Heiner HerkenhoffChief Executive Officer


  • Since 1.4.2023

    Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Association of German Banks

  • 2009 - 2023

    Managing Director, Senior Advisor to the Board, Head of Public Affairs, Commerzbank, Berlin

  • 2000 - 2009

    Member of the management of the Association of German Banks, Press and Communication Division, Berlin

  • 1999 - 2000

    Head of Communication and Marketing, KPMG Deutschland, Berlin

  • 1995 - 1998

    Chief of Office, Chairman of CDU, Federal Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, MP, Bonn

  • 1992 - 1994

    Deputy Head of the Department for Strategy and Political Communication, CDU Federal Party Headquarters, Bonn

  • 1991 - 1992

    Senior Editor at the PR agency Kohtes & Klewes, Bonn

  • 1990 - 1991

    Assistant to Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Group of the CDU/CSU in the Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz-Hornhues, MP

  • 01/1989

    Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
    Degree: Magister Artium

  • 10/1983

    Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
    Political science, history and philosophy

  • Memberships

    Member of EBF ExCo

    Member of the Board of the American Institute for German Contemporary Studies (AICGS), Washington

    Principal Delegate of Commerzbank to the Institute of International Finance (IIF), Washington

    Member of the Board of the Dresden Cultural Foundation, Dresden