Klaus Bremges

Function Chairman of the Managing Board of Erste Financial Services GmbH
Date of Birth 07.07.1963
Place of Birth Mönchengladbach

Professional Experience

Since 01.01.2018 Chairman of the Managing Board of Erste Financial Services GmbH, Düsseldorf
2014 - 2017 Chief Representative and Chief Operating Officer of Portigon Financial Services / Erste Financial Services GmbH, Düsseldorf
2013 - 2014 Chief Information Officer of Portigon AG / Portigon Financial Services GmbH, Düsseldorf
2004 - 2013 Division Manager of Transaction Banking IT of WestLB AG, Düsseldorf
2003 - 2004 CIO-Office WestLB AG, Düsseldorf
2002 - 2003 Global Account Manager Bank core business (procuration) of WestLB Systems GmbH, Düsseldorf
2001 - 2002 CEO London Branch WestLB Systems GmbH, Düsseldorf
1994 - 2000 Manager IT Support for the trading unit of Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Düsseldorf
1989 - 1994 Software Engineering Specialist of Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Düsseldorf

Major Projects

                     Secession and migration of the IT platform and the bank portfolio for Erste Abwicklungsanstalt AöR
                     Establishment of an independent IT platform and migration for the Verbundbank, later part of Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen
                     Foundation and development of the financial services provider Portigon Financial Services GmbH
                     Introduction of a new investment banking trading platform and equipping the trading area (800 trader workplaces)
                     Development of an application architecture for the saving bank organization (SIZ Bonn)

Education

1982 - 1988 Degree in Computer Science with minor in Business Administration, focus on Artificial Intelligence (RWTH Aachen University)