Wolfgang Topp to head Restructuring Unit of HSH Nordbank

Hamburg/Kiel, March 2, 2012 - HSH Nordbank is filling a senior management position: Effective 12 March 2012 Wolfgang Topp will become Head of the Restructuring Unit of HSH Nordbank as Generalbevollmächtigter (generally authorised agent).

At present, this unit is headed on a temporary basis by Constantin von Oesterreich, the Bank's Management Board member with responsibility for Finance and Risk.

Wolfgang Topp, who joined Deutsche Bank in 1974, has been Global Head of the Risk Management Advisory Group, the global restructuring department of Deutsche Bank, since 2008. Prior to this, Topp held various positions with responsibility for the lending, NPL and advisory businesses in Latin America, Asia and Europe.

“We are extremely pleased to have gained Mr. Topp with his excellent expertise and extensive experience for our Bank”, said Constantin von Oesterreich, Management Board member with responsibility for Finance and Risk.

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