#Press release


Astrid Joost-van der Spek appointed as new head of Helaba's Capital Markets division

Source: Union Investment
Source: Union Investment

Astrid Joost-van der Spek (49) has been appoin­ted as the new head of Helaba's Capital Markets division and will take up her new position by 1 July 2022. Under her manage­ment, a key priority will be develo­ping the bank's sustainable capital markets activities that are aligned with ESG criteria.

Hans Dieter Kemler, a member of Helaba's Executive Board whose areas of respon­sibility include Capital Markets, remarked: "We are very much looking forward to working with Astrid Joost-van der Spek. Thanks to the wealth of expertise that she brings, we are confident that she will success­fully drive our capital markets business while at the same time advancing the interests of our customers."

Astrid Joost-van der Spek will be joining Helaba from Union Investment, where she most recently held the position of Department Head, Head of Sales - International Client Relations, responsible for sales and account manage­ment for institutional clients outside Germany and Austria, with a focus on Europe, Asia and the Middle East. She launched her career in the invest­ment banking divisions of, among others, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. Having then held the position of Managing Director of the start-up Value-Price AG as well as StatPro (Deutschland) GmbH, a global provider of performance attribution services, she joined Union Investment as Head of International Business in 2012.

Mike Peter Schweitzer
Leiter Kommunikation und Marketing, Pressesprecher
Ursula-Brita Krück
stv. Pressesprecherin

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