Bank Austria Job News:
Harald Vertneg new head of Accounting, Tax & Participations
Harald Vertneg (50) will be taking over as the director of the Accounting, Tax & Participations department at Bank Austria on 1 June of this year. He is replacing Peter Hofbauer, who will begin his new assignment as CFO of the German UniCredit subsidiary HypoVereinsbank on the same date. In his new position, Vertneg will be responsible for all accounting, regulatory reporting, participation management and tax issues of Austria's leading financial institution.
Harald Vertneg graduated from the University of Vienna with a degree in business informatics. He began his career at the former Creditanstalt in 1983, and has held various management positions at Bank Austria from 1990 until today. In 2004, for example, he was appointed head of the Planning & Controlling department and held that post until taking on the position of CFO in the newly acquired Ukrsotsbank at the end of 2007. Here, he played a key role in integrating the bank into UniCredit Group and was responsible for accounting, planning and controlling, taxes, investor relations, asset liability management and capital management. Harald Vertneg is married and has two daughters.
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