Gerhard Multerer takes charge of corporate clients business

Hamburg/Kiel, July 14, 2011 - On 1 September Gerhard Multerer (51) is to become Head of the Corporate Clients Business Unit at HSH Nordbank.

“Mr. Multerer has enjoyed an excellent reputation among clients in the region and beyond for many years,” said Paul Lerbinger, Chairman of the Management Board of HSH Nordbank. Gerhard Multerer has been working for the Bank since 2006 and has been Deputy Head of the Corporate Clients Business Unit since 2008.

At the same time Lerbinger thanked the current Head of the Corporate Clients Business Unit, Dirk Gärtner (63) for his extraordinary achievements on behalf of HSH Nordbank since joining the Company eleven years ago. “Mr. Gärtner led the business with his steady hand even in difficult times. For many years he played a key role in establishing HSH Nordbank’s outstanding reputation among the business community - and in maintaining this reputation during the crisis.” Dirk Gärtner will be leaving the Bank on 30 September.

Gerhard Multerer stated: “I am very much looking forward to the new challenge. The close dialogue as equal partners with our clients is the key element in our success – and will remain so. We know our clients’ corporate objectives, we speak the same language and as a Bank we provide support in the form of advice.”

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