Born in Lugano (Switzerland) on June 10, 1962
Masters of Science, Agricultural Engineering, specialization in Chemistry and Processing at Swiss Federal Institute Of Technology
Masters of Business Administration, Marketing and Finance at Fordham University
Executive Program in Financial Analysis at Northwestern University
Passed formal 'Fit & Proper' assessment/test conducted by the ECB with the assistance of the FMA and OeNB as of October 26th, 2015
Chief Financial Officer
Mirko Bianchi is currently Group Chief Financial Officer, being responsible for Planning & Controlling, Finance, Shareholdings, Investor Relations, in addition of all CFO's in the Group.
Furthermore, he is a member of the Supervisory Board of UniCredit Bank Austria, Member of the Board of Directors of Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi AS, Member of the Board of Directors of Koc Finansal Hizmetler AS, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s, -.; Member of the Supervisory Board of UniCredit Bank S.A., Member of the Supervisory Board of Zagrebacka Banka d.d., and Member of the Supervisory Board and Member of the Audit Committee of Schöllerbank AG.
Mirko started his career in 1992 when he joined BCI Capital (Banca Commerciale Italiana) in New York as an as Equity Analyst.
From 1993 to 1998 he worked for Moody's Investors Service in New York as a Vice President Senior Analyst in the Corporate Department in charge of a variety of global industrial sectors over his 5 year tenure.
From 1998 to 2000, Mirko joined Deutsche Bank Securities in New York as a Director in the Ratings Advisory team as part of the Global Debt Capital Markets Department.
In March 2000, he moved to UBS Investment Bank in London and was appointed as Managing Director and Global Head of Ratings Advisory.
Mirko joined UniCredit SpA in 2009 in Milan, as Head of Group Finance, with functional responsibility for UniCredit's 'Group Finance' department as part of the CFO competence line. In this function he was responsible for the Group's Asset/Liability Management, Group Strategic Funding, Strategic Investment Portfolio, and Reporting Units, in addition of also being Co-Head of the Group Treasury activities.
In June 2015 he was appointed as a Member of the Management Board of Bank Austria in Vienna and acted as Chief Financial Officer of Bank Austria and Central European Countries until September 2016 when he assumed his current position.