Federico Ghizzoni is CEO of Unicredit since 2010. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Unicredit Bank AG in Munich and Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of International Finance, the International Monetary Conference, the Institut International d’Etudes Bancaires and the European Services Financial Round Table. He is also Chairman of the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala Association in Milan. After graduating in Law from the University of Parma, he started his career in 1980 at Credito Italiano, first in the Italian branch and later in London and Singapore as General Manager. After working as Executive Director at Bank Pekao S.A., affiliate of Unicredit Group, he moved to Turkey as Executive Board Member at Koç Financial Services and as General Manager at Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi. In July 2007, he was appointed Head of CEE Banking Operations and Deputy CEO at Bank Austria AG.