Bank Austria Creditanstalt Job Notice: Ulrike Frühwirth and Kurt Guwak are the new heads of the Corporates and Retail Human Resources divisions
Ulrike Frühwirth, 48, has been appointed head of the newly created Corporates Human Resources unit at Bank Austria Creditanstalt (BA-CA). Kurt Guwak, 47, is to head the Retail Human Resources & Communication unit, which was set up at the same time.
In this capacity Frühwirth and Guwak will be responsible for human resources management at the two divisions of the bank with the highest payroll levels (approximately 4,700). In addition to personnel management and the implementation of strategic personnel projects, their responsibilities also include recruitment, training and development. Moreover, in the Retail division, internal communications also falls under the remit of the human resources manager.
Ulrike Frühwirth was born in Vienna and worked for the BA-CA Group in process and project management even while studying business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Since 1998 she has held various positions at the bank in the area of human resources, most recently as the commercial director of the BA-CA Health Centre. Kurt Guwak is also from Vienna. He has worked in human resources since 1977, and in the past has served as head of personnel at ABB and VA TECH. Guwak joined BA-CA in 2005, and was most recently head of the Human Resources Strategy & Policies unit.
Enquiries: Bank Austria Creditanstalt Press Office
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