Board Member. Responsible for Research Department, Institutional Sales Department and Corporate Finance ECM.
Franz Bichler was appointed Board Member of Erste Securities Polska S.A. in 1999, where currently he is responsible for Research Department. He is also President of Erste Securities Istanbul. He has been connected with the financial sector since the beginning of his professional career. First experience as a member of Erste Group, Franz Bichler gained working for Erste Bank AG where he started in 1997. Prior to joining Erste team, he worked for Girocredit Bank AG (1996), Investment bank Austria (1994), and Girocredit Vienna (1992). Moreover, he served as a Board Member at Erste Bank Investment Hungary Rt. in the years 2002-2009 and at Erste Securities Zagreb from 1999 until 2008.