UniCredit hires El-Amir to head funding and investment portfolio
Italy’s UniCredit has appointed Waleed El-Amir to head its funding and investment portfolio business globally.
El-Amir was previously head of the Middle East and North Africa investment banking business at Bank of America.
El-Amir will relocate to Milan and role will be effective at the end of October. He will be responsible for all funding requirements of the bank and certain strategic portfolio investments.
El-Amir will replace Philipp Waldstein, who resigned from UniCredit to join the asset management division of Munich RE.