The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Ingo Bleier

Head of Group Corporates

Erste Group


Ingo Bleier has approximately 20 years of banking experience in Austria and CEE. He joined Erste Group in 2007, to build a new corporate solutions department in the bank’s capital markets area, focusing on leveraged corporate debt and subsequently moved to investment banking to take over corporate and acquisition finance. At the end of 2009, he was entrusted with the bank´s investment banking business across Austria and CEE, including the finance business in the London Branch. In early 2015, Ingo Bleier was appointed to run the Group corporates division which includes the large corporates coverage function, the specialised financing and advisory business, transaction banking as well as the steering of the local corporate business in the subsidiary banks in Austria and CEE. Before joining Erste, Ingo held various functions at Creditanstalt (later BA-CA, HVB Group and UniCredit Group) in project finance, corporate banking, telecom finance and syndications where he helped to build and then manage the bank’s CEE loan underwriting and distribution business. Between 1998 and 1999 he was part of an expatriate management team building Creditanstalt´s subsidiary in Bucharest, Romania. Ingo Bleier lives in Austria, is married and is the father of two boys.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna