|Starting with 16th of February 2004 a change of the General Manager of Miro Bank came into effect. After having successfully guided the launch of the bank in July 2002 and its first 18 months of operations, Mr. Ralf Niepel handed over his responsibilities to Mr. Axel Hummel. Mr. Hummel is a trained and experienced banker who has held several management positions in German banks and consulting companies. Between 2001 and 2003 he worked for Citibank Germany as Head of Securities Processing and Central Control. Prior to that he was a senior consultant on financial services for KPMG Germany and held positions as Banking Relationship Manager respectively Deputy Branch Manager at Commerzbank Germany.
Mr. Hummel is committed to the mission of Miro Bank as a leading provider of financial services to micro entrepreneurs and small and medium sized enterprises (SME). “I am excited to take over this position and to continue developing Miro Bank into the bank of choice for SME’s in Romania,” he said on his first day in office.