Dr. Ara H.
Abrahamyan serves as a Head of Group Architecture and Portfolio Management at
Erste Group, Austria.
responsible for the Group IT Portfolio Management and Investment Governance
with the Change the Bank project portfolio size of the more than €300mln. He is
a Head of Group Enterprise Architecture covering Risk, Finance, Group Central
functions and corporate banking. His responsibilities include the IT
Strategy of the Group. He serves as a Member of the Group COO Board and is a permanent guest to the Supervisory Board
of EG IT. Before joining Erste Group, Austria, Ara H. Abrahamyan worked as a
Regional Head of Risk (Director), Legal, Compliance and CSBC IT at a Deutsche
Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
He has an
unique combination of extensive technology background with in depth business
process understanding of Risk Management, Finance and Accounting for financial
services as well as Investment banking.