(Managing Director, CFO)
Christoph Kohlbach was appointed Chief Financial Officer in Erste Group IT International as of 01 June 2017. He is a part of Erste Group since 2012, initially leading a RWA and Capital Optimization initiative and later on being responsible for Project Portfolio Management in the CFO division of Erste Group Bank AG (Holding). In 2014 he became the Head of Group Cost and Project Controlling.
Before joining Erste Group, he spent 8 years with McKinsey & Company, where he participated on more than 30 banking projects in Austria and the CEE as well as Germany, UK, Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Christoph Kohlbach graduated from Karl-Franzens Universität Graz, Austria and he earned his MSc at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.