Gaetano Miccichè was born in Palermo in 1950. He obtained his MBA degree in Law at SDA Bocconi, where he graduated with Honors in 1985. In 2008, he was recognised as the "Master of Masters". In February 1971, he began his work as the Responsible of Corporate Clientele at the Headquarters of the Cassa Centrale di Risparmio delle Province Siciliane.
In April 1989, he moves along to Rodriguez S.p.A. where he becomes Director of Finance. In November 1992 he joins the Gerolimich-Unione Manufacture as General Director. In January 1996 he is then nominated General Director of Santa Valeria S.p.A, and in October 1997 he becomes Delegated Administrator/General Director of Oclese S.p.A..
In June 2002 he enters Banca Intesa.
From February 2010 to April 2016 he became General Director of Intesa Sanpaolo, and subsequently also a member of its Board of Directors until 2016. He is also responsible for the Corporate Division and Investment Banking at Intesa Sanpaolo from January 2007 to April 2016, and Delegated Administrator of Banca IMI from October 2007 to March 2015.
From March 2018 to November 2019 he was President of the Lega Serie A and Vice President of the FIGC (Italian Football Federation).
He has been Chairman of Banca IMI since April 2016 and vice-president of Prelios since March 2020.
Since August 6th 2020, he is managing director and general manager of Ubi Banca.
He is also currently a member of the Board of RCS SpA, of ABI (Italian Banking Association) and also of the Scientific Committee at Politecnico di Milano.
On May 31st 2013 he was awarded the Order for Merit of Labor from the President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano.