Dr. Johannes-Jörg Riegler, CEO
Dr Riegler studied law and began his career in law offices in Germany and the US. In 1993 he joined Deutsche Bank, where he worked in a number of specialist and management positions in Germany and abroad, rising to Global Head of the Telecom Portfolio and Chief Project Officer for Risk Management in Europe. While working at Deutsche Bank, Dr Riegler also completed his dissertation at Würzburg, earned a MBA degree in London and qualified as a specialist lawyer.
In 2003, Dr Riegler became Chief Risk Officer and later a member of the management board at Westfalenbank, a member of the HVB Group. In 2005, he was appointed to the Managing Board at Nord/LB in Hanover, Germany where he again held the position of Chief Risk Officer. In addition, he was in charge of relationship management with the Savings Banks Association. At the beginning of 2013, Dr Riegler was appointed Deputy CEO of Nord/LB. On 1 March 2014 he was appointed a member of BayernLB's Board of Management and became CEO on 1 April 2014. Riegler is an honorary professor at Leuphana University of Lüneburg and President of the Association of German Public Banks, which is based in Berlin.
Dr. Edgar Zoller, Deputy CEO
Dr Edgar Zoller has been a member of BayernLB's Board of Management since May 2009. He is responsible for the Real Estate & Savings Banks/Association business area which also includes the municipal and development bank BayernLabo.
Since May 2011, Dr Edgar Zoller has been Deputy CEO at BayernLB.
After earning his PhD in law, Dr Zoller (*1957) began his career at Bayerische Vereinsbank in 1988. He then fulfilled various management positions before becoming head of the Real Estate Investment Banking division at HypoVereinsbank in 2001. In 2006, he joined BayernLB as head of the Real Estate business area.
In addition, Dr Zoller has been a member of the Board of Managing Directors of the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks since June 2010.
Dr Zoller is a lecturer in Construction Process Management and Real Estate Development (LBI) at the Technische Universität München (TUM).
Marcus Kramer, Member of the Board of Management
Marcus Kramer joined the BayernLB Board of Management in May 2010 as Chief Risk Officer (CRO). In addition to Group-wide risk management, he is also responsible for the Group Compliance division, the internal Restructuring Unit and for the Economics and Research division.
After completing a bank apprenticeship, Mr Kramer (b. 1963) studied business administration, completed a training programme and in 1991 began his professional career with Credit Suisse Group in Frankfurt and then in London.
He then moved to Deutsche Bank where he held various positions in London, New York and Frankfurt.
In 2004, he was appointed Executive Manager and Chief Credit Risk Officer at WestLB Bank.
From 2008 to 2010, Mr Kramer served as a member of the management board for Commerzbank's Mittelstand bank and its Chief Risk Officer.
Michael Bücker, Member of the Board of Management
Michael Bücker, born 1962, became a Member of the Board of Management of BayernLB in February 2013. He is entrusted with supervising BayernLB's business with its corporate and Mittelstand customers.
Prior to joining BayernLB, Mr Bücker held a variety of management positions in corporate banking at Commerzbank. In 2009, he was appointed CEO of Commerz Real AG. Mr Bücker graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of Münster.
Dr. Markus Wiegelmann, Member of the Board of Management
Dr. Markus Wiegelmann joined BayernLB's Board of Management in January 2014 as CFO and COO. He is responsible for the Bank's Financial Office and Operating Office.
Dr Wiegelmann was born in 1969 and completed his PhD at the Technische Universität München (TUM) after graduating in mathematics from RWTH Aachen in 1998. He then completed the Deutsche Bank trainee programme before holding various specialist and management functions in lending and risk management. In 2004, Dr Wiegelmann joined BayernLB where he served in several management positions before being appointed to the Board of Management. He headed the Risk Office Corporates, the Restructuring Unit and finally Group Controlling.
Ralf Woitschig, Member of the Board of Management
Ralf Woitschig has been a Member of the Board of Management of Bayerische Landesbank since October 2014. He oversees the Bank's capital market and treasury business.
Having studied business administration and engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, Mr Woitschig embarked on his career in 1993 at Deutsche Bank under a management trainee programme. He was soon thereafter entrusted with managerial responsibilities in risk controlling. In 1995 he switched to the Global Markets division, where he held various supervisory positions in Frankfurt and London. His most recent position at Deutsche Bank was that of Chief Operating Officer, or COO, for global fixed income operations.
In 2005 Mr Woitschig joined WestLB, taking up a managerial post in Group Treasury before becoming Executive and COO Public Finance & Treasury at Commerzbank in 2007. Among Mr Woitschig's responsibilities in this latter position was integrating Hypothekenbank Essen into Eurohypo.
Ralf Woitschig headed the Public Finance division of Commerzbank from mid-2008 to September 2014 while serving as a member of the Managing Board of Directors of Hypothekenbank Frankfurt (formally Eurohypo AG), where he was responsible for the Treasury and Public Finance division.
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