Federico Ghizzoni appointed new CEO of UniCredit
Mr. Ghizzoni has served as Deputy CEO of UniCredit and Deputy CEO of Bank Austria. In 1980, he joined UniCredit (at that time Credito Italiano) and has since worked for the company while serving, among other places, in the UK, Singapore, Turkey and Poland. In July 2007, he was appointed Head of Poland's Markets Division at UniCredit, Head of CEE Banking Operations and Board Member responsible for the CEE Banking Division at Bank Austria AG.
Mr. Ghizzoni played a major part in the development of UniCredit's CEE franchise, strengthening the bond between UniCredit and the Group's major CEE markets. Under his auspices, UniCredit was named "Best Bank in CEE" by the magazine The Banker in 2009. ■