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HELGA NEUMANN

Managing Partner
Newman management &
consulting GmbH

Your Consultant for Corporate Finance, Internationalization, Restructuring & Optimization

with over 25 years of banking experience and expertise.

About me.

EDUCATION
  • Studies of Commercial Sciences at the Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 1995 Graduation – Social and Economic Sciences, WU Vienna
  • Coaching training for managers – Kopfschritte
  • Accounting Seminar” Bilanzbuchhalterkurs” – WIFI, Vienna
  • Certificat pratique de français commercial et économique de la Chambre de Commerce et d`Industrie de Paris, La Rochelle, France
  • Internship abroad at the Austrian Trade Commission, London
  • Qualified Coffee Expert
OTHER ACTIVITIES
  • Guest lecturer in the lecture “Practical contract design in corporate law II” by Univ. Prof. Dr. Johannes Reich-Rohrwig on the topic “Short-term financing in companies – working capital finance and purchase of Letters of Credit receivables in practice.
  • Member of the First Austrian Institute for Coffee Expert Training, Vienna
LANGUAGES
  • German – native
  • English – fluent in word and writing
  • French/Italian/Spanish Basic Knowledge

Professional Career.

RAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNATIONAL AG | VIENNA

International universal bank with 13 network banks in Central and Eastern Europe


Position:

Head of Department Corporate Customers | 5/2003 – 06/2020
General commercial power of representation for RZB/RBI 2003 -2020
Real Estate Desk Responsibility 2014 – 2020    


Main activities:

  • Head of department for corporate customers, advisory department for Austrian and international corporate customers/multinationals with 13 employees.
  • Additional focus on real estate companies since 2014
  • Management of the department, advising international companies on the optimal financial structure, elaborating financing concepts, negotiating large-scale syndicated and capital market transactions (both on customer and banking side)
  • Project management: strategy projects, efficiency improvement projects, cost-cutting projects, process optimizations; Projects to reduce operational risk, IT tool introductions
RAIFFEISEN ZENTRALBANK ÖSTERREICH AG | VIENNA

International Universal Bank with 13 network banks in Central and Eastern Europe


Position:
Senior Relationsship Manager | 7/1995 – 5/2003
General commercial power of representation for RZB from 2000


Main activities:

1998 – 2003:

  • Development of financing concepts for investments, acquisitions, working capital finance, guarantee facilities, cash pooling solutions, risk mitigation and asset allocations

1995 – 1998:

  • Relationship manager for export-oriented companies/groupsAnalysis and structuring of export transactions: risk minimization, payment protection, export financing, interest and FX hedging

 

ALTEC SERVICES HANDELGES.M.B.H | VIENNA

East-West Trading Company


Position:
Export Officer/Head of Department | 7/1987 – 9/1989


Main activities:

  • Handling of export, import and transit transactions.
  • Head of Department: Management of the Compensation Transactions with the CSSR, transit and goods clearing transactions with the USSR and milk powder transactions.
CREDIT SUISSE | ZURICH

International Universal Bank – Leading global provider of financial services


Position:
Employee in the Letter of Credit and Guarantee Department | 10/1985 – 4/1987


Main activities:

  • Advising swiss and international companies on export transactions.
  • Independently handling of Letters of Credit and guarantees orders and projects.
BANKHAUS SPÄNGLER | SALZBURG

Family owned Private Bank


Position:
Head of Foreign Division | 1/1984 – 4/1985


Main activities:

Advising corporate clients in foreign business:

  • Guarantees, and Letters of Credit,
  • Bill of Exchange and
  • Payment transactions.

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HELGA NEUMANN  | Managing Partner
Newman management & consulting GmbH

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