Corrado Passera is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded illimity Bank SpA, Illimity Bank and Encyclomedia Publishers and who has been at the helm of 11 different companies. Currently, he holds the position of Chief Executive Officer & Director at illimity Bank SpA and Chief Executive Officer of Illimity Bank (a subsidiary of illimity Bank SpA) and Chief Executive Officer for Tetis SpA. Corrado Passera is also Partner at Petvet Holding SRL, Partner at WeRoad Srl, Partner at Em Publishers SRL, Partner at Mediaglobe SRL and Partner at Ediglobe SRL and on the board of 6 other companies.
Mr. Passera previously occupied the position of Non-Executive Chairman of Credicom Consumer Finance Bank SA, Chief Executive Officer at Intesa Sanpaolo SpA and Chief Executive Officer of Banca Intesa SpA (a subsidiary of Intesa Sanpaolo SpA), Chief Executive Officer of Poste Italiane SpA, Chief Operating Officer of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA, Director at Associazione Bancaria Italiana, Partner at Club Italia Investimenti 2, Partner at Immobiliare Bosco Montorfano SpA, General Director at CIR SpA, Chief Executive Officer for Banco Ambrosiano Veneto SpA, Co-Chief Executive Officer for Olivetti SpA, Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at GEDI Gruppo Editoriale SpA, General Manager-Suspension Components Division at Sogefi SpA, Director & Partner at Metis SpA and Partner at La Immobiliare Veneziana Srl.
He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Bocconi and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.