Management team

Branislav Šebo
(Managing Director, CEO)

Branislav Šebo was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Erste Group IT International with effect from 1st of April 2017.

Branislav Šebo brings more than 20 years of experience in the field of information technology, business and marketing. He has served as Country General Manager of IBM Czech republic and Central EBU Leader (Czech republic and Slovakia) since 2014 after acting as a Country General Manager of IBM Slovakia. Prior to joining IBM, he was a member of the Avnet executive team.

Branislav Šebo graduated from the University of Economics in Bratislava and University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business in the United States of America, where he obtained his MBA.

Christoph Kohlbach
(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.