Resolution of the Supervisory Board:
Gianni Franco Papa appointed new Chairman of the Supervisory Board

  • At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of UniCredit Bank Austria unanimously elected Gianni Franco Papa, 62, as its new Chairman. The decision to appoint the General Manager of UniCredit as new Chairman reflects the relevance of Austria as a key market of the Group. In addition Gianni Franco Papa has a long standing relationship and detailed knowledge of the bank, having been Deputy CEO of UniCredit Bank Austria and responsible for the CEE business in Vienna for more than 5 years. Ranieri De Marchis, who headed the board on an interim basis, remains Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
  • Gianni Franco Papa is General Manager of UniCredit since 2016, being responsible for all business-related activities across the Group. In this function he is also member of the UniCredit Executive Management Committee. He has been a member of the Supervisory Board of UniCredit Bank Austria since 2016. He worked in different positions within the Group in the international Division. From January 2015 to August 2016 he was Head of Corporate & Investment Banking Division (CIB). Before, he was Head of the CEE Division and Deputy CEO of UniCredit Bank Austria starting in 2010.  


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