Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors
born 17 August 1965 in Aalen
Thomas Groß has been the Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors of Helaba since June 2020. He is responsible for Group Steering, Human Resources and Legal Services, Accounting and Taxes, Group Audit, Operations, Frankfurter Sparkasse, Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft as well as Branch Management New York.
After completing his studies in business engineering, Groß began his professional career in 1992 as a consultant as the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). From 2000, he was a Partner and Managing Director in BCG’s Frankfurt office, specialising in consultancy for financial service companies. His focus was on banks and savings banks (Sparkassen) in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Central & Eastern Europe. Thereafter, Groß assumed various management roles at the Unicredit Group. From 2008 to 2012, as the Chief Risk Officer, he was a member of the Board of Managing Directors of WestLB. Since 2011, he also held the position of Chief Financial Officer, with responsibility for accounting, controlling and tax. Thomas Groß has been the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors of Helaba since 2015 and a member of the Board of Managing Directors since 2012.
Groß is married and has three children.