UniCredit has promoted a new head of structured trade and export finance to succeed Walter Rupprecht, who has left the group.

Inés Lüdke has stepped into the role and brings 20 years of industry experience.

Most recently, she was heading UniCredit’s department for documentary and guarantee business.

Lüdke began her career in 1991 and has worked in the credit department of international corporates, as a corporate banking relationship manager and has held a number of managerial positions in eBanking, cash management and custody businesses.