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07.05.2020

Martin Klauzer succeeds Robert Wieselmayer as new member of the Schoellerbank Management Board

  • Martin Klauzer, Head of Planning & Finance in UniCredit Bank Austria, is appointed new member of the Management Board of Schoellerbank as of 1 July 2020
  • He will be responsible for the agendas of the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Risk Officer and the Chief Operating Officer
  • Robert Wieselmayer will become new CEO on the Management Board of card complete

Martin Klauzer will be responsible for the agendas of the CFO, CRO and COO in the Management Board of Schoellerbank from 1 July 2020. He succeeds Robert Wieselmayer, who after nine successful years as member of the Schoellerbank Board, will move to card complete as Chairman of the Board. As a member of the Management Board of Schoellerbank, Robert Wieselmayer has contributed significantly to the development and positioning of Schoellerbank as one of the leading private banks in Austria.  

Robert Zadrazil, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and CEO of UniCredit Bank Austria, says: „I am delighted that with Martin Klauzer and Robert Wieselmayer we have been able to recruit two such experienced bankers for top positions in our Group. In his new role, Martin Klauzer, one of the most accomplished and experienced financial managers of our company, will work towards the goal of positioning Schoellerbank as ‘the’ Wealth Management competence center in Austria. I am proud that we have such a strong succession pipeline in our Bank giving our colleagues the chance to have cross divisional management positions. As a member of the Management Board of Schoellerbank since 2011, Robert Wieselmayer has contributed significantly to the further development of the company and its market position in Austrian private banking. On behalf of the entire Supervisory Board, I wish Robert Wieselmayer and Martin Klauzer the very best for their new tasks.”

Marco Bizzozero, CEO of Group Wealth Management of UniCredit, commented: “I would like to thank Robert Wieselmayer for his many years of work and commitment. With his participation, Schoellerbank became one of Austria's leading private banks. Today, the modern private bank is the first address for private banking and wealth management in Austria not only because of its advisory services and investment expertise, but also because of its solid balance sheet, efficient structures and excellent management functions. As a specialist for upmarket investments, Schoellerbank has received numerous awards, making it the most prized private bank in Austria. Martin Klauzer will guarantee that financial steering, risk management as well the digital transformation of Schoellerbank will continue successfully. With this decision, we are taking an important step towards becoming one of the top wealth management players in Europe. I wish Martin Klauzer every success in his new role.” 

In UniCredit, Wealth Management meets the evolving needs of its clients with a full offering. Thanks to its unrivalled pan-European network, UniCredit provides its high net worth individuals with a single, holistic service offering that includes investment and financing solutions as well as wealth services.

In Austria, UniCredit Bank Austria has a market-leading position in business with high net worth individuals with client assets of EUR 33 billion, managed by Premium Banking in UniCredit Bank Austria and Schoellerbank. In Austria, Schoellerbank, a modern private bank, will be expanded into UniCredit’s Wealth Management hub, while Wealth Management in UniCredit Bank Austria will also offer services from the country's leading major bank due to its unique position in corporate & investment banking combined with broad expertise in wealth management and commercial banking. 

Martin Klauzer joined UniCredit Bank Austria as trainee in 1993 and afterwards spent most of his career in Treasury, heading the area from 2010-2012. Since July 2012, Martin Klauzer has moved to the CFO area as Head of Finance and worked there as Head of Planning & Finance in 2017.   

Enquiries:
UniCredit Bank Austria Media Relations
Matthias Raftl, Tel. +43 (0)5 05 05 - 52809
Email: matthias.raftl@unicreditgroup.at

Schoellerbank Media Relations
Marcus Hirschvogl, Tel.: +43 (1) 534 71 - 2950;
E-Mail: marcus.hirschvogl@schoellerbank.at