Stefan Bielmeier is Head of the DZ BANK’s Research and Economics Division and the bank’s Chief Economist. Under his leadership DZ BANK’s Research Division has become an esteemed provider of analyses, commentaries and forecasts for the economy, markets and issuers. In the course of the merger of DZ BANK and WGZ BANK, he successfully integrated the cooperative central institutions’ two research units and sharpened the skill profile of his analyst team.
Thanks to the systematic optimisation of the entire range of services offered by DZ BANK Research, Bielmeier is able to react fast and with foresight to new trends and changing customer requirements. This includes in particular his ability to form a well-founded opinion rapidly and to inform customers of changed assessments and valuations. His blog is just one of the many channels of communication that Bielmeier uses on a regular basis. The systematic modernisation of the entire research value-added chain is of great importance to him.
As Chairman of the Executive Board of the DVFA – Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management e.V., the professional association of investment professionals in Germany, for many years Bielmeier has set himself the goal of fostering public understanding for the profession and strengthening investors’ trust in the capital markets, thus enhancing their attractiveness.
Before Bielmeier joined DZ BANK in summer 2010 as Head of Division, he worked for Deutsche Bank in various functions. He is married and has four children.