Last Revised: 21 October 2013
Director of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since October 21, 2013
Born in Naples in 1956.
He graduated “Cum Laude” in Economics and Business at the University of Naples.
He has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of UniCredit Group since July 2007.
In 1981 he started his professional career in Credito Italiano (now UniCredit) where he obtained full experience in bank’s branches dealing with retail and corporate customers.
From 1991 to 1994 he was Assistant Chief Manager responsible for Human Resources and Organization/Audit in one of the significant branches of Credito Italiano.
From 1994 to 1996 he was Regional Deputy Chief Manager and Regional Head of Human Resources/Organization. In the years 1996-1999 he was Senior Manager and Organization & IT Systems Director at the Head Office of UniCredito Italiano.
In 1999 he was appointed Director of UniCredito integration process leading the know-how and best practices transfer among the different commercial banks of the Group and the creation of several group services companies. In the same year he was nominated General Manager of Bank Pekao S.A.
In August 2003 he was appointed Group Deputy General Manager of UniCredito Italiano and Head of the New Europe division. Few months later he was nominated Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bulbank A.D. and of Zagrebacka Banka D.D.
In November 2003 he was nominated Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Pekao S.A.
In July 2004, he was nominated Head of Global Banking Services of UniCredit Group.
In July 2007 he was nominated Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer of UniCredit Group; in August 2007 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Capitalia (till30th of September 2007) and in September he was nominated Chief Executive Officer of Banca di Roma (till 6th May 2009).
In October 2010 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of UniCredit Group.
Furthermore he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unicredit Business Integrated Solutions SCpA; member of the Board of Directors of Unicredit Credit Management Bank SpA; Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Austria AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Neep Roma Holding SpA; member of the Board of Directors of AS Roma SpA, deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Officinae Verdi SpA.