Dietmar Rieg

Dietmar Rieg has served as President & CEO of the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GACC NY) in New York since July 2013. From July 2008 to June 2013, he was Senior EVP and General Manager of BayernLB’s New York Branch and its U.S. business. Prior to that, he held the position of Division Head Corporate Business in Munich.

Mr. Rieg joined BayernLB in 1991 and transferred to its New York Branch in 1993, first as a credit analyst, then was responsible for Team and Department Project Finance and Corporate Banking. He was instrumental in implementing the branch’s Latin American business, including the formation of various representative offices. He further expanded the branch’s business portfolio by creating a project finance team in 1997, focusing primarily on financing renewable energy projects. In 2006 he returned to the BayernLB’s head office in Munich before transferring to New York in 2008.

Mr. Rieg is active on the boards of various German-American institutions. He is an economist with a Diploma degree from the University of Tübingen, Germany, and holds an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University.