Our Management Team
State Street Bank International GmbH - Succursale Italia
Senior Vice President, Branch Head
Riccardo Lamanna is a senior vice president and head of State Street Bank International GmbH - Succursale Italia. Mr. Lamanna joined State Street in May 2010 after the acquisition of Intesa Sanpaolo’s securities services business.
Prior to State Street, Mr. Lamanna was the Head of Transaction Services at Intesa Sanpaolo since 2006. During his tenure, he worked with Monte Titoli, Banca d’Italia and Borsa Italiana to develop the Italian Securities Settlement Systems, Express II.
Previously, he served as Head of Back Office and Middle Office functions at Banca IMI. He was also the Product Manager for Multi Direct Custody and Clearing at Banque Paribas.
Mr. Lamanna started his career at JP Morgan in 1991 working in Milan, London and Paris, where he worked in operations supporting the proprietary activity of the bank, and custody and clearing services for third-party clients.
Mr. Lamanna graduated in Business Administration at Università Cattolica, Milan.
Senior Vice President, General Manager
Denis Dollaku is a senior vice president and the general manager of State Street Bank International GmbH - Succursale Italia. In this role, he is responsible for Operations, Information Technology, Global Realty Services, Business Continuity, and Product, PMO & Business Support.
Mr. Dollaku joined State Street in March 2000 in Corporate Audit working in Boston, London, Frankfurt and Munich. Most recently, he was the head of Internal Audit of State Street Bank GmbH, covering Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and State Street’s Paris office. He started his career at KPMG International as a Senior Auditor.
Mr. Dollaku received an MBA from Suffolk University in Boston. He is a member of the Institute of International Auditors and of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA®) Institute.
State Street Global Services Ltd. – Sede secondaria di Milano
Senior Managing Director
Marco Fusco is senior managing director and chairman of State Street Global Advisors France and is in charge of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) — Southern Europe. In addition, he is a member of SSGA's senior leadership team and the European executive management team.
Mr. Fusco helped to establish SSGA's Milan branch, the entity in charge of business development and client service for the Italian market.
Prior to joining SSGA, Mr. Fusco was head of institutional advisory and distribution at AXA Investment Managers where he led the sales team dedicated to the Italian market. Previously, he was senior institutional sales manager at ING Investment Managers.
He began his career in asset management with Paribas where he worked in asset servicing in Luxembourg and marketing in Paris. He also helped establish Paribas’s Milan asset management office.
Mr. Fusco graduated from Catania University, Italy with a bachelor’s in economics and business administration. He received a post-graduate degree in European business from Leicester University in the United Kingdom.
Danilo Verdecanna is managing director of State Street Global Advisors and country manager of State Street Global Advisors, Italy branch.
Previously, Mr. Verdecanna was engaged in developing wholesale distribution in Italy and played a key role in State Street’s SPDR Europe initiative.
Mr. Verdecanna joined State Street Global Advisors in 2007 from AXA Investment Managers, Italy where he was a senior salesperson in the wholesale channel. Prior to that role, Mr. Verdecanna was a Product Development Manager at AXA.
He holds a degree in economics and business administration from the University of Tor Vergata, Rome, and a post-graduate degree in economics and finance from Venice International University.