Partner Master Class CEE
Erste Group Founded as “Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse” in 1819, Erste Group is now one of the leading financial institutes in Central and Eastern Europe. As the leading institute of the Austrian savings banks, Erste Bank is one of the country’s biggest banking groups, with regional savings banks. Erste Group is present in the banking markets of 7 countries in the CEE region. That’s how Erste Group can apply local knowledge to servicing to more than 16 million customers. They provide financing to families for their living space and help entrepreneurs with their plans as well as founders taking their first step towards independence.
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.
For more than 170 years, the name Siemens has been synonymous with internationality and worldwide presence. Siemens is a global powerhouse positioned along the electrification value chain – from power generation, transmission and distribution to smart grid solutions and the efficient application of electrical energy – as well as in the areas of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics. As of September 30, 2017, Siemens had around 372,000 employees in more than 200 countries/regions. Siemens CEE includes an economic area of 18 countries with around 149 million inhabitants.
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 23,000 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.