New CEO of Kathrein Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft

Wilhelm Celeda assumes position of CEO on May 1, 2019

On May 1, 2019, the experienced and renowned Raiffeisen Bank manager Wilhelm Celeda will assume the position of CEO of the prestigious Austrian private bank.

Wilhelm Celeda has a proven track record as investment manager, serving on the management team of Raiffeisen Centrobank AG for nearly 25 years and successfully leading that entity as its CEO since 2015.

Within the Raiffeisen Group, Mr. Celeda is valued first and foremost for his extensive expertise in financial markets, his broad network and his focus on customers. His specialized know-how and experience combined with the strengths of the current management team at Kathrein, form an ideal foundation to ensure first-class customer care and services going forward.

"The new board puts Kathrein Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft in an optimal position for the challenges of the future of private banking. A wealth of experience and professionalism coupled with the security of the owner Raiffeisen Bank International AG will ensure stability for Kathrein Privatbank in the future to position itself as THE private bank of the RBI Group," says Walter Rothensteiner, chairman of the supervisory board of Kathrein Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft.

Proven investment strategy and strong positioning

The new composition of the board of Kathrein Privatbank embraces the clearly defined goals of continuity and security for customers along with first-class consulting and service offerings based on a proven conservative investment strategy. This approach aims to establish and sustainably strengthen the Kathrein brand as the Austrian private bank of RBI Group.

Renowned Private Bank

Founded in 1923, Kathrein Privatbank is one of the leading private banks in Austria. Its core competency is the first-class management of foundation assets and entrepreneurial wealth as well as assets of institutional clients. As a fully-owned subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG, the private bank enjoys all the benefits of an agile, independent and service-oriented institution and the security of a strong international banking group.

For inquiries please contact

Mag. Judith Galter BSc., CIIA
Head of Sales & Marketing

Kathrein Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft
Wipplingerstraße 25, 1010 Wien
Mobile: +43 676 83191 365