Since September 2018 CEO of Kommunalkredit Austria AG. Since March 2018 Co-CEO. Since February 2017 Member of the Executive Board.
- 1998-2015 Deutsche Bank AG: Global Head of Asset Finance & Leasing, Head of Structured Finance Germany, Member of Global SF Executive Committee, Member of CB & S Executive Committee Germany
- 1996-1998 NatWest Markets Plc.
- 1993-1996 BHF-Bank AG
- 1992 Dresdner Bank AG
- 1991 Gehl Company Inc.
Graduate of TU Darmstadt
Banking, Markets, Corporate Development, Corporate Services (HR | Legal | Communication)
Since January 2021 Member of the Executive Board
of Kommunalkredit Austria AG.
- 2018-2020 Südwestbank AG: Member of Executive Board
- 2015-2018 BAWAG P.S.K.
- 2014-2015 Bain & Company Germany Inc.
- 2009-2014 Hypo Alpe-Adria Bank International AG
- 2007-2009 Accenture GmbH
- 2004-2007 Deloitte Audit Wirtschaftsprüfungs GmbH
Graduate of WU Vienna and TU Vienna
Risk Controlling, Credit Risk, Compliance & Non-Financial Risk Management
The Executive Committee comprises
the Executive Board and Senior Management.
Head of Corporate Services
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President IT,
Head of Markets
Executive Vice President
Head of Banking
- Patrick Bettscheider, Chairman
Appointed by Gesona Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH; Managing Director Gesona Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH and Satere Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH
- Christopher Guth, Deputy Chairman
Appointed by Gesona Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH
- Friedrich Andreae
Managing Director Gesona Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH and Satere Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH
- Jürgen Meisch
Managing Director Achalm Capital GmbH
- Martin Rey
Managing Director Maroban GmbH
- Alois Steinbichler
Managing Director AST Beratungs- und Beteiligung GmbH
DELEGATED BY THE EMPLOYEES‘ COUNCIL
- Renate Schneider
- Alexander Somer
Kommunalkredit Austria AG is 99.80% owned by Gesona Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH, and 0.20% by the Austrian Association of Municipalities.
The Austrian Association of Municipalities is the umbrella organization representing the interests of Austrian municipalities at the federal level. It represents 2,084 of the currently 2,095 Austrian municipalities.
Gesona is wholly owned by Satere Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH. Satere, in turn, is 55% and 45% owned by Interritus Limited ("Interritus") and Trinity Investments Designated Activity Company ("Trinity"), respectively.
Interritus was founded in 2014 as an investment company by Patrick Bettscheider to invest his own investment assets as well as those of family offices, foundations and large U.S. foundations focused on long-term investments and active in the European financial services industry. Patrick Bettscheider is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kommunalkredit Austria AG, former founder and majority owner of MainFirst Bank AG, previously Head European Equities of Deutsche Bank AG and former member of the Executive Board of Julius Bär & Co. AG. Patrick Bettscheider is the Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) of Kommunalkredit Austria AG as defined by the Austrian Economic Owners Register Act (WiEReG).
Trinity is an Irish domiciled investment vehicle managed by Attestor Limited. Attestor is a London-based investment manager pursuing a fundamental value investment strategy with a particular focus on Europe. Attestor's investment philosophy focuses on long-term capital appreciation and manages assets primarily for foundations and family offices. Christopher Guth and Friedrich Andreae are Attestor's representatives on the Supervisory Board of Kommunalkredit Austria AG.
The strategy of Kommunalkredit Austria AG's owners is long-term oriented in order to create sustainable added value for all stakeholders.