About Us

Established in 1912, Acri is the organisation which represents Foundations of banking origin and Savings Banks.

Acri is a voluntary, apolitical, non-profit organisation and has the following objectives:

  • To represent and protect the general interests of the members to foster the accomplishment of their institutional goals and to safeguard their assets and their pursuit of technical and economic development.
  • To co-ordinate their Members’ activities to make it more efficient and to promote the implementation of joint projects in areas of common interest;
  • To research and promote collaborations between members and other actors, in Italy and abroad. Acri agrees on potential conventions or agreements with other parties to be submitted for approval by the Associates themselves.

Acri has 107 members, broken down as follows:
83 Banking Foundations
11 Joint-stock banks (former Savings Banks)
8 Local Foundations Associations
2 Other companies
3 Other foundations.

The Executive Committee is the governing body of the Association. 
Francesco Profumo Chairman Fondazione Compagnia San Paolo – President
Paolo Cavicchioli Chairman Fondazione di Modena – Vicepresident
Giuseppe Morandini Chairman Fondazione Friuli – Vicepresident
Luigi Salvadori Chairman Fondazione CR Firenze – Vicepresident
Gerhard Brandstätter Chairman Cassa di Risparmio di Bolzano – Vicepresident
Giampiero Bianconi Chairman Fondazione CR Perugia
Antonello Cabras Chairman Fondazione di Sardegna
Giovanni Fosti Chairman Fondazione Cariplo
Giandomenico Genta Chairman Fondazione CR Cuneo
Gilberto Muraro Chairman Fondazione Cariparo

The General Manager is Giorgio Righetti.

Acri is based in Rome in Via del Corso 267 – postcode 00186 – Tel. +390668184.1