Our markets

For details on Erste Group markets please use the mouse-over on the map below.

  • Core markets of Erste Group
  • Indirect presence in CEE
austria

Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Sparkassen

Branches: 930 Clients: 3.5 m Market share Retail deposits : 18.7 % Market share Retail loans: 19.5 %
croatia

Erste Bank Croatia

Branches: 159 Clients: 1.2 m Market share Retail deposits : 13.6 % Market share Retail loans: 13.5 %
czechrepublic

Česká spořitelna

Branches: 601 Clients: 4.7 m Market share Retail deposits : 25.2 % Market share Retail loans: 22.9 %
hungary

Erste Bank Hungary

Branches: 124 Clients: 0.8 m Market share Retail deposits : 6.3 % Market share Retail loans: 13.2 %
romania

BCR

Branches: 512 Clients: 3.0 m Market share Retail deposits : 16.2 % Market share Retail loans: 16.9 %
serbia

Erste Bank Serbia

Branches: 80 Clients: 0.4 m Market share Retail deposits : 3.3 % Market share Retail loans: 4.4 %
slovakia

Slovenská sporiteľňa

Branches: 291 Clients: 2.3 m Market share Retail deposits : 26.9 % Market share Retail loans: 27.3 %
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Expansion in Central and Eastern Europe

  • 1997

    Bild "DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse - Bank AG" merged with "GiroCredit Bank Aktiengesellschaft der Sparkassen" and changed its name in "Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG" operating under the name "Erste Bank". The new bank went public at the Vienna Stock Exchange in November 1997.

    Customer base: 600.000

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  • 2000

    Bild In February 2000, Erste Bank acquired a majority stake in Česká spořitelna, the biggest retail bank in the Czech Republic.

    Customer base: 6.2 Million

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  • 2001

    Bild From the start of 2001, Erste Bank became the majority shareholder of Slovenská sporitel’na, the largest Slovak bank.

    Customer base: 8 Million

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  • 2003

    Bild Erste Bank created the 3rd largest banking group in Croatia through the merger of Erste&Steiermärkische Bank d.d. and Rijecka banka d.d.

    Customer base: 11.3 Million

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  • 2004

    Bild Erste Bank and Postabank completed the merger to form Hungary's second largest retail bank.

    Customer base: 11.8 Million

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  • 2005

    Bild Erste Bank acquired a majority stake in Novosadska banka a.d., Novi Sad from the Republic of Serbia.

    Customer base: 12.4 Million

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  • 2006

    Bild Erste Bank finalised acquisition of Banca Comerciala Romana S.A. (BCR), the biggest bank in Romania.

    Customer base: 15.9 Million

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  • 2008

    Legal separation of the Austrian business of “Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG” from the newly founded holding company “Erste Group Bank AG”. New holding structure with the focus of improving Group governance.

    Customer base: 17.2 Million

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Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG

Address Am Belvedere 1
1100 Wien
Website www.erstebank.at
Contact Center.Service@s-servicecenter.at
Telephone +43 (0)5 0100 - 10100
Fax +43 (0)5 0100 9 - 10100
Bank Code 20111
Main office and company registration number Vienna, FN: 286283f
Place of jurisdiction Vienna
DVR 3002133
UID ATU63358299
Swift Code GIBAATWWXXX
Contact person s ServiceCenter
Tel: +43 (0)5 0100 - 20111
Fax: +43 (0)5 0100 9 - 10100
Center.Service@s-servicecenter.at
Contact person
International Desk
Mag. Veronika Bernhart
+43 (0)5 0100 - 13802
veronika.bernhart@erstegroup.com

Peter Wendecker
+43 (0)5 0100 - 13839
peter.wendecker@erstegroup.com
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Management Board

Stefan Dörfler

Chairman of the Management Board
Appointed until 2020

Born in 1971
Studied technical mathematics at the TU Wien. Has held various managerial positions at Erste Bank and Erste Group. He was appointed as a member of the Executive Board
of Erste Bank Oesterreich in October 2016.

Responsible for:
Corporates, Major clients and the public sector, Housing financing, Cooperation with
savings banks, Personnel, Internal audit, Organisation/IT, Communications, Participations management, Social banking

Thomas Schaufler

Member of the Management Board
Appointed until 2020

Born in 1970
Started his career in 1993 at GiroCredit. He has been active in a variety of leadership positions at Erste Bank since 1997. These positions were always in the area of retail sales for the Group and the domestic Sparkassen (thrifts). Apart from being responsible for the group-wide securities business, he also served as managing director of Erste Asset Management. In February 2016, he was appointed as a member of the management board of Erste Bank Oesterreich.

Responsibilities:
Retail business, Branch offices, Private Banking, Marketing and Business development, Residential construction

 

Claudia Höller

Member of the Management Board
Appointed until 2020

Born 1968
After working in Creditanstalt Bankverein Claudia Höller joined Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG in 1998. Since January 2015 Claudia Höller has been serving as Member of the Management Board of Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG.

Responsible for:
Risk management, Accounting, Controlling, Asset/liability management and compliance

Supervisory Board

Prof. Dipl.Ing. Mag. Friedrich Rödler, Chairman
Altrektor Univ. Prof. Dr. Georg Winckler, Vice-President
Werner Böhler
Mag. Gernot Mittendorfer
Gabriele Semmelrock-Werzer
Dr. Franz Pruckner MBA
Mag. Andreas Treichl

Representatives of the Staff Council:
Ilse Fetik
Isabella Lagler
Christian Tschabitscher
Kurt Zangerle

Česká spořitelna a.s.

Address Olbrachtova 1929/62
CZ 140 00 Prag 4
Website www.csas.cz
Contact csas@csas.cz
Telephone +420 956 777 956
Fax +420 224 640 663
Bank Code
0800
Main office and company registration number Prague, FN: 45244782
Place of jurisdiction Prague
Swift Code GIBACZPXXXX
Contact person in Austria Gabor Dobrovolni
+43 (0)5 0100 - 13355
gabor.dobrovolni@erstegroup.com

Contact person in the Czech Republic
International Desk
Corporate clients
 
Jana Gabrielova
+420 224 995 346
jgabrielova@csas.cz

Contact person in the Czech Republic
Retail clients
 
Monika Franková
+420 956 715 691
mfrankova@csas.cz

Management Board

Tomáš Salomon

Tomáš Salomon

Chairman of the Management Board
CEO

Responsible for:
Staff Appointments, Operations and IT Management
 

 

 

Wolfgang Schopf

Wolfgang Schopf

Vice Chairman of the Management Board CFO

Responsible for:
Financial Management


 


 

Karel Mourek

Karel Mourek

Member of the Management Board
CRO

Responsible for:
Risk Management

 


 

Daniela Pešková

Daniela Pešková 

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Retail Banking


 


 

Pavel Kráčmar

Pavel Kráčmar 

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Corporate Banking and Financial Markets


 

Slovenská sporiteľňa, a. s.

Address Tomášikova 48
SK 832 37 Bratislava
Website   www.slsp.sk
Contact info@slsp.sk
Sporotel +421 915 111 888
Telephone +421 2 4862 1111
Fax +421 2 4862 7000
Bank Code   0900
Main office and company registration number Bratislava, FN: 00151653
Place of jurisdiction Bratislava
Swift Code GIBASKBXXXX
Contact person in Austria Frederik Silzer
+43 (0)5 0100 - 12799
frederik.silzer@erstegroup.com
Contact person in Slovakia
International Desk

Anna Mankovecká
+421 2 4862 4440
internationaldesk@slsp.sk

Zuzana Kazimírová
+421 2 4862 4440
internationaldesk@slsp.sk



Contact person in Slovakia
Corporate clients

 

Monika Bojová
+421 2 4862 4435
bojova.monika@slsp.sk

Anna Mankovecká
+421 2 4862 4440
internationaldesk@slsp.sk

Contact person in Slovakia
Retail clients / Micro segment
Michal Kostolácsi
Lukáš Staník
+421 2 468 27802 
SporotelBO@erstegroupit.com
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Management Board

Štefan Máj

Štefan Máj

Chairman of the Management Board
CEO

Responsible for:
Accounting, Controlling, Balance Sheet Management, Property and Construction, Participations and Physical Security, Human Resources, Marketing and Market Research and Analyses, Legal Services and Communication
 

 

Bernhard Spalt

Bernhard Spalt

Member of the Management Board
CRO

Responsible for:
Risk Management

 

 

 

Peter Krutil

Peter Krutil

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Corporate Clients, Treasury, Product Development, Card Center, Sporotel and Private Banking

 

 

 

Richard Chomist

Richard Chomist

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
IT & Operations

 

 



Zdeněk Románek

Zdeněk Románek

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Retail banking

Banca Comercială Română S.A.

Address 5, Regina Elisabeta  Blvd.
RO 030016 Bucharest 3
Website www.bcr.ro
Contact contact.center@bcr.ro
Telephone +40 213 131 246
Main office and company registration number
Bucharest,  J40/90/1991
Place of jurisdiction Bucharest
Swift Code RNCBROBUXXX
Contact person in Austria Gabor Dobrovolni
+43 (0)5 0100 - 13355
gabor.dobrovolni@erstegroup.com
Contact person in Romania
International Desk
Tobias Waldemar Seiferth
+40 37226 1860
tobiaswaldemar.seiferth@bcr.ro
Contact person in Romania
Retail clients
Anda Pastean
+40 37226 2020
anda.pastean@bcr.ro
Contact person in Romania
Small and medium sized companies
Monica Irina Radu
+40 213 100 104
Monica.Radu@bcr.ro

Contact person in Romania
Large corporate clients
 
Carmen Catalina Porojan
+40 37226 7587
carmencatalina.porojan@bcr.ro
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Management Board

Sergiu Manea

Sergiu Manea

Chairman of the Management Board
CEO

Responsible for:
Corporates & Markets, Marketing, Communication, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Legal, Compliance and Financial Crime, Customer Experience

 

 

Adriana Jankovicova

Adriana Jankovicova

Member of the Management Board
CFO

Responsible for:
Accounting, Controlling, Balance Sheet Management, Strategy and Performance Management, Rating Agencies and Investor Relations, Subsidiaries and Investment Management, Real Estate Management



Jonathan Charles Locke

Jonathan Charles Locke

Member of the Management Board
CRO

 

 

 

 

Paul Ursaciuc

Paul Ursaciuc

Member of the Management Board
COO

Responsible for:
Operations & IT
 

 

 

Dana Demetrian

Dana Demetrian

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Retail, Private Banking

Erste Bank Hungary Zrt.

Address Népfürdő ut 24-26
H 1138 Budapest
Website www.erstebank.hu
Contact uszolg@erstebank.hu
Telephone +36 1 298 0221
Fax +36 1 373 2499
TeleBank number +36 1 298 0222 
Main office and company registration number Budapest, FN: 01-10-041054
Place of jurisdiction Budapest
Swift Code GIBAHUHBXXX
Contact person in Austria
Frederik Silzer
+43 (0)5 0100 - 12799
frederik.silzer@erstegroup.com

Contact person in Hungary
International Desk
Veronika Ladó
+36 (06) 1 268-4244
internationaldesk@erstebank.hu
Contact person in Hungary
Corporate clients
Loránd Gál
+36 (06) 1 268-4295
lorand.gal@erstebank.hu
Contact person in Hungary
Retail clients  
Violetta Varga
+36 (06) 1 373-2574
Violetta.Varga@erstebank.hu
AustrianDesk.EBHRetail@erstebank.hu

Management Board

Radovan Jelasity

Radovan Jelasity

Chairman of the Management Board
CEO

Responsible for:
Corporates, HR, Marketing, PR, Information Security, Bank Security, Strategic Management, Treasury, Accounting, Finance, Work-out, Legal & Compliance, Loan Operations, Operating Control, Leasing Operations

 

 

Ivan Vondra

Ivan Vondra

Member of the Management Board
CFO

Responsible for:
Controlling, Finance & Accounting, ALM, Procurement
 

 


 

Jurgen De Ruijter

Jurgen De Ruijter

Member of the Management Board
CRO

Responsible for:
Risk Management
 

 



László Harmati

László Harmati

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Retail, Central Accounts and Payments, Bankcard Operations

 

 


 

Tamás Foltányi

Tamás Foltányi

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
IT, Operations, Property Management

Erste & Steiermärkische Bank d.d.

Address Ivana Lucica 2
HR 10000 Zagreb
Website www.erstebank.hr
Contact erstebank@erstebank.hr
Telephone +385 (0)72 37 5000
Fax +385 (0)72 37 6000
Main office and company registration number 51000 Rijeka,  Jadranski trg 3a;
FN: 3337367
Place of jurisdiction Rijeka
Swift Code ESBCHR22XXX
Contact person in Austria Iveta Ebner
+43 (0)5 0100 - 12973
iveta.ebner@erstegroup.com
Contact person in Croatia
International Desk
Merlin Tomasevic
+385 (0)72 37 1691
internationaldesk@erstebank.com
Contact person in Croatia
Corporate clients
Josipa Kraljevic
+385 (0)72 37 1691
internationaldesk@erstebank.com
Contact person in Croatia
Retail clients
Melanie Jovica
+385 (0)72 37 1438
mjovica@erstebank.com
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Management Board

Christoph Schöfböck

Christoph Schöfböck

Chairman of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Property and Cash Management Division, Economic Research Department, Internal Audit Department, Human Resources, Communication Department, Risk Management Division, Collection and Work-out Department, Legal Department, Compliance Department, Corporate Security Department
 

 

Martin Hornig

Martin Hornig

Vice Chairman of the Management Board

Responsible for:
IT Division, Organization Department, Processing Division

 

 



Zdenko Matak

Zdenko Matak

Vice Chairman of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Retail Division, Multi Channel Management Department, Marketing Department
 

 



Borislav Centner

Borislav Centner

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Corporate Division, Large Corporate Clients Department, Transaction Banking Department, Financial Markets Division

 

 

 

Sladjana Jagar

Sladjana Jagar

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Accounting & Controlling Division, Assets and Liabilities Management Department

Erste Bank a.d. Novi Sad

Address Milutina Milankovića 11b
11070 Novi Beograd
Website www.erstebank.rs
Contact info@erstebank.rs
Telephone +381 60 79 79 000
Main office and company registration number Novi Sad, 974/2005
Place of jurisdiction Novi Sad
Swift Code GIBARS22XXX
Contact person in Austria Iveta Ebner
+43 (0)5 0100 - 12973
iveta.ebner@erstegroup.com
Contact person in Serbia
International Desk
Vladimir Bekčić
+381 11 209 01 47
vladimir.bekcic@erstebank.rs
Contact person in Serbia
Corporate clients
Dubravka Matić
+381 11 201 5015
dubravka.matic@erstebank.rs

Contact person in Serbia
Retail clients
 
Ana Anđelković
+381 11 201 50 39
ana.andjelkovic@erstebank.rs
Contact person in Serbia
Quality Management / Customer Complaints Expert
Saša Stefanović
+381 (011) 201-5074
sasa.stefanovic@erstebank.rs
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Management Board

Slavko Carić

Slavko Carić

Chairman of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Treasury, Corporate Banking

 

 

 

Jasna Terzić

Jasna Terzić

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Retail Banking, Human Resources, Marketing

 

 

 

Jasna Terzić

Frank-Michael Beitz

Member of the Management Board

Responsible for:
Risk Management, Legal, Compliance, Security Risk Management, Internal Audit

Other countries

Erste Bank AD Podgorica - Montenegro

Address Studentska NN
81000 Podgorica, MNE
Website www.erstebank.me
Contact info@erstebank.me
Telephone +382 (0)20 440 440
Fax +382 (0)20 409 409
Main office and company registration number Podgorica, 4-0001671
Place of jurisdiction Podgorica
Swift Code OPPO ME PG
Contact person in Austria Iveta Ebner
+43 (0)5 0100 - 12973
iveta.ebner@erstegroup.com
Contact person in Montenegro
Corporate clients
Bojana Mugoša
Svetlana Mikavica Dulović
+382 (0)20 440 440
internationaldesk@erstebank.me
Contact person in Montenegro
Retail clients  
Danijela Vukoslavović
+382 (0)20 440 440
dvukoslavovic@erstebank.me
Contact person in Montenegro
Retail clients  
Ljiljana Stijepović
+382 (0)20 440 440
ljstijepovic@erstebank.me

Banca Comercială Română Chișinău S.A. - Moldova

Address mun. Chișinău, str. A. Pușkin 60/2, MD-2005
Website www.bcr.md
Contact office@bcr.md
Telephone
 
+373 (22) 85 20 00
+373 (22) 26 50 00
Fax
 
+373 (22) 85 20 02
+373 (22) 26 50 02
Main office Chișinău
Place of jurisdiction Chișinău
Swift Code RNCBMD2X
Contact person in Austria Gabor Dobrovolni
+43 (0)5 0100 - 13355
gabor.dobrovolni@erstegroup.com
Contact person in Moldova
International Desk
Natalia Codreanu
+373 (22) 85 20 74
internationaldesk@bcr.md