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Internationalisation or Re-nationalisation of the banking business

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Chairman, Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna Key Note
Chief Executive Officer, BAWAG P.S.K. AG, Vienna
Spokesperson of the Management Board, Kärntner Sparkasse AG, Klagenfurt
Chairman, Eurogroup Working Group and Economic and Financial Committee, Brussels
Managing Editor, Der Standard, Vienna Chair

Mag. Andreas TREICHL

Chairman, Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna

 Andreas Treichl has been Chairman of the Management Board of Erste Group Bank AG since 1997. He studied Economic Science at the University of Vienna and started his banking career in 1977 at Chase Manhattan Bank in New York as a credit analyst. Then he worked for Chase in various management positions in Vienna, Athens and Brussels. In 1994, he became Member of the Management Board of Erste Österreichische Spar-Kasse and on 1st of July 1997 Chairman of the Board. He managed the bank after the merger with GiroCredit and took it public. Under his leadership and initiative, the bank, which had been a purely local savings bank up to then, expanded into a leading financial services provider in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 15.9 million customers. Andreas Treichl established the ERSTE Foundation, was Chairman of the Board until 2012 and is Member of the Advisory Board since 2013. He launched numerous initiatives for social development and sustainability, e.g. good.bee and Zweite Sparkasse, enabling access to financial services for disadvantaged target groups.

Byron HAYNES

Chief Executive Officer, BAWAG P.S.K. AG, Vienna

 BA Hons Accountancy & Finance, University of London
1988-1992 Assistant to Supervisor, KPMG London
  Qualified and registered member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW)
1992-1995 Senior Associate to Head of Department, KPMG Budapest
1995-1998 Chief Financial Officer, MeesPierson EurAmerica (MPEAC)
  Partner in investment advisory firm based in Central and Eastern Europe: Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania and Russia
1999-2000 Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Finance Europe, ABN AMRO
2000-2003 Chief Operating Officer, Global Corporate Finance, ABN AMRO
  Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets business
2003-2005 Managing Director, Head of WCS Strategic Decision Support (SDS)
  Strategy and Business Development for the Wholesale Bank reporting to the Executive Committee
2005 Corporate EVP, Global Chief Operating Officer of Transaction Banking
  Global cash payments and trade finance business created following strategic review
2006-2007 Corporate EVP, Chief Financial Officer, Business Unit Europe
  Commercial and Retail Business in Europe across 26 countries
2008 ABN AMRO N.V. / Royal Bank of Scotland
  a) Global CFO ABN AMRO (Business acquired by Royal Bank of Scotland)
  b) Corporate EVP, CFO, Business Unit Europe Global
  c) Head of Finance Integration; responsible for all financial activities for businesses acquired by Royal Bank of Scotland from ABN AMRO
2008-2009 Member of the Board of BAWAG PSK, Chief Financial Officer
since 2009 CEO of BAWAG PSK

Gabriele SEMMELROCK-WERZER

Spokesperson of the Management Board, Kärntner Sparkasse AG, Klagenfurt

1976-1987 Hotel Österreichischer Hof, Pörtschach
1978-1979 Hotel im Palais Schwarzenberg, Wien
1982-1984 Die Erste Österreichische Spar-Casse, Wien
1987-1988 Wang Österreich Ges.m.b.H., Wien
1989-1993 Chase Manhatten Bank (Austria) AG, Wien
1993-1995 Crédit Lyonnais (Austria) AG, Wien
1995-2011 Erste Group Bank AG, Wien
seit 2011 Vorstandsdirektorin (Sprecherin des Vorstandes) der Kärntner Sparkasse AG

Mag. Thomas WIESER

Chairman, Eurogroup Working Group and Economic and Financial Committee, Brussels

1979 Magister in Economics, University of Innsbruck
1980-1981 Fulbright Scholarship, University of Colorado, Boulder
1981-1982 Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
1982-1984 Internationale Bank für Außenhandel
1984-1985 Research Project on Industrial Policy
1985-1989 Economist, EFTA, Geneva
1989-2012 Ministry of Finance; last position held: Director General for Economics Policy and Financial Markets
since 2012 Euro Working Group, Brussels

MPA. Dr. Eric FREY

Managing Editor, Der Standard, Vienna

1981 Student of Public Affairs, Princeton University
1991-1996 Deputy Foreign Editor, Der Standard
1996-1998 Foreign Editor, Der Standard
1998-2001 Business Editor, Der Standard
2001-2002 Marshall Plan Chair for Austrian Studies, University of New Orleans
since 2002 Managing Editor, Der Standard