Levon Hampartzoumian is a public figure and a former politician. He has been the CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of UniCredit Bulbank for nearly 20 years. Moreover, he was also the Chairman of the Management Board of the Association of banks in Bulgaria.
Levon is a non-executive member of the Board of the Institute for Market Economy, the chairman of the Board of Trustees of Sofia University, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Higher School of Insurance and Finance.
Levon is awarded with the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity (Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana) and is honored with the title Commendatore of the Order at the beginning of May 2008 with a Decree of the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano.
In 2007 he was awarded by Atanas Bourov Foundation for bank management; he is also announced “Banker of the year” twice – by Finance Central Europe magazine in 2005 and by Banker weekly in 2007. In 2006 Levon received a management award by The Manager Magazine.
Levon Hampartzoumian has a degree in Chemical Engineering and professional experience working for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young. During 1999-2001 he was consecutively Deputy Minister of Economy and Executive Director of Sofia’s Privatization Agency.