Rodrigo Xavier

Former CEO and Chairman, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Brazil
São Paulo, Brazil

Rodrigo Xavier was Brazil Chief Executive Officer of Bank of America Merrill Lynch until April of 2017.

Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Xavier was a founding partner of Vinci Partners where he was responsible for all the commercial areas of the firm. Previously, Xavier was CEO of UBS Pactual and co-head of UBS Global Asset Management for Latin America. He joined Banco Pactual in 1993 where he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility such as co-head of asset management and head of Equity Sales and Trading. He became a partner of Pactual in 1997 and a member of its Executive Committee in 2003.

Xavier has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidade de Brasilia (UnB), post-graduate studies in International Economics from Tohoku and Fukushima Universities in Japan and a master’s degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), USA.

Partner: Patricia Costa Viere da Cunha