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07.12.2021

Thomas Groß confirmed as Helaba’s CEO for another term - Christian Schmid and Hans-Dieter Kemler also reappointed

On 6 December 2021, Helaba's Supervisory Board confirmed both Thomas Groß (56) and Christian Schmid (53) for a further term of office as CEO and member of the Executive Board, respectively.

Thomas Groß

Thomas Groß

Christian Schmid

Christian Schmid

Hans-Dieter Kemler

Hans-Dieter Kemler

Thomas Groß has been a member of Helaba's Executive Board since 2012 and was appointed as Deputy CEO in 2015. He assumed his current role as Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. His areas of responsibility comprise Group Steering, Human Resources and Legal Services, Accounting and Taxes, Internal Audit as well as Frankfurter Sparkasse and Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft.

Christian Schmid joined the bank as an Executive Vice President in 2017. In 2018, he assumed responsibility on the Executive Board for the divisions of Real Estate Finance, Asset Finance, Portfolio and Real Estate Management, GWH Wohnungsgesellschaft mbH Hessen, OFB Projektentwicklung GmbH as well as for the management of Helaba's London branch.

The Board of Owners had previously reappointed Hans-Dieter Kemler (53) for a second term as a member of the Executive Board on 2 July 2021. Hans-Dieter Kemler originally took up his position on 1 May 2017 and is responsible for Corporate Banking, Capital Markets, Treasury, Sales Management Corporates & Markets as well as Helaba Invest.

„Together with his Executive Board colleagues, Thomas Groß has successfully recalibrated Helaba's business model in recent years. By reappointing Thomas Groß, Christian Schmid and Hans-Dieter Kemler in their respective roles, we are also ensuring continuity with regard to the bank's management structure:“

Gerhard Grandke
Chairman of Helaba's Supervisory Board

"Together with his Executive Board colleagues, Thomas Groß has successfully recalibrated Helaba's business model in recent years. By reappointing Thomas Groß, Christian Schmid and Hans-Dieter Kemler in their respective roles, we are also ensuring continuity with regard to the bank's management structure," explained Gerhard Grandke, Chairman of Helaba's Supervisory Board.


Mike Peter Schweitzer
Head of Communications and Marketing, Press Officer
Ursula-Brita Krück
Deputy Press Officer

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