Andreas Treichl, Erste Bank: Champion of the retail banking revolution
Viennese born and bred but US investment bank trained, Andreas Treichl has been at the helm of Erste Bank for the past decade as chairman of its managing board and chief executive. During that time his combination of old-world Viennese charm and savoir-faire, allied with hard-nosed new world commercial nous, has helped the bank transform itself from a venerable but dull Austrian savings institution into the retail banking champion of central and eastern Europe. A series of audacious acquisitions means that Erste Bank is now well positioned to capture the continued high-growth potential in the region, benefiting from increased political stability and rising economic fortunes. He talks to Guy Norton about his vision for the future.
You must be a trialist or subscriber to view the full article.
Please log in or see below to Subscribe or take a Free Trial Logged in and seeing this message? Your access may have lapsed. Visit 'My account' for information.
FREE 30 DAY ACCESS
Online access to Euromoney.com, including daily coverage of the global financial markets