On 1 October 2017 Oliver Kaltner (48) will be appointed Chairman of the Advisory Board of IEG – Investment Banking Group. Oliver Kaltner was most recently the CEO of Leica Camera, where he was responsible for the international collaboration between Huawei, in China, and Leica Camera, in Germany, as well as for the two most successful business years in the company’s century-long history.
His 25-year career includes various management and board positions at Microsoft Deutschland, Sky, Sony Deutschland, Electronic Arts and Nike Deutschland.
Oliver Kaltner is a manager and leader with close business relationships in China, Japan, Korea and the USA. He is also a distinguished expert in the areas of digital transformation, hardware, software & cloud-based services and growth strategies.
Kaltner possesses a wealth of experience in different business environments, from international firms to family offices and private equity companies. In addition, he is a successful investor and active member of the advisory board for various companies in the software and internet industry.
Stefan Heilmann, CEO of IEG – Investment Banking Group: “We are pleased to have such an experienced manager as Oliver Kaltner on board, who has extensive knowledge in digitizing hardware, software and services and has successfully implemented global sales and distribution structures for digital products and services. Oliver is well known for his ability to build bridges between the Western and Asian business worlds, and this is extremely important for IEG as a global investment banking boutique.”
Oliver Kaltner: “I am very pleased to take over the chairmanship of the advisory board of IEG. Digitization requires profound changes in business models and customer networks in all industries, and in this context investment banking and private equity can look forward to exciting new potentials in cooperation with industry, on both the domestic and international level, with large corporations and with SMEs.”