Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe launches with expanded executive board team
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Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe launches with expanded executive board team

03. January 2022

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  • New merged bank HAUCK AUFHÄUSER LAMPE starts on January, 1st, 2022
  • Madeleine Sander and Oliver Plaack join Michael Bentlage, Dr. Holger Sepp and Robert Sprogies on the new Management Board team
  • Joint bank administers over 200 billion € and has total assets of over 13 billion €

Frankfurt, January, 3rd, 2022: The merger of Hauck & Aufhäuser and Bankhaus Lampe will create the new bank HAUCK AUFHÄUSER LAMPE as of January, 1st, 2022. As a result of the merger, one of Germany's leading private banks will be created - with assets under management and administration of over 200 billion €, total assets of 13 billion € and more than 1,300 employees. 

In the coming months, the technical migration and merger of the systems of the two banks will be completed. This is an essential cornerstone and success factor for the joint growth course. The focus will continue to be on providing excellent customer service and on the integration of the employees of the two banks.

The new institute's growth path is also reflected in the composition of the Board of Management team. In addition to the board members Dr. Holger Sepp for Asset Servicing and Robert Sprogies for the Back Office divisions – both were already members of the Management Board of Hauck & Aufhäuser alongside the Chairman of the Management Board Michael Bentlage, responsible for Asset Management and Investment Banking - the Management Board team will now also be complemented by Madeleine Sander for the "Growth, Transformation and Innovation" division and Oliver Plaack for the "Private and Corporate Banking" division.

Madeleine Sander joined Hauck & Aufhäuser in 2017 as Head of Corporate Development. In this role, she was responsible for the strategy development process and strategic planning as well as the identification and evaluation of growth opportunities and innovations in close cooperation with the business units. Since 2019, she serves as CFO for the bank. Prior to joining Hauck & Aufhäuser, she spent more than six years at Deutsche Bank in the Group Strategy Department (AfK) as well as in Inhouse Consulting. The mathematics graduate started her career at DekaBank as Business Manager in the Corporates & Markets division.

Oliver Plaack joined Bankhaus Lampe in 2016 as a member of the extended management team responsible for private and corporate banking.Prior to Bankhaus Lampe, he held various positions at HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt since 1998; most recently as Head of Private Banking and Wealth Management in Germany and member of the Executive Committee for the EMEA region. A graduate in banking and a trained banker, he has extensive experience in serving wealthy families and entrepreneurs.

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"With this Executive Committee team, we are excellently positioned, bringing with us broad expertise and a wide range of experience, but also a spirit of innovation and, above all, enthusiasm for our customers."
Michael Bentlage, CEO Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe

About Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe Privatbank AG

Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe can look back on a 226-year tradition. The bank emerged from the merger of three long-established private banks: Georg Hauck & Sohn Bankiers in Frankfurt am Main, founded in 1796, Bankhaus Lampe, founded in Bielefeld in 1852, and Bankhaus H. Aufhäuser, on the market in Munich since 1870. The two houses Georg Hauck and Bankhaus H. Aufhäuser merged in 1998, Bankhaus Lampe joined in 2021. The bank's Management Board consists of Michael Bentlage, Chairman of the Management Board, and the members of the Management Board Oliver Plaack, Madeleine Sander, Dr. Holger Sepp and Robert Sprogies. Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe sees itself as a private bank that is both traditional and modern.

The private bank focuses on the four core business areas of private and corporate banking, asset management, asset servicing and investment banking. The focus of its business activities is on comprehensive advisory services and asset management for private and corporate clients, asset management for institutional investors, comprehensive fund services for financial and real assets in Germany, Luxembourg and Ireland, and cooperation with independent asset managers. In addition, Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe offers research, sales and trading activities specializing in small and mid-cap companies in German-speaking countries as well as individual services for IPOs and capital increases.

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