Top Management

Gaetano Miccichè

CHAIRMAN OF IMI CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING DIVISION  


Chairman of Intesa Sanpaolo’s IMI Corporate & Investment Banking Division since July 2020.
Previously, from February 2010 to April 2016, he was General Manager and member of the Management Board of Intesa Sanpaolo, Head of the Corporate and Investment Banking Division of Intesa Sanpaolo, from January 2007 to April 2016.
Chief Executive Officer of Banca IMI, now integrated into Intesa Sanpaolo, from October 2007 to March 2015 and subsequently Chair from April 2016 to July 2020. CEO and General Manager of UBI Banca from August 2020 to April 2021.
Graduated in Law, he obtained the MBA at SDA Bocconi with the diploma of merit in 1984 and the Master of Masters, conferred by SDA Bocconi - Master Alumni Association, in December 2008.
His professional career began in February 1971 at the Cassa Centrale di Risparmio delle Province Siciliane reaching the position of Head of Corporate Customers.
In April 1989 he joined Rodriquez S.p.A. as Chief Financial Officer.
In November 1992 he took over as General Manager and subsequently that of Delegate Liquidator of Gerolimich - Manufacturing Union. In January 1996 he was appointed General Manager of Santa Valeria S.p.A. In October 1997 he became Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Olcese S.p.A. In June 2002 he joined Banca Intesa.
He is currently Vice President of Prelios S.p.A., Board member of NEVA SGR S.p.A., member of the Strategic Advisory Boards of Neuberger Berman/NB Renaissance Partners Ltd. and Nextalia SGR S.p.A., member of the Scientific Committee of the Politecnico di Milano, member of the Board of Directors of ANSPC - Associazione Nazionale per lo Studio del Credito and, since March 2022, he is Chair of Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A..
On 31 May 2013 he was appointed Cavaliere del Lavoro by the President of the Republic, Giorgio Napolitano.

Mauro Micillo

CHIEF OF IMI CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING DIVISION  


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 (Mediobanca, Mediolanum & Partners) and a member of the Board of Directors of Duemme Hedge SGR.

In 2002, he joined the Capitalia Group as Executive 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, Chair of Eurizon Capital S.A. and of Epsilon SGR.

In January 2014, he was appointed General Manager of Banca IMI, now integrated in Intesa Sanpaolo, 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 Chair of Assogestioni (from 2009 to 2013) and Chair of Allfunds Bank (from 2009 to 2014). Moreover, he was a member of the Board of Directors of MTS from 2014 to 2015.

He is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center.

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.

Massimo Mocio

DEPUTY CHIEF OF IMI CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING DIVISION
HEAD OF GLOBAL MARKETS & INVESTMENT BANKING


Massimo Mocio graduated magna cum laude from Bocconi University in Milan, earning a degree in Economics and Social Sciences (DES) with a thesis on Central Banks and the Coordination of Monetary Policies, in 1987.
After starting off his career at Credito Italiano, in May 1988, he joined the Istituto Bancario San Paolo in Turin where he held various positions in the Foreign Affairs Department, and was later transferred to the bank’s London branch, becoming Head of the Equity Capital Markets and derivatives activity.
In 1997, he completed the Investment Management Master Degree Programme at the London Business School.
In 1999, he joined Banca Commerciale Italiana - London Branch, as Head of the Equity and Derivatives activities for the BCI Group.
Following the 2001 merger of BCI and the Intesa Group, in 2002, he took over responsibility for the Equity -  Trading and Sales markets at Banca Caboto, the Intesa Group’s Iinvestment Bank, and thereafter he was named Head of “Global Markets Trading".
Following the 2007 merger between Banca Caboto and Banca IMI, in 2008, Mocio was named Head of Capital Management activities at the new Banca IMI, the then Investment Bank of Intesa Sanpaolo Group where all the activities in Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Structured Finance were concentrated.
He was subsequently appointed as Head of all finance, proprietary-trading and investment activities making up the Finance & Investments Business Unit.
In January 2015, he became Head of Global Markets Business Unit, which incorporated all the Intesa Sanpaolo Group’s activities on the financial markets, with regard to Capital Market, Sales Trading & Structuring, proprietary finance and investments.
In January 2018, he was appointed General Manager of Banca IMI, taking over all the business lines including Markets, Structured Finance and Investment Banking.
In July 2020, following the merger of Banca IMI into the parent company Intesa Sanpaolo, he is appointed Deputy Chief of IMI Corporate & Investment Banking Division and maintains all previous business responsibilities as Head of Global Markets & Investment Banking.
Mocio is also Chairman of Assiom Forex (the Financial Markets Association in Italy), Member of the Board of AFME (Association for Financial Markets in Europe) and Member of the Advisory Committee of Euronext Borsa Italiana. Previously, he was Board Member of Directors of Borsa Italiana S.p.A., Board Member of MTS S.p.A. and Board Member of ICMA (International Capital Markets Association).

Roberta Accettura

HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES


With a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, specialising in Organisation and HR, she has been working in human resources since 1998, with a particular focus on management, international mobility, managerial development and talent enhancement. She has gained significant experience in the coordination of project initiatives in Italy and abroad.

After three years of experience in the HR function of a group in the Luxury sector, she joined the Intesa Sanpaolo Group in 2001. From 2010 to 2015, she held senior roles in the HR structure of the International Subsidiary Banks Division.

From 2015 to 2018, she was Head of Executive and Talent Management of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. From 2018 to 2021, she was Head of Human Resources, Change Management and Sustainability for the Intesa Sanpaolo Vita Insurance Group.

She has taken part in numerous training initiatives at prestigious Universities, including INSEAD and SDA Bocconi.

Head of Human Resources Department since July 2021.

Salvatore Crescenzi 
HEAD OF GLOBAL MARKETS SOLUTIONS & FINANCING


After graduating in Economics from the Luiss University of Rome, he has spent his career working for several Italian and international banks. From 1993 to 2000, he worked for Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, starting with an on-the-job executive training program; then, he assumed the responsibility for the investment products structuring desk. In 2000 he joined BNP Paribas’ equity derivatives department as marketer and Head of Retail Listed Products.

From 2003 to the end of 2009, he worked for Société Générale CIB as structurer, ALM advisor and Head of financial engineering in Italy. At the end of 2009, he joined the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, within the corporate and investment banking, covering positions of growing responsibilities, as Head of structuring (both institutional/corporate and retail), financial engineering and modelling, capital allocation and pricing, credit risk solutions on performing and non-performing exposures.

Since 2018 Head of Global Market Solutions & Financing, the business unit focused on structuring and marketing ad hoc solutions for both institutional and corporate clients.

Head of Global Markets Solutions & Financing Department since July 2020.

Gianluca Cugno
HEAD OF OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL GOVERNANCE


After a Degree in Business and Administration from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan in 1992, he starts his career at JP Morgan and later at Citibank as equity derivatives trader. In 1998, he joins UniCredit as senior equity derivatives trader. In 2001, he is appointed Head of Trading and Deputy General Manager at TradingLab Bank, part of UniCredit Group.

In 2004 he becomes Head of Equity Derivatives Trading at UBM (UniCredit). In 2006, he joins Banca IMI as Head of Global Markets Trading. In 2008, after the merger between Caboto and Banca IMI, he is appointed as Head of Risk Trading at Banca IMI and, from 2009, as Head of Capital Markets which oversees Risk Trading, Sales and Structuring.

In 2014, he becomes COO of Banca IMI and in 2016, he is appointed as Head of International Network at Intesa Sanpaolo Corporate & Investment Banking Division. He served and still serves as board member of several companies, including MTS S.p.A. (2006-2007), AFME (2010-2018).

Head of Operational and Financial Governance Department since April 2021.

Giuseppe Luigi Maria Della Rocca
HEAD OF FINANCE & INVESTMENTS 


Graduated in Monetary and Financial Economics with a thesis on "Restructuring the Italian Banking System" at Luigi Bocconi University in Milan in 1993. The same year he began his working career at JP Morgan Milan Branch as a trader and market maker of the Italian interest rate curve.

In 1997, he moved to JP Morgan London where he was responsible for the market making desk on Scandinavian rate curves. In 1998, he joined Caboto to develop market making and trading on linear derivative products. In 2000, he took the responsibility for the Interest Rates Swap Trading desk.

In 2005, he became Head of the Cash & Derivatives desk. Following the merger between Banca Caboto and Banca IMI, in 2008 he assumed the responsibility for the ALM & Treasury area of Banca IMI. In 2012, he is in charge of the Capital Management and Investments Strategies team.

In 2014, he holds the position of Head of Finance & Investments. Following the incorporation of Banca IMI into the parent company Intesa Sanpaolo, he retains his previous responsibility. The Finance & Investments Department groups all finance, proprietary trading and investment activities of the Division.

Head of Finance & Investments Department since July 2020.

Nicola Doninelli
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL


Graduated in Economics at the University of Brescia, he then attended a Master of Arts in Mathematics at the Columbia University in the City of New York, with a specialisation in Mathematics of Finance. Later, he concluded his studies with a doctorate in Mathematics for Financial Market Analysis at the University of Milano Bicocca.

From July 2010 to April 2021, he held the position of CEO and Managing Director of Epsilon SGR, a specialized asset management company of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. Before joining Intesa Sanpaolo, he held several positions within the Italian banking sector.

He teaches Portfolio Management as an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of Milan.

Head of International Department since April 2021.

Andrea Falchetti
HEAD OF CORPORATE FINANCE MID-CAP 


With a "Magna cum laude" degree in Economics and Business from Luiss University of Rome, he pursued his professional career in the banking sector, first in London and later in Milan. In the Intesa Sanpaolo Group since 2006, he has previously worked in the investment banking departments of international banks such as Schroders, Citigroup and Lehman Brothers with a specialisation in Merger & Acquisition.

In the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, in 2015, he contributed to creating a unit focused on corporate finance for medium-sized Italian companies. Today this unit belongs to a Department under his responsibility. It has a privileged point of view on entrepreneurs and their companies, thanks to an integrated investment banking Coverage & Execution model. In the same Department, a similar approach is also applied to customers of the international banks Intesa Sanpaolo owns outside Italy, specifically in Eastern Europe.

He has completed the Executive Program at Singularity University in Palo Alto (CA), on exponential impact technologies. He has also been a Mentor at Techstars.

Head of the Mid-Cap Corporate Finance Department since April 2021.

Stefano Favale
HEAD OF GLOBAL TRANSACTION BANKING


After graduating in Economics from the Luiss University of Rome, he is responsible for leading and executing Global Transaction Banking strategy across the Group through continuous improvement of the core product portfolio (Cash Management, Trade Finance, Acquiring, and Securities Services), a superior customer experience in corporate digital channels, and a focused development of strategic partnerships with fintech and key industry players.

With 24 years in the banking industry, he combines extensive experience in digital and transformational projects, broad managerial responsibilities in commercial banking, and thought leadership in the domestic and international payment communities.

He is Board Member of SWIFT and part of the Banking & Payment Committee. He is also senior board member of Bancomat S.p.A. and part of the ECB Market Advisory Group on Digital Euro.

Head of Global Transaction Banking Department since August 2015.

Marco Lattuada
HEAD OF INVESTMENT BANKING & STRUCTURED FINANCE 


He holds a MS degree in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic of Milan and exchange student in Master of Finance at the Copenhagen Business School.

Before joining Intesa Sanpaolo Group, he spent more than 7 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking Division (London and Milan) as responsible of Media, Gaming and Entertainment Industry EMEA, and 7 years at UniCredit CIB in the Corporate Finance and M&A team.

He joined Intesa Sanpaolo Group in December 2012 as responsible of the Telecom and Media industry within the Corporate & Investment Banking Division.

Since January 2018, Marco is Head of Investment Banking and Structured Finance in Banca IMI.

After the merger of Banca IMI into Intesa Sanpaolo, since July 2020 he is Head of Investment Banking & Structured Finance Department with the responsibility on Equity Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance activities for Intesa Sanpaolo Group’s mid-large corporate clients. 

Cristiano Maffi
HEAD OF GLOBAL MARKET SECURITIES


He achieved a degree “Magna cum laude” in Economics in 1999 at Bocconi University in Milan, with a major in Financial and Monetary Economy.

Since 2018, he is Head of Global Market Securities, responsible for trading, sales, brokerage, investment products structuring activities and market strategy. He joined Caboto Holding S.I.M. in 1999 and, after a brief period with AbaxBank, he joined back Banca Caboto focusing on derivatives products.

In Banca IMI, the new investment bank of Intesa Sanpaolo, he was appointed first Head of the Swap & Inflation Trading and later Co-Head of the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities area, responsible for both trading and sales units. In 2015, he took over the whole Trading department of Banca IMI.

Since 2018, he sits on the Board of Directors of MTS S.p.A. and he served as a Board Member of the Board of Directors of Euro TLX SIM S.p.A from 2013 through 2019.

Head of Global Market Securities Department since July 2020.

Andrea Mayr
HEAD OF GLOBAL BANKING & SOVEREIGN INSTITUTIONS


Graduated from La Sapienza University of Rome in 1987 with a degree in Economics and Business and a thesis on "Merchant Banking and Corporate Financing." He received the "Best in Class" award from La Sapienza University in 2006 on the occasion of the centenary of the Faculty of Economics.

Since October 2016 at the head of the Global Banking & Sovereign Institutions Department, he is responsible for coverage on banking, insurance, asset & fund managers, governments, private equity, real estate & alternative funds, supranationals, ECAs, structured deals & trade finance.

Since 1988 he has worked at Banque Bruxelles Lambert in London and Brussels, by doing M&A and Merchant Banking. In 1991, he joined IMI in the Corporate Finance team. Then, he played a leading role in both the privatization season of Italian public companies - launched at the same time as the privatization of IMI itself - and in the implementation of the Mediaset project in 1996, which he followed personally.

In 2005, he was appointed as Head of Investment Banking with the title of Deputy General Manager of Banca IMI, assuming the leadership of all investment banking activities of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. During the same time, he led over seventy ipos and oversaw the complex acquisition of Wind by the Orascom Group, Europe's largest LBO.

He has served on the Board of F2i SGR and on the Board of Equiter; he is Intesa Sanpaolo's representative in the Euronext syndicate. He has participated in the Advisory Board of Borsa Italiana for SME stock markets and is a member of the Organismo Italiano di Valutazione, a foundation promoted by Bocconi University to define "Italian principles of valuation”.

Christian Ramon
HEAD OF STRATEGIES AND MARKETING


He holds a Degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, Milan and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau.

As Head of Strategies and Marketing Department, he contributes to the definition of strategic guidelines for the Division, as well as commercial priorities towards corporate and institutional clients.

In Intesa Sanpaolo since 2005, he held various roles in the IMI Corporate & Investment Banking Division, within both Corporate Coverage, focusing on the Energy sector, and Investment Banking and Structured Finance.

Prior to joining Intesa Sanpaolo, he worked in the Investment Banking Department of Lehman Brothers in London.

Head of Strategies and Marketing Department since August 2016.

Laura Segni
HEAD OF LEGAL ADVISORY IMI CIB 


Graduated in Law Studies at La Sapienza University of Rome with an experimental thesis on "The Responsibility of the State for Breach of Community Law," supervisor Prof. Sabino Cassese.

She spent several years to studying, teaching and the University career. In 2001, she won the competition for one of two annual fellowships for Italian researchers at the European University Institute in Fiesole, where she earned a PhD with a thesis in "The power of the purse in the EU. The execution of the European budget" with Prof. Giuliano Amato.

She worked at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, first as an expert on structural funds and then as Legal Advisor to the Minister of Economy for three different governments. In this second experience, which took place during the years of the banking crisis and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis, she represented the Italian Republic in the Committees of Ecofin Council, for the negotiation of regulations on European supervision, the package of regulations on the reform of the Stability Pact and the creation of the State Save Funds (EFSF and ESM).

She joined the Intesa Sanpaolo Group in 2012 and she has been General Counsel for Banca IMI since November 2014.

Head of Legal Advisory IMI CIB Department since July 2020.

Richard Zatta
HEAD OF GLOBAL CORPORATE 


He has obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and he has direct responsibility for all the Large Corporate clients, both domestic and international.

He started his career with the Banca Commerciale Italiana (BCI) taking part to an extensive program of professional development throughout Italy in all sectors of the corporate banking activity. Before the merger with Banca Intesa, he achieved several managerial responsibilities in the Italian network of BCI.

He has developed his career as a Structured Finance specialist, by taking different responsibilities within the Group and ending as Head of the Structure Finance Department of Banca IMI.

In 2019, he took the responsibility for the Global Strategic Coverage team within the Corporate & Investment Banking Division of Intesa Sanpaolo.

Head of Global Corporate Department since January 2020.