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03.08.2007

New CFO in BA-CA

  • Johann Strobl leaves BA-CA
  • Yapi Kredi manager Carlo Vivaldi assumes the function of CFO

Johann Strobl is leaving Bank Austria Creditanstalt (BA-CA). Johann Strobl, 47, has been a member of the Management Board of BA-CA since 2004 and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2006. He will leave the bank at his own request in order to assume a new function outside the Group.

Dependent upon the appointment by BA-CA's Supervisory Board Carlo Vivaldi, 41, will take over Mr Strobl's position within BA-CA's Management Board by 1 October 2007. Carlo Vivaldi, 41, is currently CFO of the Group's Turkish subsidiary Yapi Kredi.

"I am very pleased that Carlo Vivaldi, an excellent manager from within UniCredit Group, will join us to succeed Johann Strobl. I am also pleased that the new colleague joining BA-CA's Management Board has so far been active in our CEE network. We are the first truly European banking group," says BA-CA's CEO Erich Hampel, who is a member of the Management Committee of UniCredit Group with responsibility for the CEE Division. "Our focus is on close cooperation and know-how sharing across national borders. This is what makes us different from our competitors. And it also means that we can draw on the large potential of top managers who are active in our more than 20 banks. Carlo Vivaldi will be able to rely on an excellent team in his division in Vienna. Johann Strobl has made an great contribution to our bank. I wish him all the best for his future career."

Enquiries: Bank Austria Creditanstalt press office
Ildiko Füredi-Kolarik, Tel. +43 (0) 50505 - 56102
e-mail: ildiko.fueredi@ba-ca.com

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