Ljiljana Čortan

06 September 2021 ... min read
Ljiljana Čortan

Ljiljana Čortan

  • CRO and member Executive Board
  • CRO and member Management Board Banking
Born: 1971
Nationality: Croatian


Ljiljana Čortan was appointed as chief risk officer and a member of the Management Board Banking effective 1 January 2021. At the Annual General Meeting of 26 April 2021, Ljiljana Čortan was appointed as a member of the Executive Board.

Prior to her appointment, Ljiljana Čortan was a member of the Management Board and chief risk officer at HypoVereinsbank (HVB) - UniCredit Bank in Germany.

Most important other ancillary positions

  • None


Ljiljana holds a master’s degree in business finance from the University of Zagreb.


2021 CRO and member of the Executive Board (as of 26 April 2021) and Management Board Banking (as of 1 January 2021)
2018-2020 HypoVereinsbank (HVB) - UniCredit Bank, Germany Member of the Management Board and chief risk officer
2014-2017 UniCredit Bank, Italy (Milan branch)
Global Head of Financial Institutions, Banks and Sovereigns Head of Group Credit Transactions
2009-2014 UniCredit Bank, Austria
Head of strategy and marketing for corporate and investment banking in the CEE region
1996-2009 Zagrebačka banka,
Croatia Various positions in risk management, corporate banking and project/information management

Zagrebačka banka became part of UniCredit Group in 2002

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