Monika Rast joined UniCredit Group in 1998 and since then built extensive experience.
Monika Rast is Deputy Head of Corporates Germany and Head of Multinational Corporates Germany, UniCredit Bank AG.
Monika joined the Corporate Banking Division of former HypoVereinsbank AG in 1998 as a graduate trainee, and became a relationship manager for European Multinational Corporates in 1999. In 2005, she joined the Debt Capital Markets origination team with focus on international financial institutions, where she initially focused on the Nordic region. In 2007, she became Head of the International Debt Origination team for Financial Institutions in Northern and North-Western Europe, as well as North America/Canada.
In 2010, Monika became Head of UniCredit's Debt Origination business for the International Financial Institutions sector, before her management responsibility was expanded in early 2015 to Financial Institutions and Insurance clients in the German-speaking regions as well as Capital Management.
In October 2015, Monika was appointed as Head of Joint Venture CIB & Corporate Commercial Banking (UBK) of UniCredit Bank AG before she became Head of Multinational Corporates (MNC) Germany in October 2019.
In March 2021 Monika additionally took over to her role as Head of MNC Germany as Deputy Head of Corporates & Investment Banking (CIB) Germany. With the strategic decision to combine all corporate coverage in UniCredit Bank´s AG, Multinational Corporates became part of the new Corporate division in February 2022 and Monika subsequently took over the role as Deputy Head of Corporates Germany.
Monika holds master degrees in Business Administration and Roman Philology from Ludwigs-Maximilians-University in Munich.