Management Board


The Management Board is responsible for managing the company. Its members are jointly accountable for the management of the company. The duties, responsibilities and procedures of our Management Board and the committees installed by it are specified in its Terms of Reference, which are available in the respectively current version on our Internet website
(www.deutsche-bank.com/corporate-governance).

The following paragraphs show information on the current members of the Management Board. The information includes their ages, the year in which they were appointed and the year in which their term expires, their current positions and area of responsibility and their principal business activities outside our company. The members of our Management Board have generally undertaken not to assume chairmanships of supervisory boards of companies outside our consolidated group.

Dr. Josef Ackermann

Age: 64
First appointed: 1996
Term expires: 2013

Dr. Josef Ackermann joined Deutsche Bank as a member of our Management Board in 1996, where he was responsible for the investment banking division. On May 22, 2002, Dr. Ackermann was appointed Spokesman of the Management Board. On February 1, 2006, he was appointed Chairman of the Management Board. Dr. Ackermann has agreed with the Supervisory Board that the end of his appointment will be at the end of the Annual General Meeting 2012.

After studying Economics and Social Sciences at the University of St. Gallen, he worked at the University’s Institute of Economics as research assistant and received a doctorate in Economics. Dr. Ackermann started his professional career in 1977 at Schweizerische Kreditanstalt (SKA) where he held a variety of positions in Corporate Banking, Foreign Exchange/Money Markets and Treasury, Investment Banking and Multinational Services. He worked in London and New York, as well as at several locations in Switzerland. Between 1993 and 1996, he served as President of SKA’s Executive Board, following his appointment to that board in 1990.

Dr. Ackermann is a member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG (Second Deputy Chairman), Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Belenos Clean Power Holding Ltd., non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zurich Financial Services Ltd.

Dr. Hugo Bänziger

Age: 56
First appointed: 2006
Term expires: 2014

Dr. Hugo Bänziger became a member of our Management Board on May 4, 2006. He is our Chief Risk Officer. He joined Deutsche Bank in London in 1996 as Head of Global Markets Credit. He was appointed Chief Credit Officer in 2000.

Dr. Bänziger’s banking career commenced in 1983 at the Swiss Federal Banking Commission in Berne. From 1985 to 1996, he worked at Schweizerische Kreditanstalt (n.k.a. Credit Suisse) in Zurich and London, first in Retail Banking and subsequently as Relationship Manager in Corporate Finance; in 1990 he was appointed Global Head of Credit for Credit Suisse Financial Products.

He studied modern history, constitutional law and economics at the University of Berne, earning his doctorate with a thesis on banking history.

Dr. Bänziger is a member of the Supervisory Board of EUREX Clearing AG, member of the Supervisory Board of EUREX Frankfurt AG and a member of the Supervisory Board of EUREX Zürich AG.

Jürgen Fitschen

Age: 63
Appointed: 2009
Term expires: 2015

Jürgen Fitschen became a member of our Management Board on April 1, 2009. Mr. Fitschen has been with Deutsche Bank since 1987, was already a member of the Management Board from 2001 to the beginning of 2002 and has been a member of the Group Executive Committee since 2002 and Head of Regional Management since 2005. As member of our Management Board, he is responsible for Regional Management. On July 25, 2011, the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Fitschen together with Mr. Jain as Co-Chairman of the Management Board with effect from the end of the Annual General Meeting on May 31, 2012.

Mr. Fitschen studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of Hamburg and graduated in 1975 with a master’s degree in Business Administration.

From 1975 to 1987, he worked at Citibank in Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main in various positions. In 1983 he was appointed member of the Executive Committee Germany of Citibank.

Mr. Fitschen is a member of the Board of Directors of Kühne + Nagel International AG, member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG and member of the Supervisory Board of Schott AG.

Anshuman Jain

Age: 49
First appointed: 2009
Term expires: 2017

Anshuman Jain became a member of our Management Board on April 1, 2009. Mr. Jain joined Deutsche Bank in 1995 and became Head of Global Markets in 2001 as well as a member of the Group Executive Committee in 2002. As member of our Management Board, he is responsible for the Corporate & Investment Bank Group Division. On July 25, 2011, the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Jain together with Mr. Fitschen as Co-Chairman of the Management Board with effect from the end of the Annual General Meeting on May 31, 2012.

Mr. Jain studied Economics at Shri Ram College (Delhi University) and graduated in 1983, receiving a BA, and studied Business Administration at the University of Massachusetts and graduated in 1985 with a MBA Finance.

After his academic studies Mr. Jain worked until 1988 for Kidder Peabody, New York in Derivatives Research; from 1988 to 1995 he set up and ran the global hedge fund coverage group for Merrill Lynch, New York.

Mr. Jain does not have any external directorships subject to disclosure.

Stefan Krause

Age: 49
First appointed: 2008
Term expires: 2013

Stefan Krause became a member of our Management Board on April 1, 2008. He is our Chief Financial Officer.

Previously, Mr. Krause spent over 20 years in the automotive industry, holding various senior management positions with a strong focus on Finance and Financial Services. Starting in 1987 at BMW’s Controlling department in Munich, he transferred to the U.S. in 1993, building up and ultimately heading BMW’s Financial Services Division in the Americas. Relocating to Munich in 2001, he became Head of Sales Western Europe (excluding Germany). He was appointed member of the Management Board of BMW Group in May 2002, serving as Chief Financial Officer until September 2007 and subsequently as Chief of Sales & Marketing.

Mr. Krause studied Business Administration in Würzburg and graduated in 1986 with a master’s degree in Business Administration.

Mr. Krause does not have any external directorships subject to disclosure.

Hermann-Josef Lamberti

Age: 56
First appointed: 1999
Term expires: 2014

Hermann-Josef Lamberti became a member of our Management Board in 1999. He is our Chief Operating Officer. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1998 as an Executive Vice President, based in Frankfurt.

Mr. Lamberti began his professional career in 1982 with Touche Ross in Toronto and subsequently joined Chemical Bank in Frankfurt. From 1985 to 1998 he worked for IBM, initially in Germany in the areas Controlling, Internal Application Development and Sales Banks/Insurance Companies. In 1993, he was appointed General Manager of the Personal Software Division for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at IBM Europe in Paris. In 1995, he moved to IBM in the U.S., where he was Vice President for Marketing and Brand Management. He returned to Germany in 1997 to take up the position of Chairman of the Management of IBM Germany in Stuttgart.

Mr. Lamberti studied Business Administration at the Universities of Cologne and Dublin and graduated in 1982 with a master’s degree in Business Administration.

Mr. Lamberti is a member of the Supervisory Boards of BVV Versicherungsverein des Bankgewerbes a.G., BVV Versorgungskasse des Bankgewerbes e.V., BVV Pensionsfonds des Bankgewerbes AG, Deutsche Börse AG, member of the Board of Directors of European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V. and member of the Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG.

Rainer Neske

Age: 47
First Appointed: 2009
Term expires: 2017

Rainer Neske became a member of our Management Board on April 1, 2009. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1990 and in 2000 was appointed member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Privat- und Geschäftskunden AG. Since 2003 he has been a member of the Group Executive Committee. From 2003 to 2011 Mr. Neske was Spokesman of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank Privat- und Geschäftskunden AG. On our Management Board, he is responsible for our Private & Business Clients Corporate Division.

Mr. Neske studied Computer Science and Business Administration at the University of Karlsruhe and graduated in 1990 with a master’s degree in Information Technology.

Mr. Neske does not have any external directorships subject to disclosure.

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