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16.07.2019

Günter Schubert appointed new Head of CIB Austria in the management board of UniCredit Bank Austria – Dieter Hengl new CEO of Schoellerbank and Head of Wealth Management Austria

Günter Schubert, 51, will take over the responsibilities of Dieter Hengl and will head Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) in Austria as a member of UniCredit Bank Austria’s management board with effect from 1 September 2019. He will also become a member of the Executive Committee of UniCredit’s Corporate & Investment Banking Division. Most recently Günter Schubert has been Global Head of Natural Resources and Head of Financing in Corporate & Investment Banking Germany.

Dieter Hengl will assume at the same time his new functions as CEO of Schoellerbank and as Head of Wealth Management Austria. He also becomes a member in the Group Wealth Management Executive Committee.

Robert Zadrazil, CEO of UniCredit Bank Austria, says: “With Günter Schubert, we welcome a proven expert with extensive experience at the head of Corporate & Investment Banking in Austria to our management board. In Germany, he has worked for many years in various responsible positions in the Corporate & Investment Banking Division, bringing the highest level of international expertise to business with our multinational corporate clients. His high level of financial know-how and his deep understanding of the client needs of large, international companies make him an excellent choice for us. I am also looking forward to continuing our very close cooperation with Dieter Hengl in Wealth Management Austria, who, among many others, will advance the planned even closer cooperation between CIB and Wealth Management.”

Richard Burton, Head of Corporate & Investment banking Division in UniCredit, commented: “Austria is an important core market and contributes significantly to the success of UniCredit's fully plugged in CIB throughout the Group. Günter Schubert’s priorities will be to strengthen even further the CIB’s client
franchise and products in Austria as well as develop additional cross-selling with Commercial Banking Western
Europe and CEE. I would also like to thank Dieter Hengl for his outstanding performance and significant contribution to the CIB Division in recent years and wish him every success in Wealth Management and as CEO of Schoellerbank. We look forward working again with Dieter to further enhance the cooperation of the Corporate & Investment Banking Division and Wealth Management.”

Günter Schubert has 31 years of banking experience, of which the last 22 years in international
banking and in Germany. In September 2017, he was appointed Global Head of Natural Resources following numerous responsible positions in UniCredit’s CIB Division. Since May 2018, he has further expanded his responsibilities with his function as Head of Financing Germany in the UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking Division. He attained a Bachelor of Banking Services and Operations (CCI) with distinction from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

Enquiries:
UniCredit Bank Austria Media Relations
Martin Halama, Tel. +43 (0)5 05 05-52371
Email: martin.halama@unicreditgroup.at