Hector Trabucco has now been appointed Managing Director for Gilbarco Veeder-Root Brazil and Latin America. He assumes responsibility for all the business units in the region.
Hector brings to Gilbarco Veeder-Root 20 years of extensive experience in multinationals in the fuel / convenience store industries and has demonstrated consistent performance in positions of increased responsibility with impact on the organization. He began his career in the petroleum industry working for Esso and Exxon/Mobil. He joined Gilbarco Veeder-Root in 2008 as General Manager Latin America, excluding Brazil, based in Buenos Aires.. Under his management the company generated excellent results, making it the regional leader.
" I have always had a close relationship to Gilbarco Veeder-Root . Initially as client, then as one of their team. Brazil has always been a part of my personal and professional development plan. I am bringing together these two objectives in this position and this new challenge", affirmed Hector.
Hector is born in Argentina. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology and a MBA from the Argentinian University of CEMA.
According to Martin Gafinowitz, Global CEO for Gilbarco Veeder-Root, "The appointment of Hector , a strong experienced leader as our most senior executive in Brazil and Latin America is an important message to our customers about our commitment to the development of new products, innovative business proposals , our concern with after sales service and our quest for improvements in all aspects of our business. We are certain that Hector's management will enable us to achieve an even more aggressive expansion in Brazil, repeating and improving on the results he achieved for the company in his previous appointment”.