Zdenek Romanek has been authorized by the National Bank of Romania and officially takes over his mandate as President and CEO of Raiffeisen Bank.
Romanek joined the Raiffeisen Bank team on February 1st. As of this date, Steven van Groningen is ending his term as President and CEO after 20 years at the helm of the bank.
Steven van Groningen joined the Raiffeisen team in 2001, after the Austrian group took over Banca Agricola, a state-owned bank in the process of restructuring.
Zdenek Romanek is a banker with over 20 years of experience in financial services (banking, insurance, investment) and management consulting.
For the past six years he has been a member of the Managing Board and Retail Vice President at Slovenska Sporitelna, where he also coordinated the digital transformation of the bank.
At Erste group level, he was involved in the strategy and digital transformation and coordinated the bancassurance activity.
Raiffeisen Bank has 25 years of activity on the Romanian banking market and more than 2.25 million customers, private individuals and companies.
The bank has over 4.600 employees, 300 branches throughout the country, 1.100 ATMs, 460 multifunctional machines (MFMs) and a network of over 25.800 POS terminals.