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Our competent employees at our head office in Hamburg and in our branches in Tehran and on Kish Island ensure the smooth processing of your transactions in the letter of credit and credit business, in payment transactions and in money and foreign exchange trading.


Hamburg Head Office

Dr Arash Onsori - Chairman of the Executive Board

Phone: +49 (0) 40 32109-0
Fax: +49 (0) 40 32109-690





Dr Arash Onsori has been working for eihbank in Hamburg since January 2017 and was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board in July 2020. He has many years of experience in the international banking business. He began his career at a major Iranian bank in Tehran, where he held various management positions. As CEO, Dr Onsori is responsible for the Credit Market, Correspondent Banking, Treasury, L/C Department, Corporate Account Management and the Iranian branches in Tehran and on Kish Island. Dr Onsori was born in Tehran. He is married and has one son.


Ralf Vollmering - Member of the Executive Board

Phone: +49 (0) 40 32109-0
Fax: +49 (0) 40 32109-690





Ralf Vollmering is a fully qualified lawyer with many years of professional and management expertise in the banking sector (Deutsche Kreditbank AG, Commerzbank AG and Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg). He has been with eihbank since August 2019, initially as Head of Human Resources and Legal. He was appointed to the Management Board in May 2020. On the Executive Board, Mr Vollmering is responsible for the Back Office division, which includes Credit Back Office, Risk Management and Reporting, Accounting, Human Resources and Legal, Compliance, IT, IT Security and Project Management, Payments, Treasury Back Office and Organisation. Mr Vollmering is married and has one son.


Thomas Junge
Head of Credit Market

Phone: +49 (0) 40 32109-452
Fax: +49 (0) 40 32109-459



eihbank offers customised credit facilities and services to provide financial support and security for trade between Europe and Iran. 

These include in particular 

  • Opening of import letters of credit 
  • Issuing guarantees (e.g. bid bonds, advance payment guarantees and performance bonds) 
  • Confirmation of sight letters of credit
  • Discounting of receivables under forbearance letters of credit
  • Buyer credits for project financing in Iran and Germany
  • Direct financing facilities


Christian Bäßgen
Deputy Head of Credit Market / Correspondent Bank Relations

Phone: +49 (0) 40 32109-453
Fax: +49 (0) 40 32109-459





Correspondent Banking supports national and international correspondent banks in transactions with eihbank and acquires new partner banks. Correspondent Banking also monitors the establishment of and compliance with the credit lines of its partner banks. eihbank actively supports its customers with EUR financing. It is the hub for EUR transfer payments to or for its customers, in particular for banks.

Frank Guergen
Head of document department

Phone: +49 (0) 40 32109-405
Fax: +49 (0) 40 32109-491





eihbank acts as an intermediary between importers and exporters in the processing of documentary transactions with Iran, in particular for letters of credit or debt collection. Our services in the documentary business include

  • Advising exporters on suitable letter of credit variants and their contents as well as possible risks during processing
  • Support with the creation of export documents
  • Negotiation of the submitted documents and forwarding to the importer's bank


Emma Martinez
Deputy Head of Department

Phone +49 40 32 10 9 220
Fax +49 40 32 10 9 269

As an internationally active merchant bank, eihbank carries out cross-border payments. It ensures that transactions between the parties are processed securely and reliably at all times.

eihbank pays strict attention to compliance with national and international laws and regulations in order to prevent illegal activities such as money laundering and terrorist financing.

National and international customers are looked after in corporate account management. Here we offer a competent and efficient service for all account-related issues.

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Your corporate customer service is available there to answer all your service questions and also accepts personal appointment requests. Benefit from convenient online banking: carry out banking transactions via your business account at the click of a mouse, flexible, worldwide access, overview of your account transactions.






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