Darko Popović took the post of Banca Intesa Executive Board President after spending 13 years as a member of the Executive Board. He started his career at the National Bank of Serbia as bank supervisor, where he worked on supervision and due diligence of 17 banks during the reconstruction of the financial sector. Darko Popović spent his first five years at Banca Intesa as manager in the Risk Management Department, and after that he became Head of this Department. Together with his colleagues at the Association of Serbian Banks, he formed the Risk Management Committee and was elected Committee Chairman in 2007. He started working directly with clients in 2008, when he became Head of the Corporate Division, while he took the position of Head of the Retail Division in 2013 as part of the Bank’s strategy to further strengthen its position in the retail segment. He is also President of the Board of Directors of Intesa Lizing, the biggest leasing company in Serbia, and a member of the Supervisory Board of investment fund management company Intesa Invest.
Darko Popović graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Belgrade. Among the numerous professional education courses he attended, the most prominent are the ones on the topic of leadership at Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and London Business School. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Belgrade Faculty of Economics Alumni Club. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Serbian Association of Managers.