Christian Sewing, born in 1970, has been a member of the Management Board since January 1, 2015. He has been Chief Executive Officer since April 2018.
He joined Deutsche Bank in 1989. From January until June 2015, he was responsible on the Management Board for Legal, Incident Management Group and Group Audit, and assumed responsibility for Deutsche Bank’s Private & Commercial Bank (including Postbank) between July 2015 and April 2018. He was Head of Group Audit from June 2013 to December 2014, prior to which he held a number of management positions in Risk. From 2012 to 2013, he was Deputy Chief Risk Officer. From 2010 to 2012, he served as the Bank’s Chief Credit Officer. He has worked in Frankfurt, London, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto.
From 2005 until 2007, Christian Sewing was a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank.
Garth Ritchie became a member of our Management Board on January 1, 2016. He is responsible for Deutsche Bank’s Corporate & Investment Bank.
He joined Deutsche Bank in 1996 and became Co-Head of Equities in the Corporate Banking & Securities business division in 2009 and its sole Head in 2010. He held various positions in trading and derivatives for over two decades.
Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Garth Ritchie held positions at Fergusson Brothers and First National Bank of South Africa.
Karl von Rohr became a member of our Management Board on November 1, 2015. He is our Chief Administrative Officer.
He joined Deutsche Bank in 1997. Since 2013 he has been Global Chief Operating Officer, Regional Management. Prior to this, he was Head of Human Resources for Deutsche Bank in Germany and member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank PGK AG. During his time at Deutsche Bank he held various senior management positions in Germany and Belgium.
Frank Kuhnke became a member of our Management Board on January 1, 2019. He is our Chief Operating Officer.
He joined Deutsche Bank in 1986 and was appointed as Deutsche Bank’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) in April 2018. From January 2016 until April 2018 he was Divisional Control Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Head of Operations of the Private & Commercial Bank. Prior to that he was Divisional Control Officer for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management. From 2012 until 2015 he worked in Deutsche Bank’s Non-Core Operations Unit, at first as Chief Risk Officer, later as Chief Operating Officer. Between 2008 and 2012 he held management positions in Risk, based in London. During his career, he has worked across several business divisions and infrastructure functions in Tokyo, New York and Germany and has run global organizations within Deutsche Bank Group.
Stuart Wilson Lewis, born in 1965, became a member of our Management Board on June 1, 2012. He is our Chief Risk Officer.
He joined Deutsche Bank in 1996. Prior to assuming his current role, Stuart Lewis was the Deputy Chief Risk Officer and Chief Risk Officer of the Corporate & Investment Bank from 2010 to 2012. Between 2006 and 2010 he was Chief Credit Officer.
Before joining Deutsche Bank in 1996, he worked at Credit Suisse and Continental Illinois National Bank in London.
Sylvie Matherat became a member of our Management Board on November 1, 2015. She is our Chief Regulatory Officer.
She joined Deutsche Bank in 2014 as Global Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs.
She came from Banque de France where she was Deputy Director General and responsible for regulation and financial stability issues, payment and settlement infrastructures, banking services, and the Target 2 Securities project. Sylvie Matherat previously held various positions at the Banking Supervisory Authority and in the private sector.
James von Moltke is a member of the Management Board since July 1, 2017. He is the Chief Financial Officer.
Before joining Deutsche Bank, he served as Treasurer of Citigroup, managing its capital and funding as well as liquidity and interest rate risk. He started his career at Credit Suisse First Boston in London in 1992. In 1995, he joined J.P. Morgan, working at the bank for 10 years in New York and Hong Kong. After working at Morgan Stanley for four years, where he led the Financial Technology advisory team globally, James von Moltke joined Citigroup as Head of Corporate M&A in 2009. Three years later he became Global Head of Financial Planning and Analysis. In 2015, he was appointed Treasurer of Citigroup.
James von Moltke holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New College, University of Oxford.
Werner Steinmüller, born in 1954, became member of our Management Board on August 1, 2016. He is responsible for the Asia Pacific region.
He has held a number of management positions. From 2004 to July 2016 he was Head of Global Transaction Banking, from 2003 to 2004 he was Chief Operating Officer for Global Transaction Banking, from 1998 to 2003 he was Head of Global Banking Division Europe, and from 1996 to 1998 he was Co-Head of Corporate Finance Germany. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1991 from Citibank.
Werner Steinmüller holds a Diploma in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from TU Darmstadt.
Frank Strauß, born in 1970, has been a member of the Management Board since September 1, 2017. He is responsible for Deutsche Bank’s Private & Commercial Bank.
Having completed training to become a bank officer in Iserlohn, he moved to Frankfurt in 1995, where he held various management positions at Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Bank 24, its former subsidiary. From 2002 onwards he coordinated European operations in the bank’s Private & Business Clients division. In 2005 he took over responsibility for developing the bank’s Asian operations in Mumbai and Beijing. One year later he was appointed Head of Private & Business Clients Germany. In July 2011 he moved to Postbank, where he became the Management Board member responsible for sales, before assuming the role of Chairman one year later.