Our Management Team

 

Stefan Gmür
Executive vice president and the chief executive officer (CEO) for State Street Bank International GmbH, Munich.

Stefan Gmür is an executive vice president and the CEO for State Street Bank International GmbH, Munich.

Prior to this role, he was head of sector solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA),responsible for sales, cross-sell to existing clients, M&A and large-deal activity across all of State Street’s client sectors.

Mr. Gmür joined State Street in 2002 with 15 years of experience in new business development securities operations, client service, cash management, trade finance, equity trading, securities lending, relationship management and marketing.

Prior to joining State Street, Mr. Gmür spent five years with Deutsche Bank, based in London and Frankfurt. He served as a managing director of Global Securities Services, overseeing the client management and sales divisions in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His responsibilities included P&L, sales/relationship management and client service for depotbank, onshore fund administration, custody, cash management and trade finance.

Prior to his appointment with Deutsche Bank, Mr. Gmür held senior level positions at Bank Leu AG, JP Morgan and The Bank of New York.

 

Jörg Ambrosius
Executive vice president, managing director and member of the Executive Management Board, State Street Bank International GmbH, Munich

Jörg Ambrosius is an executive vice president, a managing director of State Street Bank International GmbH and the head of sector solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In this role, he is responsible for sales, strategic account management, M&A and large-deal activity across all of State Street’s client sectors.

Prior to this role, Mr. Ambrosius was the sector solutions head for asset managers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and earlier he was responsible for Global Services sales and account management in Continental Europe. He also was in charge for State Street Global Services in Switzerland.

Mr. Ambrosius joined State Street in 2001. He started his career at Deutsche Bank AG where he had various positions in Frankfurt and London.

He studied business administration at the University of Siegen.

 

Mark Keating
Executive vice president, responsible for Finance, Treasury, Real Estate and Procurement in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Mark Keating is responsible for overall financial management, treasury, budgeting, forecasting, accounting, regulatory reporting, tax, control, facilities planning and strategic financial planning.

Based in London, Mr. Keating was named the EMEA chief financial officer (CFO) in November 2015 and is a member of the EMEA Management Committee. Since January 2017 Mr. Keating was a member of the Executive Management Board of State Street International Bank GmbH, Germany overseeing all aspects of Finance including Accounting, Controlling, FP&A, Regulatory Reporting / Basel III and Tax. Mr. Keating joined State Street in 1990 and has held a number of senior finance, business and strategy-related positions. He has been engaged in State Street’s non-US business growth for nearly 20 years including 10 years living abroad in Zurich, Luxembourg and London.

Mr. Keating has an undergraduate degree from the Boston College Carroll School of Management and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Babson College where he concentrated in international finance and economics graduating summa cum laude.

Mr. Keating is a member of the board of directors for State Street Luxembourg S.a.r.l. and State Street International (Ireland) Limited. Mr. Keating is also a member of the board of trustees for The Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center and is an Associate Trustee for Boston College High School.

 

Andreas Niklaus
Senior vice president, managing director and member of the Executive Management Board, State Street Bank International GmbH, Frankfurt

Andreas Niklaus is a senior managing director of State Street Bank International GmbH, and responsible for the Depotbank and Custody Services business units.

Mr. Niklaus joined State Street in 2003 and managed the Depotbank until 2006. Following Deutsche Bank's sale of its GSS business to State Street, Mr. Niklaus successfully integrated the Depotbank into State Street Bank International GmbH. He has been the chief operating officer since 2006.

His career began with an apprenticeship within the savings and loans association, followed by a university degree in banking and economics in Mainz. Mr. Niklaus managed various functions within Deutsche Bank's Securities Services division including Corporate Actions and Sales and Account Management for Institutional clients.

 

Kris Wulteputte
Senior vice president, chief risk officer and member of the Executive Managing Board for State Street Bank International GmbH

Based in Munich, Kris Wulteputte is responsible for the risk management across the different risk areas for the International Bank and its branches (Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, UK). He chairs the Risk Committee and is a member of the senior governance bodies at State Street Bank International GmbH and of the Board of Directors of State Street Bank Luxembourg S.C.A. 

Mr. Wulteputte has more than 20 years of relevant experience in the banking industry and in risk management. He joined State Street from KAS BANK, a publicly traded Dutch custodian bank, where he was CFRO and a member of the board responsible for Finance, Risk, Legal and Compliance. In the late ‘90s he was a member of the Risk Management Services Group at JPMorgan in London and New York and a founding partner of RiskMetrics Group, closely involved with the introduction of quantitative risk measures like Value at Risk and Average Shortfall, and with the introduction of methodologies for market risk management, credit portfolio management and long-term scenario generation. After returning to continental Europe he held various risk management positions in The Netherlands.

He started his career as a teaching assistant in stochastic processes (Ghent University) and has been a visiting lecturer in risk management at the VU University in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). He was an independent member of the risk committee at LCH.Clearnet, a leading multi-asset clearing house and has spoken widely on risk management issues and the Basel capital accords.

Mr. Wulteputte holds a degree in engineering with great distinction from Ghent University (Belgium) part of which was the completion under the ERASMUS program of an M.Sc. in Digital Systems Engineering at UMIST (UK.).

 

Bernd Franke
Senior vice president, managing director and member of the Executive Management Board, State Street Bank International GmbH, Frankfurt am Main

Bernd Franke is responsible for KVG Back Office Insourcing – fund administration insourcing – in Germany.

Prior to joining State Street in 2017 Mr. Franke was the CEO of DEALIS, the largest German provider of fund administration services. He has over 25 years of experience in banking, asset management and asset servicing.

Mr. Franke holds a diploma in mathematics from the University of Bonn.