Richard Burton

Head, Corporate & Investment Banking at UniCredit Group

Richard started his career at The First National Bank of Chicago in 1989, in London, where he held various positions within the Credit Department before moving to Structured Finance origination roles. In 1997, he transferred to Chicago as Managing Director, responsible for High Yield Bond and Private Placement Origination.

Richard joined UniCredit in 2001 as Managing Director and further pursued his career as Global Head of

Financial Sponsor Solutions (FSS) with primary responsibility for all lending and related activities to companies controlled by Financial Sponsors. From 2013 to 2019, he was Head of Financing & Advisory (F&A).

Since 2019, Richard is Head of the CIB Division and a member of the UniCredit Group Executive Committee and of the CIB ExCo.

In May 2021, Richard was confirmed in his role as Head of Corporate & Investment Banking while he is currently Head of Client Solutions.


  • Head, Corporate & Investment Banking

    Current role

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