Novartis selects new Brazil CEO

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Pharmaceuticals company promotes Alexandre Gibim from within

Vergara joins Santander Chile

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Local lender picks former central bank governor as first vice president of its board

Exotix hires LatAm fixed income sales lead

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Frontier markets investment bank snares João Korngold from Cantor Fitzgerald

UBS bolsters regional offering with Brazil hire

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João Auler is the third new hire in the Swiss bank's LatAm division in recent weeks, source

Cielo CEO calls it quits

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CFO Clovis Poggetti Jnr. will take the reins at the Brazilian payment company next month on an interim basis

Banco Cencosud's Novella resigns

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Peruvian lender appoints Eduardo Kieffer Begazo as GM on an interim basis

ING shapes LatAm DCM offering with former Haitong banker

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Andrés Copete joins as a director to focus on high yield origination

Scotia, BBVA pick new board after merger

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Canadian lender completes $2.2bn acquisition of its Spanish peer, renames as Scotiabank Azul

Lula’s prolonged prison stay keeps markets calm

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Investors shift attention to elections and whether Cármen Lucia will stay on as President of Brazil’s Supreme Court

FTSE Russell adds former MSCI VP as new LatAm lead

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Jesus Togno joins the global index provider to foster client relationships in the region

Mattos Filho names new partner

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Brazilian law firm welcomes Ricardo Junqueira de Andrade to litigation and dispute resolution practice

Fortem Capital names new CEO

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Yusuf Atiyeh takes over from Miguel Sanchez at the Mexican investor

Panama's finance minister steps down

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Dulcidio de la Guardia is returning to the private sector after serving as Panama's finance minister for four years

De la Guardia heads to the private sector

Economy & Policy People Panama

Panama's finance minister quits his post after four years

Venezuela's Banesco appoints new CEO

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More than a month after 11 of the bank's top executives were arrested, Banesco taps Jose Grasso Vecchio to lead the firm