Changes concerning the Managing Board of Bank Austria Creditanstalt

In its extraordinary meeting on January 26, 2004, the Supervisory Board of BA-CA decided with immediate effect upon the following changes concerning the Managing Board of BA-CA:

  • Erich Hampel succeeds Karl Samstag as CEO
  • Wolfgang Haller becomes Deputy CEO
  • Regina Prehofer additionally takes over responsibility for CEE operations
  • Johann Strobl becomes Chief Risk Officer

The Managing Board will decide upon the detailed assignment of business within the next few weeks and will present it to the Supervisory Board in its next meeting on March 1, 2004.

Karl Samstag leaves the bank on cordial terms.

Johann Strobl has been appointed as a new Managing Board member taking over Erich Hampel's function as Chief Risk Officer. Since 2003 he has been responsible for market risk and risk controlling within Bank Austria Creditanstalt and at the first executive management level in the HVB Group.
Friedrich Kadrnoska leaves the bank at his own request and on cordial terms. Wolfgang Haller will succeed Friedrich Kadrnoska as Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board and will continue to perform his functions as Chief Operating Officer (IT and Organisation) in his capacity as a member of BA-CA's Managing Board and at the first executive management level within the HVB Group.

Regina Prehofer will take over responsibility for operations in Central and Eastern Europe, which was previously held by Friedrich Kadrnoska. She will continue to be responsible for business with multinational corporates, export-related business, corporate finance and institutional real estate customers.

The following responsibilities remain unchanged:

  • Willi Hemetsberger:  International Markets (Treasury and Capital Markets)
  • Willibald Cernko:  Sales Austria and Asset Management 
  • Stefan Ermisch:  Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

 Curricula vitae of all members of the Managing Board

Enquiries: Financial Relations, Margit Schmid-Weihs, +43-(0)50505-58854