Former Sace head, Svetlana Gromyko-Piradova has left the Italian export credit agency to join UniCredit as head of structured trade and export finance, Russia.

Julia Petrova, head of global transaction banking, UniCredit Russia tells GTR: “We are very excited about Svetlana joining. We are sure that her experience, client and market knowledge combined with focus on origination and execution will further drive up the performance of the structured trade and export finance business at UniCredit Russia, which is a very important part of our global transaction banking business.”