Dott. Gianni Franco Papa


Gianni Franco Papa

Member of the Control and Risks Committee

Degree in Law from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan.

He began his professional career at UniCredit S.p.A., holding various senior management positions in Italy and abroad.

In 2000, he was appointed as Director for Asia (Singapore) and, subsequently, in 2003, he became  Director for the Americas (New York), a position he held until 2005, when he returned to Europe to take up the General Management at UniBanka (Slovakia). In 2008, he was appointed as General Manager of Ukrosotsbank (Ukraine).

In 2010 he was appointed Head of the CEE division and Deputy CEO of Bank Austria.

In 2015, he took on the role of Head of the Corporate & Investment Banking Division and Deputy General Manager of the Group and then became, in 2016, Group General Manager and from February to the end of May 2019 Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer.

He also currently holds the positions of Chairman of Banca Carige S.p.A. and of Banca Cesare Ponti S.p.A.

He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Casa di Cura La Madonnina S.p.A.; Executive Deputy Chairman of Relatech S.p.A.; Director of Istituti Clinici Zucchi S.p.A., of Istituto Clinico Villa Aprica S.p.A., S.A. Raffaele Resnati S.p.A.

In the past, he has held the positions of Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UniCredit Bank Austria AG, of UniCredit Bank AG; Chairman of the Board of Directors of  UniCredit Bank Slovenia, of Anthemis EVO LLP; Chairman of the Advisory Board of UniCredit Advisory Board Italy; Vice President of Yapi and Credit Bank AS; member of the Board of Directors of Bank Pekao S.A. and Koc Finansal Hizmetler AS; member  of the Supervisory Board of UniCredit Bank Russia; Director of Amundi S.A.

He was also a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Italian Banking Association (A.B.l.), as well as member of the Executive Committee of FEBAF (Federation of Insurance and Finance Banks and Federation of Finance).

He was awarded the highest honour of Commendatore of the Italian Republic.

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