Chief Executive Officer, Citi Germany
Since March 2020, Stefan has been serving as the CEO for Citi Germany, taking on the role of country head with a comprehensive mandate that spans across all business sectors and functions. In his capacity as Banking Head for Germany and Austria, Stefan oversees the overall client strategy, encompassing Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, and Commercial Banking. His responsibilities include managing a diverse client portfolio, which consists of over 200 relationships with corporates, financial institutions, and public sector clients from Germany and Austria. Stefan's experience with Citi includes various legal entity management roles. He has been the branch manager of the CEP Germany Branch and the Citibank NA Frankfurt Branch. Currently, he is a member of the CGME Management Board, where he is responsible for Investment Banking. Prior to his current role, from 2014 until April 2023, Stefan headed the Corporate Bank for Germany and Austria. His journey with Citi began in November 2001 when he joined the company after leaving Deutsche Bank. At Deutsche Bank, he was a Relationship Manager within the Corporate and Investment Banking Division, where his focus was on multinational corporates. Stefan's extensive experience and leadership roles reflect his deep expertise in the banking industry, particularly in handling complex client relationships and managing significant banking operations.