- Joins Bednar and Schön
- In charge of Risk Management and Back Office
- EAM has over 55.8 billion Euros in AUM
Winfried Buchbauer is a new member of the management board of Erste Asset Management GmbH as of 1 February 2016.
The management board of Erste Asset Management (EAM) now consists of Heinz Bednar (CEO), Christian Schön and Winfried Buchbauer. Winfried Buchbauer will be in charge of the areas of Risk Management and Back Office. As an executive director he will cover the market support functions of the company.
Winfried Buchbauer (51) has a proven track record as a legal counsellor in the financial service industry. In his last position as division head with EAM, he was in charge of the Legal department, Human Resources, Network & Project Management, and the Communications department. Furthermore, since January 2016 Winfried Buchbauer is a member of the management board of RINGTURM KAG, a subsidiary of Erste Asset Management GmbH.
EAM coordinates and is responsible for the asset management activities within Erste Group. In Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia EAM manages assets of 55.8 billion Euros (as of Dec 2015).