Founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank, “Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse, Erste Group went public in 1997 with a strategy to expand its retail business into Central and Eastern Europe. Since then Erste Group has grown through numerous acquisitions and organically to become one of the largest financial services providers in the Eastern part of the EU in terms of clients and total assets. That’s how we can offer local knowledge to over 16 million customers. We provide financing to families for their living space and help entrepreneurs with their plans as well as founders taking their first step towards independence.
At Erste Group, a community of big thinkers and pioneers are reshaping the future of banking. We identify markets, where others don’t see one. And develop products that are ahead of their time.
Beeing passionate and staying curious has brought us together. The challenge to overcome boundaries prompted us to stay. This is your moment to dream big. Come, join Austria’s most modern bank.
Henkel Central Eastern Europe based in Vienna has management responsibility for business operations in 32 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Henkel CEE is a top provider of detergents, cleansers and cosmetics, and is the market leader for hair cosmetics and adhesives as well as in the surface treatment segment. In 2016, Henkel Central Eastern Europe contributes about 15 percent of Henkel´s global revenue, employing a work force of about 9,500 people. Henkel products have been sold in Austria for 131 years, and have been manufactured in Vienna since 1927.
Mondi is an international packaging and paper group, employing around 25,400 people across more than 30 countries. Mondi is a full-range supplier to multiple industries. The emerging markets of CEE, particularly Russia and Poland, play a major role in the growth strategy of Mondi.
Vienna Insurance Group
As a pioneer in the insurance business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), the Vienna Insurance Group has blazed a new trail and has thus successfully positioned itself in 25 countries. The day-to-day commitment of some 25,000 employees made us one of the leading insurance companies in CEE. With around 50 Group companies, we can specifically target a wide range of customer groups, as well as benefiting from firmly established distribution channels.