Azul names new CEO

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John Rodgerson replaces Antonoaldo Neves as head of the Brazilian airline, while Alex Malfitani becomes CFO

Chilean bank names chief economist

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Claudio Soto will lead Santander Chile's macroeconomics and financial markets research team

BBVA Chile hires new PF head

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Andres Onetto joins the lender from Banco de Chile’s infrastructure and energy team

Veirano makes new hires

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Brazilian law firm adds infra lawyer Ali Hage and former appeals court justice Marcia Cunha to its Rio de Janeiro office

Mizuho's Calderon to exit PF position

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Japanese bank unlikely to name successor and could group the team within a broader Americas structure, sources say

Interview: Latam Airlines' CFO Ramiro Alfonsín

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As it overhauls its domestic service and cuts staff to reduce costs, Latam Airlines Group is also aggressively tapping a range of sources for capital and financing. The c...

BAML LatAm VP exits

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Adrian Garcia of the US bank’s LatAm distress trading group has left the bank, sources say

Baker McKenzie names LatAm partners

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Law firm promotes 10 counsel in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Bolivia picks replacement economy minister

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Mario Guillen fills in for Luis Arce, who requested a leave of absence for health reasons

Former Brazil FinMin gets prison time

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Brazilian court hands Antonio Palocci a 12-year sentence on corruption and money laundering charges

Ultrapar CEO steps down

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Thilo Mannhardt will relinquish his role at the Brazilian LPG distributor in October and Frederico Curado will take over

Peru appoints new finance minister

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Prime Minister Fernando Zavala will now head up the ministry after Alfredo Thorne stepped down

Court clears Bradesco CEO

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Shares in the Brazilian lender rise 4% after a federal court drops tax evasion charges against Luiz Carlos Trabuco

BBVA makes promotions in Peru

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Jorge Yataco becomes head of corporate financing in Peru as Carlos Lopez takes charge of project finance in the country

BNDES gets new CEO

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Paulo Castro replaces Maria Silvia at the helm of Brazil's national development bank