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The Supervisory Board appoints, supervises and advices the Board of Managing Directors and is directly involved in decisions of fundamental importance to the bank. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board coordinates work within the Supervisory Board. The duties, procedures and committees of our Supervisory Board are specified in its Terms of Reference, which are available on our Internet website.

The members representing our shareholders were elected at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 10, 2003, and the members representing our employees were elected on May 8, 2003. The following table shows information on the current members of our Supervisory Board. The information includes their ages as of December 31, 2003, the years in which they were first elected or appointed, the years when their terms expire, their principal occupation and their membership on other companies' supervisory boards, other nonexecutive boards and other positions.

 
Member
Supervisory Board position
with us and other principal occupation, if any
Areas of experience and other supervisory board memberships and other directorships
Dr. rer. oec. Karl-Hermann Baumann
Age: 68
First elected: 1998
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board;
Chairman of the supervisory board of Siemens AG, Munich
Supervisory board memberships
E.ON AG; Wilhelm von Finck AG; Linde AG; Schering AG; ThyssenKrupp AG
Other experience
Siemens AG (member of the board of managing directors), 1987-1998; Bayerische Handelsbank AG (member of the supervisory board), 1991-1998
Dr. Rolf-E. Breuer
Age: 66
First elected: 2002
Term expires: 2008
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Supervisory board memberships
Bertelsmann AG; Deutsche Börse AG (chairman); E.ON AG; Deutsche Lufthansa AG (member of the supervisory board until June 18, 2003); Siemens AG (deputy chairman of the supervisory board until January 23, 2003); Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.; Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW); Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank
Other experience
Spokesman of the Board of Managing Directors Deutsche Bank AG until 2002; President of the Association of German Banks; German Financial Supervisory Authority (Administrative Council); International Advisory Board of MMC; CESR (member of the Market Participants Consultative Panel); International Advisory Board of Coca-Cola
Dr. Ulrich Cartellieri
Age: 66
First elected: 1997
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board
Supervisory board memberships
Robert Bosch GmbH; Henkel KGaA (until April 14, 2003)
Other nonexecutive directorships
BAE SYSTEMS plc; Federal Reserve Bank of New York (member of the international advisory committee); GEMS Oriental & General Fund (member of the advisory council)
Other experience
Several positions with us 1970-1997, including member of our Board of Managing Directors; DEG-Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (deputy chairman of the supervisory board), 1998-2001; Karstadt AG (chairman of the supervisory board), 1988-1997; Ruhrgas AG (member of the advisor y board), 1991-1998; Siemens AG (deputy chairman of the supervisory board), 1990-1998; Solvay Deutschland GmbH (chairman of the supervisory board), 1990-1997; Thyssen AG (member of the supervisory board), 1986-1997
Heidrun Förster
Age: 56
First elected: 1993
Term expires: 2008
Deputy Chairperson and employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board; Chairperson of the works council of Deutsche Bank Privat-und Geschäftskunden AG, Berlin
Other positions
Works council of Deutsche Bank AG, (chairperson), 1990-2001; employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1975
Klaus Funk
Age: 56
First elected: 1999
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board; Chairman of the works council of Deutsche Bank Privat-und Geschäftskunden AG, Frankfurt am Main
Other experience
Betriebskrankenkasse der Deutsche Bank AG (member of the advisory board); employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1963
Ulrich Hartmann
Age: 65
First elected: 2003
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board; Chairman of the Supervisory Board of E.ON AG, Düsseldorf
Supervisory board memberships
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Hochtief AG;
IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG
(chairman); Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft (chairman);
Other nonexecutive directorships
ARCELOR; Henkel KGaA (member of the shareholders' committee)
Sabine Horn
Age: 42
First elected: 1998
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board; Trainee DB Beschäftigungsmosaik
Other positions
Employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1984
Rolf Hunck
Age: 58
First elected: 2003
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board
Supervisory board memberships
Deutsche Bank Trust AG; Fibula Finanz
AG
Other experience
Hanseatische Wertpapierbörse AG
(vice president, member of the exchange
council and of the admissions committee)
Other positions
Employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1963
Sir Peter Job
Age: 62
Appointed by the court: 2001
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board
Supervisory board memberships
Bertelsmann AG
Nonexecutive directorships
Grand Metropolitan Plc, 1994-1997; Diageo Plc, 1997-1999; Glaxo Wellcome Plc, 1997-2001; GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK); Schroders Plc; Tibco Software Inc.; Instinet Inc.; Multex.com Inc. (until February 2003); Shell Transport and Trading Plc
Other experience
Sub-editor and correspondent for Reuters, 1963-1971; Reuters Group Plc (member of the board of directors), 1989-2001; NASDAQ (chairman of the international advisory council); member of the advisory board of Reuters Venture Capital
Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann
Age: 56
First elected: 2000
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board; chairman and CEO of SAP AG, Walldorf
Supervisory board memberships
DaimlerChrysler Services AG; Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft
Ulrich Kaufmann
Age: 57
First elected: 1988
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board; Chairman of the works council of Deutsche Bank AG, Düsseldorf
Other positions
Employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1967; Deutscher Bankangestellten-Verband; Betriebskrankenkasse der Deutsche Bank AG (member of the advisory board)
Henriette Mark
Age: 46
First elected: 2003
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board
Other positions
Employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1979
Margret Mönig-Raane
Age: 55
First elected: 1996
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board; Vice President of the Unified Services Union (ver.di Vereinigte Dienstleistungs­gewerkschaft), Berlin
Other nonexecutive directorships
BHW (member of the advisory board); Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (member of the administrativ concil) since January 2004
Dr. Michael Otto
Age: 60
First elected: 1989
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board; chairperson of the board of managing directors of Otto (GmbH & Co KG) and OTTO AG für Beteiligungen, Hamburg
Supervisory board memberships
Gerling-Konzern Versicherungs-Beteiligungs-AG; SCHWAB VERSAND GmbH (chairman); Axel Springer Verlag AG
Other nonexecutive directorships
3 Suisses International S.A. (member of the advisory board); Baur Versand GmbH (chairman of the advisory board); Crate & Barrel Holding Inc. (chairman of the board); FORUM Grundstücksgesellschaft mbH (member of the advisory board); Freemans Plc (chairman of the board); Grattan Plc (chairman of the board); Handelsgesellschaft Heinrich Heine GmbH (chairman of the advisory board); Otto-Sumisho Inc. (chairman of the advisory board); Spiegel Inc. (chairman of the board); Euromarket Designs, Inc. (chairman of the board)
Gabriele Platscher
Age: 46
First elected: 2003
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board
Other positions
Employee of the Deutsche Group since 1974
Supervisory board memberships
Deutsche Bank Privat- und Geschäftskunden AG; BVV Versicherungsverein des Bankgewerbes a.G.
Karin Ruck
Age: 38
First elected: 2003
Term expires : 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board
Supervisory board memberships
Deutsche Bank Privat- und Geschäftskunden AG
Other positions
Employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1984; Deutscher Bankangestellten Verband (deputy chairperson)
Tilman Todenhöfer
Age: 60
Appointed by the court: 2001
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board; Managing Partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, Stuttgart (since July 1, 2003); deputy chairman of the board of directors of Robert Bosch GmbH (until December 31, 2003); Commissioner of the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung (since January 1, 2004); Chairman of the supervisory board of Carl Zeiss AG (since January 15, 2004)
Supervisory board memberships
Robert Bosch GmbH (since January 1, 2004); Robert Bosch Int. Beteiligungen AG (president of the board of administration) Bosch Rexroth AG (until December 31, 2003), Robert Bosch Finance Co. Limited (member of the board, until December 31, 2003), Robert Bosch Finance Corporation (member of the board, until December 31, 2003)
Other experience
University of Tübingen (chairman of the board)
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Jürgen Weber
Age: 62
First elected: 2003
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board; Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Cologne
Supervisory board memberships
Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG, Bayer
AG, Deutsche Post AG; Thomas Cook AG (chairman), Voith AG, Loyalty Partner
GmbH (chairman); Tetra Laval Group
Other experience
Member of the board of directors of Ecolab Inc., 1991-2001; managing director of R. Woeste & Co. GmbH & Co. KG
Dipl.-Ing. Albrecht Woeste
Age: 68
First elected: 1993
Term expires: 2008
Member of the Supervisory Board
Supervisory board memberships
Henkel KGaA (chairman); Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG
Other nonexecutive directorships
IKB Deutsche Industriebank (member of the advisory board); R. Woeste & Co. GmbH & Co KG (chairman of the advisory board)
Other experience
Member of the board of directors of Ecolab Inc., 1991-2001; managing director of
R. Woeste & Co. GmbH & Co. KG
Leo Wunderlich
Age: 54
First elected: 2003
Term expires: 2008
Employee-elected member of the Supervisory Board; Chairman of the works council of Deutsche Bank
Other positions
Employee of Deutsche Bank AG since 1966

The following persons were members of the Supervisory Board until June 10, 2003: Gerald Herrmann, Peter Kazmierczak, Adolf Kracht, Professor Dr.-Ing. E.h. Berthold Leibinger, Klaus Schwedler, Michael Freiherr Truchseß von Wetzhausen and Lothar Wacker.

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