About us

Erste Asset Management is an international asset management company with a strong position in Central and Eastern Europe. Our activities are backed by the financial strength of Erste Group Bank AG.

We offer our clients a broad spectrum of high-quality investment funds and asset management solutions. We apply the highest quality to our clients’ assets. This also goes for the comprehensive risk management of Erste Asset Management, which covers all our business areas.

Erste Asset Management attaches particular importance to providing responsible products and services. As a company we have dedicated ourselves to socially and environmentally agreeable behaviour.

We are proud of our employees and have become the employer of choice for specialists who wish to prove their talent in the various departments of Erste Asset Management.

Our Management

 

Heinz Bednar

Heinz Bednar

CEO


Responsibilities:

  • Investment Division
  • Finance
  • Communications and Public Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Legal Services
Winfried Buchbauer

Winfried Buchbauer

Member of the Executive Board


Responsiblities:

  • Risk Management
  • Information Technology
  • Back Office
  • Compliance*

*The Compliance department is directly responsible to the whole Management Board. Compliance is independent from all other departments of the Asset Management company and does not underlie to any instructions.

Peter Karl

Peter Karl

Member of the Executive Board


Responsiblities:

  • Operating Office
  • Investments Real Estate
Thomas Kraus

Thomas Kraus

Member of the Executive Board


Responsiblities:

  • Institutional Sales
  • Retail Sales
  • Product Management
  • Internal Audit (administrative)*

*The Internal Audit department is directly responsible to the whole Management Board. Internal Audit is independent from all other departments of the Asset Management company and does not underlie to any instructions.

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