Managing Board


Jörg Frischholz
Chairman of the Managing Board, CEO

Jörg Frischholz, born in 1976 in Hagen (North Rhine-Westphalia), has been Chair of the Managing Board of Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) in Hanover since 1 January 2022.
He is responsible for Corporate Development and Communication, Legal Department and Office of the Managing Board, Group Organisation/HR, Auditing, Structured Finance, Aviation Finance & Investment Solutions and Commercial Real Estate Deutsche Hypo. He is also responsible for UK, US and Netherlands Relationships with the foreign branches in London and New York as well as a representative office in Amsterdam.
He temporarily takes responsibility for the Finance department.


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Christoph Dieng
Member of the Managing Board, CRO

Christoph Dieng, born in 1967 in Bad Schussenried, has been a member of the Managing Board of Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) in Hanover since 3 February 2017.
As Chief Risk Officer (CRO), he is responsible for credit risk management, special credit & valuation, risk controlling, research, compliance & security and program NORD/LB 2024. In addition, he is responsible for the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Development Institute and for Relationships Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NORD/LB Covered Bond Bank in Luxembourg.


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Ingrid Spletter-Weiß
Member of the Managing Board

Ingrid Spletter-Weiß, born in 1966 in Wolfenbüttel (Lower Saxony), has been a member of the Managing Board of Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) in Hannover since 1 December 2021.
She is responsible for the Corporate Customers and Savings Bank Network, Treasury and Markets segments. She is also responsible for the relationships with Saxony-Anhalt, relationships with Asia in Singapore and the BLSK Private & Business Customers in Brunswick.


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Dr Christoph Auerbach
Executive Vice President, COO

Dr Christoph Auerbach, born in Mainz in 1977, has been Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) in Hannover since 1 April 2024. In his role, he is responsible for Information Technology (IT), Data Insights and Business Management & Operations.


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Ownership structure (1,2)


1) Total differences are rounding differences
2) As at 31 December 2023
3) Divided into: State of Lower Saxony (2.68 per cent), Niedersachsen Invest GmbH (NIG) 40.27 per cent and Hannoversche Beteiligungsgesellschaft Niedersachsen mbH (HanBG) 14.97 per cent
4) Fides Gamma: Trustee company of DSGV (German Savings Banks Association)/savings banks
5) Fides Delta: Trustee company of DSGV (German Savings Banks Association)/landesbanks
6) Lower Saxony Savings Banks and Giro Association
7) Saxony-Anhalt Savings Banks Holding Association
8) Special Purpose Holding Association of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Savings Banks

State Treaty and Statutes can be found here.

Supervisory Board




Gerald Heere
Minister of Finance
State of Lower Saxony

1st Deputy Chairman


Herbert Hans Grüntker

2nd Deputy Chairman


Thomas Mang
Savings Banks Association of Lower Saxony



Bernd Brummermann
Chairman of the Managing Board
OstseeSparkasse Rostock

Dr. Jürgen Fox
Chairman of the Managing Board

Nana Geisler
Staff advisor BS
Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Dr. Stefan Große
Bank Employee
Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Cornelia Günther
Union Secretary
United Services Union(ver.di) Region of Hannover

Prof. Dr. Susanne Knorre
Business Consultancy

Dr. Thorsten Kornblum
Mayor City Braunschweig

Christina Lang

Christian Lange
Bank Employee
Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Karin Lichtenstein
Bank Employee
Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Walter Petry

Michael Richter
Minister of Finance
State of Saxony-Anhalt

René Rudolf-Baumgartner
Secretary General
ver.di/District Hannove-Heide-Weser

Silke Stremlau

Matthias Wargers


as at June 2024