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Company profile

Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw

Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw’s business area lies between the metropolitan centers of Stuttgart and Karlsruhe. More than 480,000 people live in the catchment area.

Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw is one of the major Sparkassen in Germany – Number 8  – and is the largest in Baden-Württemberg. The balance sheet total as at 31 December 2018 amounted to €12.2 billion. The business volume (balance sheet total and contingent liabilities) stood at €12.6 billion. It operates via a modern network of branches in its business area.

Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw’s corporate philosophy is anchored in its corporate guidelines, comprising the mission statement, employee guidelines and management guidelines. These are embodied in the “Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw – Mit Herz + Hand” motto and represent the aims of the Sparkasse and the values adopted by its employees. Each of the three guidelines supports the employees with a consistent focus on forward-looking action.

Their values are security, reliability, trustworthiness and a confidence-inspiring approach to their activities. As a leading bank in the region, Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw is a strong pillar for the economy and the people in the region: it is an employer, client, investor and tax payer. Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw provides the full range of financial services to the public, the corporate sector, small and medium-sized companies and the public sector. More than 330,000 customers and over 15,000 businesses, tradespeople and self-employed persons rely on the bank’s skills.

With approximately 2,000 employees, it is one of the largest employers in the region. In March 2018, business magazine FOCUS ranked Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw as one of the best employers in the banking and financial services sector for the fifth consecutive time. With the largest number of apprentices in the Northern Black Forest region, it largely covers its own personnel requirements from within. Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw was awarded the “Excellent Training Company” quality seal by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Northern Black Forest in recognition of its high training quality. Occupational health management is just as important as flexible working hours and part-time working models. Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw regards a healthy work-life balance as particularly important.

Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw pursues a consistently sustainable business policy. For example, it pays particular attention to the conscious conservation of the environment and resources. When refurbishing or constructing new buildings, it insists on energyefficient materials and on the use of renewable energies. It offers products in both deposit and lending business to finance sustainable ethical, social and ecological investment projects in the region. It is also committed to barrier-free banking. Nearly 50 branches have meanwhile been awarded the “senior friendly service” from the Senior Citizens Council of the State of Baden-Württemberg, in recognition of their efforts to take account of the banking needs of the elderly.

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Board of Directors

Our company management

These are the members of the Board of Directors of Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw.

Board of Directors of Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw (FLTR):

Sieghardt Bucher (Member of the Board), Hans Neuweiler (Deputy Chairman), Stephan Scholl (Chairman), Dr. Georg Stickel (Member of the Board)


Our Department

Use the miscellaneous options to organize safe transnational transactions.

Our strenghts for your success:

  • Strong regional presence with worldwide coverage
  • Your reliable partner in international business
  • The international expertise of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe
  • Qualified Experts
  • Global network with more than 1000 international correspondent banks worldwide

Please contact us to get further information.


Business clients support / Commercial foreign business

Ursula Kern
Tel. +49 7231 99-2302
Fax +49 7231 99-162302
E-Mail: ursula.kern@skpfcw.de

Tanja Ratzel
Tel. +49 7231 99-2322
Fax +49 7231 99-162322
E-Mail: tanja.ratzel@skpfcw.de

Daniela Dietz
Tel. +49 7231 99-2313
Fax +49 7231 99-162313
E-Mail: daniela.dietz@skpfcw.de

Ingrid Koppenstein
Tel. +49 7231 99-2351
Fax +49 7231 99-162351
E-Mail: ingrid.koppenstein@skpfcw.de

Foreign exchange dealing

Thomas Waidelich
Tel. +49 7231 99-3714
Fax +49 7231 99-163714
E-Mail: thomas.waidelich@skpfcw.de

Andreas Götz
Tel. +49 7231 99-3715
Fax +49 7231 99-163715
E-Mail: andreas.goetz@skpfcw.de

Annual Report

Annual Report

Read the Annual Report of Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw. (Abriged version)

Annual Report 2019

Abridged version

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