The Board of Directors of UniCredit S.p.A. has granted today to Mr. Federico Ghizzoni the title of Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Responsible for the CEE Divisionalization Program and CEE Banking Operations, appointing him also as Group's Deputy General Manager.
Mr. Ghizzoni - 54 years - has a thirty years long career in the Group, with assignments of increasing responsibility in Italy and abroad, specifically in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Poland, Turkey and Austria, and most recently as responsible for the CEE (Central & Eastern Europe) business of the Group.
His appointment recognizes the value of the CEE franchise for the Group and the importance of the assigned organizational scope - related to the management of CEE countries and supervision of Polish activities.
Alessandro Profumo, CEO of UniCredit, said: "Federico has strong managerial capabilities and a deep knowledge of the individual markets, thanks to his experience both in Italy and internationally. His appointment is also testimony of the strategic role played by CEE as an engine of growth for UniCredit".
With this appointment, UniCredit's Deputy CEO team will be composed by:
- Sergio Ermotti, CIB & PB Strategic Business Area
- Paolo Fiorentino, GBS Strategic Business Area
- Federico Ghizzoni, CEE Divisionalization Program & CEE Banking Operations
- Roberto Nicastro, Families & SME Strategic Business Area.
Milan, August 3, 2010
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