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The future of Europe’s banking environment

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Executive Director, European Banking Authority, London
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Zurich
Member of the Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna
Chief Risk Officer, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna
Director, International, Financial Services Authority, London
Vice-Rector for Financial Affairs and Infrastructure, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna

MA Dr. Adam FARKAS

Executive Director, European Banking Authority, London

Chairman, HFSA - Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority, Budapest Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Allianz Bank (Allianz Group), Budapest Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, CIB Bank (Intesa Sanpaolo Group), Budapest
 Doctor in Financial Economics and Master of Science
  Leading the regulatory response to the financial crisis by the fully integrated financial regulatory agency
2009-2010
  Established a new commercial bank with universal banking licence for the market leading insurance company in Hungary
  Launched a successful assure-banking operation with 150 000 new banking clients in 3 years
2006-2009
  Managed all business lines and sales channels of the fourth largest universal bank in a Co-CEO structure
  Two-fold increase in total assets and profits
2002-2005
  Responsible for treasury operations, securities trading and sales, and liqudity management

lic.oec.HSG Walter B. KIELHOLZ

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Zurich

General Reinsurance Corporation, Zürich (mit Einsätzen in den USA, Großbritannien und Italien sowie Verantwortung für das Marketing in Europa) Abteilung Multinational Services, Credit Suisse (zuständig für Kundenbeziehungen)
1976
 Seit 1989 Verschiedene Positionen vom Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung über CEO bis Präsident des Verwaltungsrates, Swiss Reinsurance Company
 Seit 1999 Mitglied, Verwaltungsrat, Credit Suisse Group AG
1986

Mag. Dr. Peter BOSEK

Member of the Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna

Assistant Professor, Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna Advisor to the Board on all Legal Matters, Law-Office, Department of Constitutional and Public Law, University of Vienna Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna; School of Finance; Federal Academy of Public Administration Strategic Product Management, Real Estate Department Managing Director, Neue Eisenstädter Gemeinnützige Bau- Wohn- und SiedlungsgesmbH Head, Product Management and Residential Building Member, Management Board, Wohnbaubank AG Member, Supervisory Board, various subsidiaries Head, Housing & Real Estate Head, Sales Steering Head, Business Unit Retail Member, Management Board, Erste Bank der österreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
1993-1996
1996-1998
1996-2005
1998-1998
1998-2002
1999-2001
2000-2007
2001
2001-2002
2002-2003
2004-2007
2007-2014

Array Willibald CERNKO

Chief Risk Officer, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna

Account Executive, Raiffeisenbank, Obdach-Weißenkirchen Corporate Banking Division, Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Deputy Head, Corporate Banking Division, Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Head, Corporate Banking Division, Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Head, CEE Division, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Member, Management Board, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Member, Management Board, HVB AG, Munich Head, Retail Germany and Austria Division with the Group Title of Executive Vice President, UniCredit, Vienna Country Chairman Austria and Member of the Management Committee with Title of Senior Executive Vice President, UniCredit S.p.A., Milan
1983-1985
1985-1996
1996-1998
1998-2000
2002-2003
2003-2007
2006-2009
2008-2009
since 2009

Thomas HUERTAS

Director, International, Financial Services Authority, London

 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago
 Prior to joining the Financial Services Authority in 2004, Mr. Huertas held a number of Senior Positions including:
 Chairman and CEO, Citibank Germany AG
 Country Corporate Officer, Switzerland
 
 Currently:
 Member, Basel Committee on Banking
 Alternate Chair, EBA - European Banking Authority
 Supervision and Member, Financial Stability Board's Steering Group on Resolution
 Guest Lecturer (Finance), Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

Mag. DDr. Regina PREHOFER

Vice-Rector for Financial Affairs and Infrastructure, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna

Study of economics at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna Study of law at the University of Vienna Doctor's degree in both fields of study Legal practice at court Deputy Head of Legal Department/ Export Guarantees, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG Creditanstalt-Bankverein (from 1 January 1998 Creditanstalt AG) Head of Trade and International Project Finance Assistant General Manager and Deputy Head of Finance Division Deputy General Manager and Head of Finance and Consulting Division, additionally from Head of Division, Multinational Corporates and Insurance Sector Head of Group Division, Multinational Corporates and Products, Bank Austria AG Head of Multinational Corporates, Corporate and Trade Finance Division, additionally from Head of Corporate Customers Division Head of Multinational Corporates, Corporate and Trade Finance Division, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG Member of the Management Board, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG
1974-1980
1977-1980
1980
1980-1981
1981-1987
1987-1999
1992
1993
1995
 
 Following the integrations steps in the Bank Austria Creditanstalt Group from July 1999:
1998
1999-2002
2000
2002
2002
  responsible for Multinational Corporates, Corporate Customers and Real Estate Finance (April 2003 - January 2004)
  additionally responsible for the CEE region (January 2004 - May 2006)
  Corporate Banking and UniCredit Group's Leasing Operations (May 2006 - December 2007)
  Corporate Banking and Sponsor for Global Account/ Cross Border Business Management within the UniCredit Corporate
  Division Executive Management Committee (January 2008 - September 2008)
2003
 May 2011 Vice-Rector, Infrastructure, Vienna University of Economics and Business
 Oct. 2011 Vice-Rector for Financial Affairs and Infrastructure, Vienna University of Economics and Business