Dario Frigerio

Dario Frigerio

Non-executive – Independent - In office since July 2013
Belonging list: minority (a group of asset management companies and institutional investors)

Control and Risks (Chairman)
Nomination and Governance

Born in Monza on 24 June 1962. 

Appointed Director of Leonardo S.p.a. at the Shareholders’ Meeting of 4 July 2013, his mandate was renewed by the Shareholders’ Meetings of 15 May 2014, 16 May 2017 and 20 May 2020. He has a degree in Political Economy from the Bocconi University in Milan. He started his professional career in 1991 at Credito Italiano Bank as financial analyst where he dealt with the Bank’s own investment portfolio and the asset liability management. In 1996 he was appointed Investment Manager in Milan and Dublin by the Unicredit Group. In 2001 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer Investment (Unicredit Group). After a new reorganisation of the Unicredit Group, in 2004 Mr Frigerio became in charge of the Private Banking unit and was appointed Deputy General Manager of the UniCredit Group, assuming also the role of Chief Executive Officer of Unicredit Private Banking. He was also appointed member of the Executive Committee of the Unicredit Group. Following the acquisition in 2006 of the German HVB Group and the Austrian Bank Austria Group and in 2007 of Capitalia, he took on the responsibility for the Group’s Wealth Management business at international level. He also held the chairmanship and vice-chairmanship of various banks and asset management companies in Italy and abroad (such as Pioneer Global, Pioneer Sgr, Activest Germany, Fineco, Xelion and Dat). 

He was a member of the Supervisory Body of HVB in Germany and Bank Austria in Austria. From 2010 to 2011 he was Senior Advisor of Citigroup in the asset management segment for Europe, Middle East and Africa. From November 2011 to February 2013, he was Chief Executive Officer of Prelios SGR.

At present, he is deputy chairman of Fondazione Fiera Milano and Independent Director of listed and unlisted companies, Senior Advisor to foundations and financial companies operating in the asset management and private equity segment and a partner of various business enterprises.