Rainer Hohenberger appointed new CEO of Personal Investors Germany

March 27, 2024

Rainer Hohenberger (47) has been appointed new CEO for the business line BNP Paribas Personal Investors in Germany, which includes the three brands Consorsbank, DAB BNP Paribas and BNP Paribas Wealth Management/Private Banking, starting from April 2024. Hohenberger will also join the Management Board of BNP Paribas in Germany in his new role.

Rainer Hohenberger, currently Head of B2C at BNP Paribas Personal Investors Germany (PI GY), takes over from a previous dual leadership team: Thomas Zink, who has been Co-CEO of BNP Paribas Personal Investors Germany since 2020 and will take on other responsibilities within the group, and Co-CEO Dr. Sven Deglow, who has been part of BNP Paribas Personal Investors Germany since 2018 and will leave the company to pursue new challenges outside the group.

Rainer Hohenberger

“I would like to thank Sven, who has made an important contribution to the successful development of BNP Paribas Personal Investors Germany over the past years,” says Lutz Diederichs, CEO BNP Paribas Germany. “He has played a major role in ensuring the development and growth of our digital retail platforms as a fundamental part of our local growth plan. On behalf of the Management Board of BNP Paribas Germany, I wish him all the best for the future. I wish Rainer every success with his new task. I am sure that he will continue to drive PI Germany’s growth in a sustainable and responsible manner.”

Thomas will assume responsibility for the division New Digital Business & Personal Investors, which includes the fintechs Nickel und Floa as well as BNP Paribas Personal Investors. Rainer Hohenberger will report to him and to Lutz Diederichs in his new role.

“Rainer brings strong knowledge of our activities with a sound business vision. With the support of the whole PI GY Executive Committee, I’m confident that he will make Personal Investors Germany continue to grow and develop,” say Thomas Zink.

For around 24 years, Rainer Hohenberger has held various positions in marketing, digital and sales, within Consorsbank. From 2010 to 2013, he was responsible for the eBusiness and WEB & Mobile department at BNP Paribas Personal Investors Germany until he was appointed Head of Marketing & eBusiness in 2015 and Head of Marketing & Sales between 2016 and 2019. Since 2019, he has been responsible for the B2C division at PI and has also been member of the Executive Committee of PI GY.

“I am delighted about the new challenge and the trust placed in me. We find ourselves in a dynamic environment in which challenges need to be tackled and answers must be implemented quickly. I am looking forward to being able to contribute my previous experience to PI GY and its brands as CEO and to continuing to develop the organization together with the teams towards the future,” says Rainer Hohenberger.

BNP Paribas Germany operates its digital activities for private clients in Germany under the Consorsbank brand. DAB BNP Paribas operates in the B2B2C business with independent asset managers and fund brokers in Germany. Wealth Management/Private Banking offers individual solutions for wealth advice and asset management for wealthier clients.


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