Andreas Götz becomes chief representative for LBBW

Press Release

Andreas Götz will take responsibility for the private customers and savings bank business of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) on 1 July 2020, initially as chief representative (Generalbevollmächtigter). The 51-year-old is currently Chief Executive Officer of Kreissparkasse Ostalb and will succeed Michael Horn, the member of the LBBW Board of Managing Directors currently responsible for these business areas, who is retiring. At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of LBBW resolved that Mr. Götz would be promoted to LBBW’s Board of Managing Directors in the near future. His appointment as Board Member is still subject to the European Banking Authority.

“In his professional career, Andreas Götz has gathered extensive experience as a retail and corporate customer expert,” explains Christian Brand, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LBBW. “He knows from this experience what the savings banks expect of LBBW in its central bank role. I am delighted that we have acquired Mr. Götz for this task.”

The Chairman of LBBW’s Board of Managing Directors, Rainer Neske, emphasizes: “Mr. Götz will be a team member who will continue the successful development in the essential Private Customers/Savings Banks business. On behalf of my colleagues on the Board of Managing Directors and all employees, I wish him a warm welcome to LBBW.”

Andreas Götz says: “I am very much looking forward to this new professional challenge and to working with colleagues at LBBW. I am excited to help shape the Bank’s retail customer and savings bank business from a position of responsibility.”

Andreas Götz was born in Winnenden in 1968. He joined BW-Bank when he began a work-study program in business administration at Berufsakademie Stuttgart in 1990. From 1993, he worked as a Corporate Finance Consultant. From 1995 to 2010, he worked for Kreissparkasse Waiblingen, latterly as Director of Private Customers and a deputy member of the Board of Managing Directors. He then joined the Board of Managing Directors of Kreissparkasse Ostalb, of which he became Chairman in October 2017. Mr. Götz is married and has two children.