Daniele Fanin – a new Board Member of VÚB bank
Bratislava, July 24, 2008 - The Supervisory Board of VUB appointed Daniele Fanin, Head of the Czech arm of VUB since June 2008, as a member of the Management Board. The Prague-based operations of VUB provide an extensive range of banking services to local and international corporate based in the Czech Republic.
„VUB and Intesa Sanpaolo intend to reaffirm and further enhance the Group interest for the Czech market and my challanging mandate is to grow our operations in accordance with the strenght and potential of the Country.“ stated D. Fanin.
Daniele Fanin was born in 1959 in Verona, Italy and obtained a Law Degree (1982) and Political Sciences Degree (1987) both from the University of Padova. After his first graduation in 1982 he started practising law with two legal firms specialised respectively in Civil and Industrial Law. Two years later he moved to the banking sector and joined Banca Commerciale Italiana, subsequently merged to form Intesa Sanpaolo, working first in the domestic network in his hometown and from 1989 in the HQs International Department as Area Manager for the French-speaking countries of France, Belgium and Luxembourg. From 1991 he was assigned to the London Branch with the responsibility of the Italian related business in the U.K. and in 1995 he took over Abu Dhabi Branch and its hub role for the Group in the Gulf region. From 2003 to 2007 he was Managing Director of the Group Hungarian subsidiary CIB Bank and after a brief and special assignment to the Group operations in Romania, he is presently heading from Prague the Czech activities of VUB, where he intends to bring and spread all the professional knowledge, customer care and expertise of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group.
A strong believer in professional teamwork, a music lover and an avid reader and theatre and cinema- goer, Mr. Fanin is married with 3 children and fluent in English and French besides his native Italian.
VUB is a member of the international banking group Intesa Sanpaolo that operates in more than 40 countries worldwide. The Bank runs 210 retail branches, 32 corporate branches, 11 mortgage centres across Slovakia and 1 branch in the Czech Republic.
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