Milan-headquartered UniCredit has appointed Marco Bizzozero as head of Group Wealth Management to be effective on 1 of March 2018.
Bizzozero, who will report to general manager of UniCredit Gianni Franco Papa, will lead a division focused on growing the group’s wealth management and private banking business in Europe, with a particular focus on Italy, Germany and Austria.
With 25 years’ financial experience and having held senior positions in global organisations in wealth management, private equity and investment banking, Bizzozero formerly worked at Deutsche Bank as head of wealth management for EMEA and later as CEO of Deutsche Bank Switzerland.
Prior to that, Bizzozero held various roles in investment banking and private equity with UBS in Zurich, New York and London, and previously worked as head of private equity secondary investments at LGT Capital Partners.
Gianni Franco Papa, general manager of UniCredit, said: ” Marco Bizzozero’s appointment proves our commitment and ambition to further develop the wealth management and private banking business of the Group. His widespread international experience, proven track record and leadership skills will be instrumental to further developing and strengthening our positioning in Wealth Management and Private Banking.”