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Dr. Bernd Liesenkötter


Dr Bernd Liesenkötter is a Partner at zeb and an ESG expert. Bernd is known for his leading role in strategy and transformation projects, especially for companies of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe and numerous regional banks.

In addition to his focus on the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe and its network players, he has been concentrating on sustainability/ESG since 2021. Bernd has established himself as a leading expert on ESG strategies and is one of the first points of contact for our clients on this topic.


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Topics by Dr. Bernd Liesenkötter

Business person Dedicated to providing immediate customer response as metaphor for "Portals in corporate banking"

Portals—Definition and success factors

Portals simply represent access points to any type of digital service. However, it would not be sufficient to reduce the role of a portal to a mere access channel. As a “single point of contact”, it rather acts as a central interface between customers and the full extent of a bank’s service portfolio.

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Articles by Dr. Bernd Liesenkötter

An almost “lost decade”

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, many financial institutions across Europe have launched major cost-cutting initiatives to stabilize their financial performance, while some have even launched comprehensive restructuring programs.

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