Teodora Petkova started the position of Chairperson of the Management Board and CEO of UniCredit Bulbank

As chairperson of the Management Board and CEO of UniCredit BulBank Teodora Petkova replaced Levon Hampartzoumian who has decided to step down from his position at the end of April following the successful completion of his mandate.

Niccolo Ubertalli and Gianfranco Bisagni Co CEOs, Commercial Banking CEE said: “We are delighted that the new CEO has been chosen from our internal successor pool, which demonstrates our continued commitment to the development of our people, and confirm our attention to diversity and gender balance. Teodora has the right leadership skills to continue the success of UniCredit Bulbank and we offer her the warmest welcome to the new role. On behalf of the entire Group we would also like to thank Levon for successfully leading the bank for over 18 years.”

“It’s been an honour to help build Bulgaria’s most successful bank over the past years. I look forward to supporting Teodora in the transition and wish the entire team all the best for the coming years,” Leven Hamparzoumian said.

Ms. Petkova and Mr. Hampartzoumian will ensure a smooth transition over the coming weeks. Following the transition Mr. Hampartzoumian will voluntary step down for a cool-off period.