Chairman of the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo since April 2016, after being Chairman of the Management Board of Intesa Sanpaolo from May 2013, he is currently the (non executive and independent) Chairman of ASTM S.p.A. and the Lead Independent Director of Edison S.p.A.. He is a member of the ABI Executive Committee and of the Corporate Governance Committee of Borsa Italiana. At LUISS University, where he currently sits as a member of the Board of Directors, he served as Head of the Department of Economics and Business from 2004 to 2011. Full professor of Business Economics first at Turin University and then at LUISS University, from 1974 to 1995 he was the Manager of the Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth, the main body of CNR, the Italian National Research Council, in the economic field. He was an Independent Director at Fiat for nine years (2005-2014), also chairing the Audit Committee, and was the Chairman of Atlantia from 2002 to 2010. Worth mentioning among his previous assignments is the role of Chairman of ENI (1999-2002) and IRI (1997-1999). At banking level, he was a Director at Credito Valtellinese (2010-2012), Chairman of Credito Piemontese (2009-2011), a Senior Advisor for Italy of Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (2005-2009), a member of the European Advisory Board of Rothschild & Cie Banque (2002-2005), a Director of Banca CRT (2000-2002).
Carlo Messina (Roma, 1962).
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo since 29 September 2013. A graduate of Economics and Business from the Luiss University of Rome, he began his career in Banca Nazionale del Lavoro in 1987, where he held the position of Manager in charge of the Corporate Finance and Primary Markets Department. While developing his professional career, he carried out intense academic activities as Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries at the Business Administration Master of the Luiss School of Management and as Professor of Corporate Finance at the Department of Economics and Business of Ancona University. In 1992 he joined Bonifiche Siele Finanziaria (Parent Company of the Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura banking group), where he held the position of Manager in charge of the Planning and Strategic Control Department. In 1996 he took on the role of Manager in charge of Planning at Banco Ambrosiano Veneto, where in 1997 he became the Manager in charge of the Planning Department. In Banca Intesa, he held the position of Head of Planning and Banking Research Department from 1998 and went on to become Head of the Management Control Head Office Department in 2001 and Head of the Planning and Control Head Office Department in 2002. In Intesa Sanpaolo, in 2007 he became Head of the Value Creation Governance Area, and then became Chief Financial Officer in 2008 and General Manager and Chief Financial Officer in 2012. In May 2013, he became General Manager and Head of the Chief Financial Officer Governance Area, and in June 2013 General Manager, Head of the Chief Financial Officer Governance Area, and Head of the Banca dei Territori Division. In September 2013, he took on the role of Managing Director and CEO (Management Board), General Manager, and Head of the Banca dei Territori Division. In January 2016, he was Managing Director and CEO (Management Board) and General Manager, and, since April 2016, he has held the same positions within the new one-tier governance system adopted by the Bank. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of ABI (Italian Banking Association) and has been a member of the Bocconi University Board since November 2014. On 1 June 2017, Carlo Messina was knighted for Services to Industry "Cavaliere del Lavoro” by the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.
Davide Alfonsi (Torino, 1963).
Chief Risk Officer from May 2016. He graduated in Economics at the University of Turin in 1988 and is enrolled in the Register of Chartered Accountants and in the Register of Statutory Auditors. He started his career with Arthur Andersen, where he built up significant experience in auditing and consulting during his 10 years, working principally in the Financial Sector. He joined Sanpaolo in 1988 and in the same year he was appointed Head of Risk Control of Sanpaolo IMI. In 2004 he became Head of the Group Risk Management function. In January 2007, after the merger between Intesa and Sanpaolo, he was appointed head of the Group Risk Management Department and in June 2015 he became Group Risk Manager, deputy to the Chief Risk Officer. Among other relevant experiences, he was a member of the CEBS’ Consultative Panel (now EBA) from 2006 to 2010 and was a member of GEBI (Group of Experts in Banking Issues) for the European Commission from May 2010 to October 2011. Since February 2013 he has been the Chairman of AIFIRM (Italian Association of Financial Industries Risk Managers).
Stefano Barrese (Roma, 1970).
Stefano Barrese has been in charge of the Banca dei Territori Division (domestic commercial banking) since January 2016. After receiving a degree in Economics and Business in 1993, he was enrolled in the Register of Chartered Accountants and the Register of Official Auditors in Rome. He started his career in 1995 with Arthur Andersen before moving on to Erg Petroli. He joined the Planning department of Banca Intesa in 1998. After the merger between Banca Intesa and Sanpaolo Imi, he held several positions, including Head of Capital Management in the Planning, Capital Management and Synergy Control Department and Head of Planning in the Planning and Control Head Office Department. Mr Barrese has been with the Banca dei Territori Division since 2013. He was head of the Planning and Control Department, the Marketing Department and, subsequently, the Sales and Marketing Area. He currently sits on the boards of ABI (Italian Banking Association), Consorzio Bancomat and SSD LUISS.
Tommaso Corcos (Roma, 1962).
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Eurizon Capital SGR since January 2014. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Rome's Università La Sapienza, as well as a Master in Financial Advisory, and participated in the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program (AMP). He began his career in 1987 in BNL's foreign shareholding office. Between 1990 and 2001, he held several positions with Intesa Asset Management SGR/Nextra Investment Management SGR as Market Manager, rising to Head of Investment Management for the bond, equity and currency sectors. In September 2002, he joined Fideuram as Chief Executive Officer of Fideuram Investimenti SGR S.p.A. – formerly Fideuram Capital. From 2006 to 2013, he was Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Fideuram Asset Management Ireland and Vice President of Fideuram Gestions, and was a member of the Board of Interfund Sicav and Eurizon Alternative Investments SGR S.p.A.. Since January 2014, he has been Chairman of Eurizon Capital S.A. and Epsilon SGR.
Stefano Del Punta (Roma, 1960).
Chief Financial Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo, appointed to the post in May 2013. He graduated in Economics at the University of Rome. In 1988, he joined the Finance and Investment Division of IMI S.p.A.. In 1992, he was transferred to IMI Securities Ltd in London and, at the end of the same year, he became General Manager of IMI-CPR in Paris. In 1994, Stefano Del Punta was appointed head of Risk Control and Planning at IMI Bank Luxembourg. In 1995, he became Managing Director of Mabon Securities (IMI Group) in New York. In 1997, he was appointed General Manager of Turis A.G. (IMI Group) and, in April 1998, he returned to the IMI headquarters in Rome as head of the International Loans Department. After the merger with Sanpaolo Bank, he was appointed head of the International Corporate and Structured Finance Division. After a short period at Banco di Napoli as head of Planning & Control, in April 2002 Stefano Del Punta became head of Group Finance of Sanpaolo IMI. In 2007, after the merger with Banca Intesa, he became Treasurer of Intesa Sanpaolo. He was a member of the Management Board of Intesa Sanpaolo from May 2014 to April 2016. He is a member of the Board of Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi.
Nicola Maria Fioravanti (Rome, 1962).
“Magna cum laude” degree in Economics and Business from La Sapienza University in Rome. He was responsible for Budget, Planning and Control at Telecom Italia from 1988 to 1992, and for Strategic Planning at Bonifiche Siele from 1992 to 1996. In 1996, he entered the banking sector and, over time, held positions at Banco Ambrosiano Veneto and Banca Intesa in the area of Planning, Research and Management Control. From 2006, he held various positions in the Chief Financial Officer Area, Strategic Planning of Intesa Sanpaolo, the most recent of these being head of the Planning, Strategic ALM and Capital Management Head Office Department from 2013 to 2014. Since 30 October 2014, he has been Managing Director of Intesa Sanpaolo Vita and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo Assicura. He has been head of Intesa Sanpaolo’s Insurance Division since 1 July 2015.
Giovanni Gilli (Milano, 1954).
Married with three children, he graduated “cum laude” in Economics at the University of Bocconi in Milan. He joined Intesa Sanpaolo in 2002, and is currently in charge of the Capital Light Bank. Previously, he led the Strategic Operations and Special Projects Unit, reporting directly to the CEO, and was responsible for all M&A and Corporate Development activities of the Bank. He was also in charge of a number of projects of particular strategic and organisational importance. In that period, he concluded around 50 transactions including acquisitions, disposals and mergers, worth more than €30 billion, and he personally oversaw the merger between Intesa and Sanpaolo in 2006. Before joining the Bank, he worked for The Chase Manhattan Bank, Mc Kinsey & Co. and Euromobiliare and, in the role of Gruppo Gabbianelli-Vogue’s managing director and main investor, he successfully led a leveraged buyout operation to create a high-class point of reference in the ceramic tiles sector. The operation concluded with the sale of the Group to a direct competitor.
Paolo Maria Vittorio Grandi (Milano, 1954).
Appointed Chief Governance Officer at Intesa Sanpaolo in May 2013. He is in charge - inter alia - of the secretariats to the Supervisory Board and the Management Board, the relationship with supervisors, the Corporate Affairs Department, the Legal Department, and the M&A Department. He graduated “cum laude” in Political Science at Cattolica University of Milan and completed postgraduate studies at the International Centre for Monetary and Banking Studies in Geneva. From 1979 to 1982, he worked at the Headquarters of Credito Italiano. In 1982, he joined Mediocredito Lombardo where, from 1990, he organised and developed the activities of the bank and its parent company Cariplo in the merchant banking business as head of private equity, acquisition finance and corporate finance activities. In December 2000, he moved to Banca Intesa as co-head of the Private Equity Department. In June 2002, he became responsible for the Shareholdings Department, reporting directly to the CEO of Banca Intesa. Since January 2007, he has been in charge of the General Secretariat to the Supervisory Board of Intesa Sanpaolo, a position that reports directly to the Chairman of the Supervisory Board. He is currently a board member of the following companies: Banca Prossima (Chairman since 16 October 2007), Intesa Sanpaolo Holding International SA Lussemburgo (Chairman since 22 March 2004), Banca IMI (since 23 April 2013), Banca CR Firenze (board director and Executive Committee member since 3 March 2008), Intesa Sanpaolo Vita, previously EurizonVita (since 5 March 2009), ABI - the Italian Banking Association (since 10 July 2014), Istituto Europeo di Oncologia (since 20 April 2006), SIA (since 20 February 2004), Palladio Finanziaria (since 7 May 2014), Consorzio PAN (since 15 March 2004).
Ignacio Jaquotot (Zaragoza, 1958).
Head of International Subsidiary Banks Division since October 2013. After receiving a degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid, he started his career within the Group in Spain in 1984, taking up the position of General Manager at the Barcelona branch of Banca Commerciale Italiana and, later on, that of Deputy General Manager at the Bank’s Madrid branch, which he held until 1998. Subsequently, he served as General Manager at Banque Sudameris Uruguay (1999-2002), at Banco Sudameris Chile (2002-2003) and at Banco Sudameris Paraguay (2003-2004). He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Banco Sudameris Argentina, Banco Wiese Sudameris Peru and Banco Sudameris Colombia. In 2005, he became Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of VUB Banka where, in August 2007, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board. He held both positions until September 2013. Over the years, his other responsibilities have included board member positions at Uruguayan, Chilean, Paraguayan and Slovak Bankers Associations and at Italian-Uruguayan, Italian-Chilean and Italian-Paraguayan Chambers of Commerce and chairmanship of the Italian-Slovak Chamber of Commerce. In June 2012, he was awarded the honour of Commendatore Ordine al Merito of the Italian Republic.
Eliano Omar Lodesani (Reggio Emilia, 1956).
He started his career at Credito Emiliano in 1977 and, as a participant in the "high flyers" project, went to the United States where he worked for Chemical Bank New York. In 1984, he joined the Personnel Department as assistant to the Head of Personnel and, in 1988, became responsible for Training and Development within the department. At the end of 1989, he moved to Deutsche Bank Italia as Head of Human Resources Development and, in 1993, became head of Human Resources and Organisational Development. In 1997, he joined Banco Ambrosiano Veneto as Head of Human Resources and, two years later, became responsible for Sales and Marketing. In March 2001, he was appointed General Manager of Banca PrimaVera, the "multichannel bank" of the Banca Intesa Group, and subsequently Managing Director. From autumn 2003 to summer 2006, he was Managing Director and General Manager of the banking holding company Intesa Casse del Centro. From September 2006 to August 2009, he was responsible for the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Department of the International Subsidiary Banks Division of Intesa Sanpaolo and, in September 2009, he became responsible for the CIS & South Mediterranean Department within the same division. He has been a board director of Banca Intesa in Moscow, Pravex Bank and AlexBank. In 2011, he became Regional Manager of Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Trentino Alto Adige within the Banca dei Territori Division of Intesa Sanpaolo and, in 2013, he was appointed General Manager of Cassa di Risparmio del Veneto. He has been a board director of a number of banks which are part of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. He has been Chief Operating Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo since 1 June 2014.
Mauro Micillo (Desenzano, 1970).
Head of the Corporate and Investment Banking Division of Intesa Sanpaolo and Chief Executive Officer of Banca IMI. A graduate of Business and Administration in 1994 at the Statale University in Brescia, Italy, Mr Micillo subsequently specialized in “Currency Management and International Finance” and started his career first with Fin-eco Sim before moving to IMI Fideuram Asset Management. Later, he moved to Fin-eco Investimenti SGR as Fixed Income Director. In 2000 he was appointed CIO (Chief Investment Officer) of Banca Esperia and a member of the Board of Directors of Duemme Hedge SGR. In 2002, he joined the Capitalia Group as Holding Director (in charge of Group Finance) and in 2005, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group’s asset management companies. At the end of 2007, he became Deputy General Manager and CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of the Banca Popolare di Vicenza Group. He joined the Intesa Sanpaolo Group in October 2009 as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Eurizon Capital SGR, Chairman of Eurizon Capital S.A. and of Epsilon SGR. In January 2014,he was appointed General Manager of Banca IMI, the Intesa Sanpaolo Group’s investment bank, where he became Chief Executive Officer in April 2015. He was formerly a Member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Market Efficiency and also served as Vice Chairman of Assogestioni (from 2009 to 2013) and Chairman of Allfunds Bank (from 2009 to 2014). Moreover, he was a member of the Board of Directors of MTS from 2014 to 2015. Alongside his professional activity, he has also developed the academic one, firstly as Lecturer at the SDA Bocconi (1996-2002), then as Adjunct Professor at the University of Brescia (2004-2005). Since 2006, he has also held the position of Adjunct Professor of the “Asset Management” course at the LUISS Guido Carli in Rome.
Paolo Molesini (Feltre, 1957).
Managing Director and General Manager of Fideuram - Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking S.p.A. since 1 July 2015. From September 2004 to June 2015 Paolo Molesini was Managing Director and General Manager of Banca Intesa Private Banking S.p.A., the private bank of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group formally named, since June 2007, Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking S.p.A.. After receiving a degree in Business Economics from the “Ca’ Foscari” University in Venice and completing a master’s degree in Business Administration at INSEAD Graduate Business School (Fontainebleau, France), Paolo Molesini joined the Henkel Group as Export Manager. He became Manager of the Financial Services Area of The Mac Group in London in 1986, while, in 1991, he was hired by the Fondiaria Group to set up the Strategic Marketing Division. He joined Sanpaolo Vita as Sales Director in 1993, subsequently becoming General Manager and Managing Director. From 2001 to 2003, he was head of the Retail Business Area at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena. He joined Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. in July 2003 as head of the Private Banking Division. He has served as a director in Société Européenne de Banque, Banco di Napoli and Eurizon A.I..
Maurizio Montagnese (Torino, 1956).
Degree in Political Science from the University of Turin. Current positions: Chief Innovation Officer at Intesa Sanpaolo; Chairman of Intesa Sanpaolo Group Services; Director and member of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of Turin; President of Turismo Torino e Provincia. Previous positions: 1999-2007, Head of Human Resources and Organization of the Sanpaolo IMI Group. 1997-1998, Cassa di Risparmio di Verona S.p.A. (UniCredit Group) and Head of Human Resources of the UniCredit Group (Cassa di Risparmio di Torino, Verona and Treviso). 1984-1996, Olivetti Group, first in the International Marketing and then in the Human Resources Department. Senior manager from 1992, in 1996 Head of Human Resources and Organization in the Group. 1978-1984, Fiat Auto S.p.A., Organization and Systems Department; 1977, Fiat Auto S.p.A., Mirafiori body repair sector. Over the years he has held the positions of President of SAGAT (Turin airport), board member of Aeroporto di Firenze S.p.A., Saipem S.p.A. (ENI Group), Orizzonte S.g.r. and Vice President Tecnoinvestimenti S.r.l., board member of Banco di Napoli S.p.A., Banca d'Alba (Credito Cooperativo Alba Langhe e Roero), Chairman of the Sanpaolo IMI S.p.A. Pension Fund, board member of Sanpaolo Bank S.A. (Luxembourg), Sanpaolo Bank (Suisse) S.A., Esaban S.p.A., Eptaconsors S.p.A., Gest Line S.p.A., Sanpaolo IMI Wealth Management S.p.A..
Eugenio Rossetti (Roma, 1956).
Chief Lending Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo, appointed to the post in July 2008. A graduate in Mechanical Engineering at “La Sapienza” University in Roma, he began his career at Istituto Mobiliare Italiano in Roma in 1982 as a technical-financial analyst in the field of lending to major corporates. From 1988 to 1994, he worked in different branches of Istituto Mobiliare Italiano: in Milano as a promoter, in Brescia as head of the Promoter Agency, in Bari as head of the Regional Area. From 1994 to 1998, he was with IMI Bank in Luxembourg where he rose to the post of General Manager and was appointed member of the Executive Committee. From January to August 1999, he was head of the Foreign Credit Department of the Sanpaolo IMI Parent Company. From September 1999 to April 2002, he worked at the London branch of the Sanpaolo IMI Group, first as manager of the branch, then as head of the Euro Area. From 2002 to 2006, he was in charge of the Large Corporate Department and subsequently of the Credit Department of the Sanpaolo IMI Group. From January 2007 to July 2008, he was head of the Lending Decisions Department within the Intesa Sanpaolo Group.