He has been the member of Supervisory Board of Česká spořitelna Foundation since 7th February 2020. From 1971 to 1975 he studied Economic Sciences at Vienna University. After completing a training program in New York, he began his career at Chase Manhattan Bank in 1977. He was later seconded to Brussels (1979–1981) and Athens (1981–1983). In 1983, he first worked for Erste. In 1986, he became CEO at Chase Manhattan Bank in Vienna, which was purchased by Credit Lyonnais in 1993. In 1994, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Erste. In July 1997, he was appointed CEO. In August 1997, the shareholders approved a merger with GiroCredit, in which Erste acquired a majority interest in March 1997. Under his management, Erste, which until that time had been strictly a local savings bank, became a leading financial services provider in Central and Eastern Europe with a focus on retail and SME clients. In addition to serving as Board of Directors Chairman and CEO of Erste Group Bank, Andreas Treichl’s other responsibilities include strategy, group communications,human resources, audit and investor relations. Mr. Treichl was a member of the Supervisory Board of Česká spořitelna from September 2013 and resigned his post effective as of 20th September 2019. Membership in other companies: Erste Group Bank AG, Felima Privatstiftung, Ferdima Privatstiftung, Österreichischer Sparkassenverband, Georg Labs GmbH, Leoganger Bergbahnen Gesellschaft m.b.H., Die Zweite Wiener Vereins-Sparkasse, Erste Mitarbeiterbeteiligung Privatstiftung, Erste Social Finance Holding GmbH.