Executive Vice President
born 25 April 1969 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Since 1 August 2020, Christian Rhino has been an Executive Vice President of Helaba, holding the position of Chief Information and Chief Operating Officer (CIO/COO). Following approval by the European and national banking supervisory authorities, he will assume responsibility for the Information Technology, Operations and Organisation divisions on the Board of Managing Directors.
After completing a degree in industrial engineering and launching his professional career at Deutsche Bank AG, from 2001 Christian Rhino held various positions within the Commerzbank AG Group.
Until 2007, he was active in the sales unit as Global Head of Cash Management & International Business. From 2008 to 2012, he was a member of the Management Board of mBank S.A., Warsaw, Poland, as Chief Operations Officer (COO). Upon his return to Commerzbank AG, he served from 2012 - 2019 as a member of the Executive Team for Banking Operations with responsibility for global transaction banking, cash management, banking services, credit administration for private and corporate customers, archiving and the service companies of the Group Services division. Most recently, Christian Rhino served as Group Chief Data Officer (CDO) / Executive for Customer Process & Data Management at Commerzbank AG before joining Helaba on 1 August 2020.
Christian Rhino is married and has a daughter.