FGV professor receives award from Rio de Janeiro State Banking Association (ABERJ)
Professor Istvan Karoly Kasznar of Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV EBAPE) has received the 100th Anniversary Award from the Rio de Janeiro State Banking Association (ABERJ). Prominent figures in the public and private sectors who have made significant contributions to the Brazilian banking system and the development of the country’s financial sector were nominated.
Over the last 100 years, ABERJ has experienced and promoted important banking innovations in an environment of major changes, benefiting the state of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil as a whole. In this context, Professor Kasznar was recognized for his continuous and fundamental contributions to Brazil’s financial and banking systems, especially in the state of Rio de Janeiro, including through his work at ABERJ, over the course of more than 40 years.
ABERJ is an organization that seeks to improve the banking and financial systems and foster constructive relations with society. It also helps banks uphold their social responsibility in the Rio de Janeiro community and seeks to provide strategic banking information and contribute positively to the cultural and professional development of the Brazilian people.
Professor Kasznar is a member of the board of directors of Caixa and the chairman of its Sustainability Committee and People, Eligibility, Succession and Compensation Committee, among other roles. “FGV and ABERJ have high-level education agreements and our professors participate in conferences that have major impacts on dynamic macroeconomic policies designed to benefit Brazil. We are allies. This 100th Anniversary Award is important and recognizes my work on ABERJ’s Economy and Planning Committee, together with excellent professionals in the banking market, to whom I am grateful,” he said.
Istvan Karoly Kasznar has extensive experience in the areas of business, management, banking, agriculture, teaching, research, and corporate and institutional consulting, in the private and public sectors, in Brazil and abroad. Today he is an advisor to FGV’s president and a professor at FGV EBAPE, FGV EPGE and FGV IDE.