EFG International plans to relaunch its domestic Italian business and has appointed Giorgio Angelo Girelli as the new head of its Milan branch, effective 01 December 2018 and subject to regulatory approval.
Angelo Girelli will be responsible for relaunching and further developing EFG’s business with Italian clients, which constitutes an important strategic area of focus for the bank. He will report directly to Franco Polloni, head of Switzerland & Italy Region.
He has extensive experience in the financial sector, having held several executive and Board positions over the past 20 years. Most recently, Angelo Girelli served as managing director of Banca Intermobiliare S.p.A in Turin from 2016 to 2018. Prior to that, he was a member of the Executive Board of Banca Popolare di Milano from 2014 to 2016. From 2000 to 2012, he served as CEO of Banca Generali and later as chairman. During this period, he played a leading role in the development of the bank and was also a Board member and chairman of several companies within the Generali Group.
Angelo Girelli started his career in the consulting sector, working first for Arthur Young & Co, followed by Innova Management, and later becoming a partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consulting.