Law degree at Università Cattolica in Milan, Italy
Gianni Franco Papa
Gianni Franco Papa is General Manager of UniCredit, being responsible for all business-related activities across the Group. His primary focus is on developing further UniCredit's client offer, maximizing cross-selling and value creation throughout UniCredit's different divisions and areas of activities as well as driving the digital strategy and the change of the bank's service model.
He worked in different positions within the Group in the international Division: Director for Asia (2000 - 2002), Director for the Americas (2003- 2005).
After having covered the position of General Manager of Unicredit Bank Slovakia and General Manager of Ukrosas bank Ukraine, in 2010 was appointed Head of CEE Division and Deputy CEO of Bank Austria.
From January 2015 to August 2016 he was Group Deputy General Manager and Head of Corporate & Investment Banking Division (CIB).
He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Nomination Committee of Unicredit Bank AG, Member of the Supervisory Board of Unicredit Bank Austria AG, formerly Member of the Management Board of Bank Pekao S.A, and Member of the Boards of Directors of Koc Finansal Hizmetler AS, Deputy Chairman of Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi AS, Chairman of the Board of Unicredit Bank Slovenia. He is member of the UniCredit Executive Management Committee. He is Member of the International Advisory Board (IAB). He is member of the Executive Committee of the Associazione Bancaria Italiana (ABI), and member of the Executive Committee of Federazione delle Banche, delle Assicurazioni e della Finanza (FEBAF), Member of Amundi S.A Board and Chairman of Anthemis Board.
Awarded of the highest honour of Commander of the Italian Republic.