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Wolfgang Driese

Mr. Wolfgang F. Driese has been Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors and Chief Executive Officer at DVB Bank SE since 1997. He is responsible for Group Risk Management, Group Controlling, group Corporate Communications as well as Group Compliance Office at the Company. He attended Vocational training at Dresdner Bank AG, Munich, between 1970 and 1971. Mr. Driese received a degree in Economic Engineering from Munich Polytechnic College (Fachhochschule Muenchen) in 1974. He served as Vice President Corporate Clients and Head of Marketing/Credit Department at Citibank AG, Munich, from 1974 until 1982. He was Branch Manager of Trinkaus & Burkhardt KG, Munich, and also Head of International Corporate Division and Member of the Board of Directors, between 1982 and 1986. Mr. Driese acted as Branch Manager of Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore, Senior Vice President, Regional Head Office Singapore, Manager at the main branch in Munich and Member of the Board of Directors at the main branch in Leipzig, from 1986 until 1997. Mr. Driese was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DVB Bank N.V., Rotterdam untill October 1, 2008. Currently, he also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DVB Bank America N.V., Chairman of the Board of Directors of DVB Holding (US) Inc and DVB Transport (US) LLC, Member of the Board of Directors at DVB Transport Finance Ltd, DVB Group Merchant Bank (Asia) Ltd and DVB Capital Markets LLC as well as President of the Board of Directors at ITF International Transport Finance Suisse AG and DVB Invest (Suisse) AG. [+]