Stefano Favale, Swift

Stefano Favale

Global Head of Global Transaction Banking, Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy

Stefano is Global Head of Global Transaction Banking at Intesa Sanpaolo and board member of the CIB Division. He is responsible for Corporate Digital Channels, Cash Management, Trade Finance, Acquiring, and Securities Services. Stefano manages a team of 400+ sales and product managers across Italy and 40 other countries with the mission to deliver product and innovation to the overall business customer baseline. With over 20 years in the banking industry, Stefano combines extensive experience in digital and transformational projects, broad managerial responsibilities in commercial banking, and a leadership position in the business payment community. He is also a board member of Banca Intesa Russia, Bancomat SpA, and Exetra SpA. From Rome originally, Stefano studied Economics at Luiss Guido Carli University. He began his career in the banking industry at Accenture and held positions at Capitalia and Unicredit prior to joining Intesa Sanpaolo in 2012. Stefano is headquartered in Milan but lives in Verona with his wife and two daughters where he is actively involved in the community.