Dinko Lucić won the CEO Today Europe Award 2021
Zagreb, 24 August 2021 – Dinko Lucić, President of the Management Board of Privredna banka Zagreb (PBZ), member of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, has won the prestigious CEO Today Magazine Europe Awards 2021 in Croatia for his outstanding contribution to the representation of Privredna banka Zagreb. Year upon year, the CEO Today Europe Awards celebrate the European CEOs, entrepreneurs and company leaders that have taken their companies to new heights over the past 12 months. Dedicated to recognising true excellence and innovative thinking, the CEO Today Europe Awards aim to provide a platform that inspires the leaders of tomorrow. CEO Today bring together an outstanding selection of companies pushing the envelope in business, and celebrate the CEOs and leaders who make this progress possible. Winners of this prestigious recognition come from various sectors and industries across Europe
On the occasion of the announcement of the CEO Today Europe Awards 2021, Dinko Lucić, President of the Management Board of PBZ, said: “I am proud of this particularly valuable award, which reaffirms not only the business success of the entire PBZ Group team and continuous achievement of financial results but also our exceptional contribution to the community in the segment of corporate social responsibility. PBZ has been the leading donor in the country for many years, which has been further confirmed in these challenging times of the pandemic and unrivalled among all financial institutions in terms of donations to health institutions as well as repairing the consequences of the devastating earthquakes that hit out country.
Also, I would like to single out the unique humanitarian project in the country of the PBZ group "Doing Good Every Day" initiative, which has been helping the local community for more than 10 years while also responding to our society’s current needs. This is an award not only for me but also for the entire management of the PBZ Group, which applies the highest professional business standards with a very high level of technological innovation”.
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Dinko Lucić has been the President of the Management Board of Privredna banka Zagreb (PBZ) since February 2018. Mr. Lucić joined the PBZ Group in early 2000. In addition to his numerous positions within PBZ, a member of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, from 2007 to 2009 he was a member of the Management Board of Intesa Sanpaolo’s VUB Bank in Slovakia. Prior to his appointment as President, he had been a longstanding member (since 2009) of PBZ ‘s Management Board in charge of retail banking and coordination of the PBZ Group companies in the retail segment and card business. Dinko Lucić was born in 1971, he graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb. He also completed the ZSEM and University of Michigan Business School’s General Management Program, he holds several SAS CRM certificates and attained the International Retail Banker Certificate issued by The International Academy of Retail Banking. He is the President of the Supervisory Board of PBZ Card and a member of the Supervisory Board of Intesa Sanpaolo International Value Services (ISP IVS).
Privredna banka Zagreb d.d. (PBZ)
From the perspective of business results, PBZ has been continuously at the very top of Croatian banking, it is a highly liquid and capitalised bank, and has demonstrated extreme resilience by successfully responding to all the challenges that the local banking system has faced over the last couple of years. We have taken all necessary measures in a timely manner in order to support our clients, employees, and the community and to ensure smooth operations and continuity of all business processes. PBZ has kept its leading role in new technologies, continuously developing new and innovative products and services for retail, corporate and SME clients and taking a significant part in the financing of the country’s economy. PBZ is also the centre of excellence for many areas of banking within the International Subsidiary Banks Division of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group and has recently become a regional banking hub following the acquisition of majority ownership of the Intesa Sanpaolo banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia. It should be emphasized that PBZ is also the clear winner of the Comprehensive assessment of five Croatian banks conducted last year by the European Central Bank and has got the greatest amount of the capital in the adverse scenario (CET1 Ratio of 16.4 %) that substantially exceeds regulatory requirements. These results confirm strong financial stability and reliability of PBZ in the domestic banking market. PBZ has a proactive role in encouraging CSR initiatives and projects, with constant dedication to supporting the local community”.