David Osio graduated from the Catholic University Andres Bello, one of the leading universities in Latin America and Venezuela, with specialized studies (Advanced Management Program) in International Banking Law at the Institute “Estudios Superiores de Administración IESA”, respectively. Mr. Osio began his career in 1981 as President and CEO of the company OPED Enterprise being responsible for coffee export programs. Subsequently, he held an executive position in LETCO COMMERCIAL COMPANIES being responsible for structuring marketing programs for various industrial products in the United States, reaching the highest levels of the marketing company.
In 1984 David Osio decided to join the law firm MGO in Caracas, starting his experience in banking law. During his time at MGO, he was in charge of dealing with corporate clients such as Ferro Corporation and Consolidated Bank. Given his outstanding career as Legal Advisor and his deep knowledge of banking, Osio came to occupy a leading position in the Private Banking Division of Banco Latino International (BLI) in Miami, and in less than two years, he was promoted to Vice President of Banking Commercial. During this period he oversaw the customer portfolio increase considerably in value and strengthened the bank’s positioning internationally.
Davos Financial Group
In 1993 David J. Osio decided to venture out on his own and began the Davos Financial Group of companies, the first business in Venezuela dedicated to providing financial advice for a very select clientele. Since then, David J. Osio has acted as the CEO and founder & has developed a proactive leadership that has allowed him to not only increase the level of income generated but also strengthen and expand the business in a short period of time. Osio has since created independent and licensed companies in several strategic cities, including Geneva, New York, Miami, Panama.
The objective of David’s management – thanks to the experience gained during his complete training with Swiss Bank Corporation and the American Banking Association- has been to develop through each of the companies a financial boutique that offers tailored services to match the demand and expectations of each client. Currently, each of the licensed companies holds agreements with major banks around the world, creating a highly diversified and competitive investment platform. These agreements have been achieved thanks to the constant dedication, faithful adherence to international standards and banking regulations and also the professional concern for research and education about new scenarios in the financial sector.
David Osio’s companies have been motivated to maintain and promote within their walls a sense of corporate social responsibility, being constant collaborators of non-profit organizations whose objectives are to support those in need with art and culture within their communities. Osio has supported foundations such as the MISO (Miami Symphony Orchestra), upon which was part of the Board, Wayuu Taya, and he even supported the Saludarte Foundation with the latest exhibition of artist Carlos Cruz Diez in the United States. Osio also supports international foundations, such as the Children’s Orthopedic Foundation, oh whom he’s traditionally been a sponsor of the EPK events every year, UMA Foundation, Fundana Foundation, and many more.
Thanks to the performance of his management and his contributions to the community, David Osio and his independent group of companies that form Davos, have achieved various international awards including: Medal of Honor of the United States Congress, South Florida Business Leaders 2009, Movers and Shakers 2009 “honor to the business leaders of South Florida”, “Best Offshore Corporate Service Provider” by the magazine New Europe and the 2014 Miami Award Winner as a consulting firm, a program created to honor and generate public recognition of achievements and positive contributions of companies and organizations around Miami. Osio’s contributions to the societies in which he’s conducted business has been swift and vast, and he continues to lead his companies with a sense of corporate responsibility that will never cease.