Tuesday, February 27, 2024

260 Corrado Passera
Managing Director, CEO - Intesa Sanpaolo

Corrado Passera is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo from January 2007, having previously held the office of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Banca Intesa from May 2002.

He is a Director and Member of the Executive Committee of ABI (the Italian Banking Association), the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, the International Advisory Board of Wharton School and the General Board of the Venice Cini Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Bocconi University.

He started his professional career in 1980 in McKinsey where he remained for 5 years, followed by a move to CIR, where he occupied the post of General Manager up to 1990. From 1988 to 1995 he was Deputy Chairman of Credito Romagnolo. He then transferred to the publishing sector where he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore and then Deputy Chairman and CEO of the Espresso-Repubblica Group. In 1992 he left publishing to join the Olivetti Group as its Co-CEO.

In 1996 he returned to the banking sector when he was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Banco Ambrosiano Veneto where he remained until he had completed the consolidation with CARIPLO.

In 1998 he took over as CEO of Poste Italiane where he stayed until April 2002.