin America and the Caribbean and was a director of Banco Etcheverría (Spain) from December 2012 until its absorption by NCG Banco, S.A.

In June 2014, he was appointed vice president of the Board of Directors of NCG Banco, S.A., and since June 2017, he has served as president of the Board of Directors of ABANCA Corporación Bancaria, S.A.

NEXT EDITIONS

The UIE Forum will have more editions this year in September and October.

In September our Vigo facilities will have the presence of Juan Verde and in October, Francisco Botas will be the protagonist of the UIE Forum that will repeat Vigo as the setting.

UIE SOCIETY AND ECONOMY FORUM

The UIE Society and Economy Forum was born as a proposal for debate and reflection on the challenges, challenges and risks of the current economic and social context. The programming includes conferences and debates by national and international experts in areas such as new technologies, industry 4.0, artificial intelligence and robotics, sustainability and new economic models, the social problems and challenges that all current structural changes entail, paradigm changes, the generation of value by companies or their governance, among others. The forum addresses, in a context of the intangible revolution and volatile environment, new formulas such as the circular economy, the silver economy or the gig economy and the challenges we face as a society.

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