Henning Esskuchen

Head of CEE Equity Research
Erste Group Bank AG

Henning Esskuchen is head of CEE Equity Research at Erste Group and also the equity strategist for emerging Europe. Starting his career in 1996, Henning has 19 years of experience in regional equity markets. In his current position he oversees the activity of local and regional sector analysts in Austria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Turkey.

After a traineeship with Vienna Insurance Group, Henning joined Investmentbank Austria (later CA IB), being the country analyst for Romania. Taking a position in research at Erste Group in 1998, he was part of Erste’s entire expansion process into the region and was instrumental in setting up research activities across the region. Henning holds a master in business administration and economics from Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany and is a member of the Austrian Analyst Association.