Diploma in Business Management at University of Applied Sciences
Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management Chicago and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management
Ph.D. in Business and Economics at the faculty of Management and Economics at the Tomáš-Baťa-University
CEO of Commercial Banking Germany
Michael Diederich joined Bayerische Vereinsbank AG (now UniCredit Bank AG) in 1996, after a three year experience in a consulting and auditing firm. He started as a Trainee in International Markets, worked in the equity capital markets syndicate and served as an Executive Assistant for the Corporate Customer Division until the end of 2000.
Following three years of work at Communication Equity Associates in Munich, he re-joined UniCredit Bank AG in 2003, holding various responsibilities in the Markets and Investment Banking Division. In 2009 Michael Diederich became a divisional board member of UniCredit Bank AG in the Corporate & Investment Banking Division, followed by the Unternehmer Bank Division. Here he headed the large corporate segment for the bank.
In September 2015, after a brief experience as CEO of Euler Hermes Kreditversicherung AG, he was appointed member of the Management Board of UniCredit Bank AG in charge of the Corporate & Investment Banking Division as well as member of the Executive Committee of CIB UniCredit S.p.A.
On January 1, 2018 he took over the role of Spokesman of the Management Board at UniCredit Bank AG and Country Chairman Germany at UniCredit S.p.A. As such he is member of UniCredit S.p.A.'s Executive Management Committee with the Group title of Senior Executive Vice President.