Thomas Schaufler (42) took over responsibility for Retail Sales at Erste Asset Management GmbH at the beginning of 2013. In this capacity, he is in charge of the retail business with a focus on investment funds in Austria as well as Central and Eastern Europe.
Schaufler has built a fine track record in the securities business over the past 20 years. In 1993 he started his career with GiroCredit in Sales, and he has maintained ties with Erste Bank ever since. Having held various positions in Treasury (Erste Group Capital Markets) he has been in charge of the retail business for Erste Group Bank AG since mid-2012. Together with Thomas Schaufler, Heinz Bednar (chairman of the board) and Christian Schön will continue to constitute the management of Erste Asset Management.
Schaufler holds degrees of Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) and Certified Portfolio Manager (CPM).