Dr. Janko Rottmann
Dr. Janko F. Rottman began his career in finance with a rigorous education. He studied finance, banking, entrepreneurship, accounting, and international law. He earned his graduate degrees in economics and finance from the Karl Franzens University in Graz Austria.
After graduation, Dr. Rottmann worked in the EDP and accounting departments of several banks and insurance companies in Austria. He was aided in his work by his extensive language skills in English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Russian and Arabic.
Because of his technical understanding of the finance and banking industries all across Europe, Dr. Janko Rottmann realized that many large banks were having difficulty finding top talent. To meet this need, Dr. Rottmann founded a headhunting agency to find and place senior executives. He then had a long and successful career as a headhunter locating and placing CEO's and other top executives for investment banks and other financial institutions.
His work took him to the United Arab Emirates where he met representatives of the Royal Investment Consortium, which was then headquartered in Dubai. Dr Rottmann went o Dubai with the goal of hiring him to work for one of his clients. As it turned out, Dr. Rottmann was offered a position with Royal Investment Consortium. He did well in his position and was promoted to president in 1984.
Dr. Janko F. Rottmann at Royal Investment Consortium
Royal Investment Consortium is an esteemed organization that was founded in 1828 by several wealthy families in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Initially, they functioned as a merchant bank providing loans to local businesses but they soon expanded their services to neighboring countries. They expanded further by taking over small privately owned banks in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Central and South America. Today, under the leadership of Dr. Janko Rottmann, the Royal Investment Consortium seeks higher returns for its investors by investing directly in underdeveloped private banks.
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