Degree in Economics - University of Genova, Italy
Master in Economics - University of Warwick, UK
Co-CEO Commercial Banking Western Europe
Francesco started his career as an economist at MMS/Standards & Poor London.
He then moved to the Istituto Bancario San Paolo and then Credit Suisse First Boston, as senior economist.
He joined the UniCredit Group in 2000 as Head of Research, thereafter covering a number of positions, including Head of Planning, Research and Strategy and CFO and Head of Marketing and Strategy for Corporate and Investment Banking.
From 2011 to 2015, he was CFO of Bank Austria, also responsible for the CEE.
In 2015, Francesco was appointed CFO and member of the UniCredit management board of Bank AG in Germany.
Between 2016 and 2019, Francesco was Co-Chief Operating Officer, specifically responsible for cost management, purchasing, real estate and all finance functions.
In 2019, he was appointed Co-CEO of Commercial Banking Western Europe.