Andreas Gschwenter Becomes New COO/CIO of Raiffeisen Bank International

PeopleExecutives ♦ Published: May 20, 2015; 22:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Supervisory Board of Raiffeisen Bank International decided that Andreas Gschwenter will become Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of RBI from 1 July 2015. Gschwenter was born in 1969, has a degree in business administration and has been Head of Operations (COO/CIO) in charge of IT, operations and cost management at Raiffeisen Bank Aval in Ukraine since 2010. His appointment is subject to approval by the Austrian Financial Market Authority.

Andreas Gschwenter new COO/CIO of RBI / Picture: © RBI Raiffeisen Bank International

Gschwenter became an expert in the fields of IT and Operations, among others, in various positions at Bank Austria Creditanstalt and HVB in Romania, Serbia and, most recently, prior to joining Raiffeisen Bank Aval, as a Member of the Managing Board at UniCredit Bank Russia.

In his new role, Gschwenter should achieve synergies and realize cost savings potentials.