McKinsey Forum 2019

Candido Bracher

Itaú-Unibanco CEO & President

Candido Bracher was recently appointed CEO elect of Itaú-Unibanco, effective from May 2017. From 2015 to November 2016 he was General Director of Itaú-Unibanco's Wholesale Banking Division and a member of Itaú-Unibanco's Management Committee and Board of Directors. In addition, since 2005, Mr. Bracher has been CEO of Itaú BBA, Itaú-Unibanco's Corporate and Investment Banking unit and Latin America´s largest Corporate and Investment Bank. Mr. Bracher was one of the founding partners of BBA - Creditanstalt, a Corporate Banking joint venture created in 1988 between the then leading Austrian bank and a group of Brazilian banking executives. For fifteen years, he was a board member and Head of Corporate Banking and Treasury Divisions of BBA Creditanstalt, until its merger with Banco Itaú in 2003. Born in 1958, Mr. Bracher has a degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo. He is married and has three children.