Press Release.


Press Release of the Owners of LBBW:
Constituent Meeting of the LBBW’s Supervisory Board

The constituent meeting of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg’s (LBBW) new Supervisory Board took place today. The auditor and tax adviser Hans Wagener was elected as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Willi Stächele, Finance Minister of Baden-Württemberg was elected as Vice-Chairman. Peter Schneider, President of the Savings Banks Association of Baden-Württemberg was elected as Chairman of the risk committee. The Chairman of Sparkasse Singen-Radolfzell’s Board of Managing Directors, Volker Wirth, was elected as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Hans Wagener has taken over the Chairmanship of the Chairman’s Committee, which will also deliberate on personnel issues.

In its first meeting, the members of the Supervisory Board discussed LBBW’s current situation in addition to the election to the committees. The new chairman of the Supervisory Board, Hans Wagener, is looking forward to the challenge of the coming years: "It is one of the most exciting tasks in the German financial sector to accompany LBBW in its restructuring phase and reorientation on the way to a public limited company.”

The body shall consist of the following 21 members (in alphabetical order):

Hans BauerEmployee representative of LBBW
Harald Coblenz Employee representative of LBBW
Wolfgang Dietz Lord Mayor of Weil am Rhein,
Chairman of the Association Meeting
of the Savings Banks Association of
Walter FröschleEmployee representative of LBBW
Professor Dr. Ulrich Goll MdLJustice Minister of the State of
Peter Hauk MdL Chairman of the CDU Parliamentary Group
in the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg
Helmut HimmelsbachChairman of the Supervisory Board
of Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG
Professor Dr. Dieter HundtChairman of the Supervisory Board
of Allgaier Werke GmbH
Jens Jungbauer Employee representative of LBBW
Bettina Kies-HartmannEmployee representative of LBBW
Günther Nollert Employee representative of LBBW
Dr. Fritz Oesterle Chairman of the Board
of Management of Celesio AG
Martin PetersManaging Partner
of Unternehmensgruppe Eberspächer
Norbert H. QuackAttorney at law, notary
Peter Schneider MdLPresident of the Savings Banks Association
of Baden-Württemberg
Dr. Wolfgang SchusterLord Mayor
of the State Capital Stuttgart
Willi Stächele MdLFinance Minister of the State
of Baden-Württemberg
Dr. Ing. Hans-Jochem SteimChairman of the Board
of Directors of Hugo Kern und Liebers
GmbH & Co. KG
Hans Wagener Auditor, tax adviser
Volker WirthChairman of the Board of Managing Directors
of Sparkasse Singen-Radolfzell,
Spokesman for the Board
of Managing Directors of the savings banks
in Baden-Württemberg
Norbert Zipf Employee representative of LBBW


Sparkassenverband Baden-Württemberg
(Savings Banks Association Baden-Württemberg)
Stephan Schorn
Press Spokesman
Phone +49 711 127-77390
Fax +49 711 127-77943
Am Hauptbahnhof
70173 Stuttgart

Staatsministerium Baden-Württemberg
(Ministry of the State of Baden-Württemberg)
Heiko Kusche
Spokesman of the State Government
Phone +49 711 2153-222
Fax +49 711 2153-480
Richard-Wagner-Straße 15
70184 Stuttgart

Vita Hans Wagener

  • Date of birth: 6 February 1950 in Rosdorf/Göttingen
  • Marital status: married, 2 sons
Abitur (University entrance qualification)
Bank training at Commerzbank AG in Göttingen
Studies of Business Administration in Göttingen
Tax adviser exam
Auditor exam
1977 - 1985TREUARBEIT AG in Frankfurt
(Predecessor company of PricewaterhouseCoopers AG)
1986 Auditing Association of German Banks Deposit
protection audits at private banks
since 1987 PricewaterhouseCoopers AG
(or its predecessor companies)
1987 - 1990Manager of Stuttgart Office
1990 - 1992Manager of Berlin Branch
1992 - 30.06.2010 Member of the Board of Managing Directors
2003 - 30.06.2010Spokesman of the Board of Managing Directors

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg
Am Hauptbahnhof 2
70173 Stuttgart

Christian Potthoff
Head of Corporate Communications
Tel.: +49 711 127-73946
Fax: +49 711 127-74861