Wolfgang Wrzesniok-Rossbach began his career in 1986 in the precious metals trading department of Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt, where he became head of desk in 1992, pending his joining of Heraeus.
In addition to the non-physical precious metals business, this department also included trading in banknotes, investment precious metals, as well as the bank’s numismatics business. In addition to extensive business with well-known industrial companies, one of the world’s largest banking gold books with Central Banks was built up under his leadership. At that time, Dresdner Bank’s customers included central banks across all continents from the Far East to the Americas.
Under the leadership of Wolfgang Wrzesniok-Rossbach, Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt also entered in the early 2000s the corporate customer business and trading in non-ferrous metals and energy, trading commodities such as copper, aluminium, heating oil and kerosene following the liberalization of the financial markets in Germany.
In addition to 20 years based in Frankfurt, Wolfgang Wrzesniok-Rossbach has international experience working in the banks dealing operations in Singapore and Sydney.
In the course of his professional life, Wolfgang Wrzesniok-Rossbach has published numerous articles on precious metal topics and held countless lectures and presentations in German and English. For more than five years he was also the part-time author of a weekly precious metals column in the German edition of the Financial Times (FTD).