CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania
Mr. Pedrazzi took office as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania on 1st October 2013. Mr. Pedrazzi was previously the Head of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) & South Mediterranean Area Department of Intesa Sanpaolo, in charge to coordinate the Subsidiaries located in the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Egypt. He started his career in the banking sector in 1978 working in different Italian savings banks and he joined Intesa Sanpaolo Group in 2000. In Italy, he held the duty of General Manager of Cassa di Risparmio di Spoleto and of Cassa di Risparmio di Ascoli Piceno. In 2006 he was appointed First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Banca Intesa Beograd (Serbia) and in 2008 as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Pravex-Bank (Ukraine).
Apart from working for Intesa Sanpaolo Group, he is actively involved in the following key associations:
President of Foreign Investors Association of Albania (FIAA)
Deputy Chairman of Albanian Association of Banks (AAB)
Board Member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Albania
Board Member of Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA)
Spokeperson of the Mangement Board, ProCredit bank Albania
Ms. Leka was born in 1982 in Tirana, Albania, and joined ProCredit Bank in August 2004 as Assistant in the Accounting Department. Later she was appointed to the position of Specialist in the Reporting Department, and in February 2006 she was put in charge of that department. In 2013 she was appointed as Member of the Management Board of ProCredit Bank Albania. Actually she is the Spokesperson of the Management Board of ProCredit Albania. Also she is Member of the Supervisory Board of ProCredit Bank Ecuador. She graduated from the University of Tirana, having studied at the School of Finance in the Faculty of Economics, and was succesfully graduated at the ProCredit Academy in Fürth, Germany.
CEO, Credins Bank
CEO of Tirana Bank
Mr. Mustafa joined Tirana Bank on December 2014 as Deputy Managing Director and was appointed as Acting CEO on January 2015, taking over the responsibility of the Chairman of the Executive Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tirana Bank and member of the Board of Directors of Tirana Leasing. As of November 2016, Mr. Mustafa is assigned the duty of Chief Executive Officer of Tirana Bank. He has a banking experience since 1995 working in banks like BKT, NBG and Credit Agricole, mostly on managerial positions, including the position of Deputy General Director since 2004. Mr. Mustafa is a graduate from the University of Tirana in Business Administration and holds an MBA degree from International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki.
CEO of American Bank of Investments
Mr.Ballta has a long experience in the banking sector in the USA and Europe. Since 2008, Mr. Ballta is a Managing Director at NCH Capital, a private equity firm based in New York.
At NCH Capital, he was responsible for investment opportunities in Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Greece, Kosovo, and Montenegro. During this time he led the acquisitions of and managed a regional portfolio of prime shorefront land for tourist development in Greece and the Western Balkans. In July 2014, his primary-focus shifted to the management and growth of NCH’s regional debt purchase, collection, and financing company, Tranzit Finance. In 2015, after the purchase of Credit Agricole Albania from Tranzit, Mr. Ballta became CEO of the newly formed American Bank of Investments. Prior to joining NCH, Mr. Ballta worked for seven years with Israel Discount Bank in New York and Miami as Senior Vice President-Head of Sponsored and Syndicated Financing. In this role, he managed a buy side team for high-yield loans, sourcing business, structuring, evaluating credit and trading in both the primary and secondary market. During the mid-1990s in Albania, Mr. Ballta assisted small and medium-sized enterprises in the privatization process and
in facilitating direct investment in the country. Mr. Ballta received a bachelor degree in Business Administration from the State University of Tirana and a MBA from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida.
CEO of First Investment Bank
Mr. Bozhidar Todorov is Chief Executive Officer of Fibank Albania since October 2007. Before this position he has held a managing position in Fibank Bulgaria as Head of Bad Loans & Provisions Department and is an employee of this bank covering different positions since 2001. Mr. Todorov is the chairman of Bulgarian Albanian Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Albanian Association of Banks Executive Committee.