Management Board change at comdirect bank

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- Christian Diekmann to take over as CFO in May 2009 - predecessor Torsten Daenert to move to Commerzbank Quickborn, 13 November 2008. With effect from 1 May 2009, Christian Diekmann (42) will take over as CFO at comdirect bank. He succeeds Torsten Daenert (42), who is moving to Commerzbank as the Head of Strategy & Products in the bank's Credit division. "Torsten Daenert has helped to develop and progress the comvalue growth programme for which we are extremely grateful. We are now looking forward to his valuable contribution to Retail Banking at Commerzbank," said the competent member of the Board of Managing Directors Achim Kassow, who is also the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at comdirect bank. After positions with management consultants McKinsey and private bank Sal. Oppenheim, Christian Diekmann was most recently Investment Director at private equity firm Argantis. He will join the bank as an executive manager on 1 December and move to the Board of Managing Directors in May next year. The Board of Managing Directors of comdirect bank also includes Carsten Strauß (41) and CEO Michael Mandel (41). Length: 1,159 characters incl. spaces Press information: All press releases are available at If you no longer wish to receive these press releases, please send an e-mail to --- End of Message --- comdirect bank AG Pascalkehre 15 Quickborn Germany WKN: 542800; ISIN: DE0005428007; Index: CDAX, CLASSIC All Share, Prime All Share, SDAX; Listed: Prime Standard in Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse, Geregelter Markt in Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse, Freiverkehr in Börse Berlin, Freiverkehr in Börse Düsseldorf, Freiverkehr in Hanseatische Wertpapierbörse zu Hamburg, Freiverkehr in Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover, Freiverkehr in Bayerische Börse München, Freiverkehr in Börse Stuttgart;