Kathrein Private Bank: Birgit Fleischmann New Head of Private Banking Austria

  • Birgit Fleischmann most recently worked for Bank Gutmann and Credit Suisse
  • Extensive experience in wealth management and holistic advisory approach distinguish her
Vienna / June 9, 2021. Birgit Fleischmann (43) took over as head of Kathrein Privatbank's Private Banking Austria team in April. The proven expert in wealth management previously worked for Bank Gutmann and Credit Suisse. She has profound experience in wealth management as well as in national and international private banking. In the course of her career, Ms. Fleischmann has been responsible for providing comprehensive advice to foundations, family offices and high net worth private clients.
Birgit Fleischmann on her new role: "I am very pleased to take on this exciting task in a bank with tradition, which is currently in a spirit of optimism. For Kathrein Privatbank, personal advice and trust are paramount. Both are values that I share and that are enormously important to me when working with my clients. An experienced and stable private banking team awaits me here, as well as the opportunity to contribute my experience in a holistic advisory approach. The current situation shows how important investment experts are in order to strategically align one's assets well even in turbulent times. The pandemic has also taught us to handle digital media well. But no video chat can replace the face-to-face conversation."
Stefan Neubauer, Member of the Board of Kathrein Privatbank: "We are pleased to have Birgit Fleischmann, a proven expert in wealth management, as head of the Private Banking Team Austria. With her knowledge and experience, we will add momentum to our growth course and focus even more strongly on entrepreneurial clients in private banking. As one of the leading private banks in the German-speaking region, we provide advice on foundations and succession planning and implement customized investment solutions for our clients. Alternative investments and sustainable investments serve as a broad diversification and offer the opportunity to go beyond traditional investments. Here, too, our clients will additionally benefit from Ms. Fleischmann's expertise." Birgit Fleischmann is a passionate sailor, married and has 3 children.


Kathrein Privatbank AG, headquartered in Vienna, was founded in 1924 by Carl Kathrein and is one of the leading private banks in the German-speaking region. Our core competence lies in the management of private, corporate and institutional assets as well as the assets of private foundations. As a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Privatbank offers the advantages of a flexible, indepen-dent as well as service-oriented institution and the security of a stable, international banking group.