Boards and committees

Management Board

The Management Board is responsible for managing the company. Its members are jointly accountable for the management of the company. The Management Board has, as its prime responsibility, the Group's strategic management, resource allocation, financial accounting and reporting, risk management, and corporate control. 

John Cryan

Year of Birth:1960
Appointed:2015

John Cryan
  • Career

    John Cryan became a member of our Management Board on July 1, 2015 as Co-Chief Executive Officer. Since 20 May 2016 he is sole CEO.

    Mr. Cryan became a member of Deutsche Bank’s Supervisory Board in 2013, and served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee. Upon becoming Co-CEO, he stepped down from the Supervisory Board.

    Mr. Cryan was President for Europe at Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd., the Singaporean investment company, from 2012 to 2014. Previously, he was Group Chief Financial Officer of UBS AG from 2008 to 2011, having worked in corporate finance and client advisory roles at UBS and SG Warburg in London, Munich and Zurich from 1987.

  • Education

    He began his career as a trainee chartered accountant at Arthur Andersen in London. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge.
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Dr. Marcus Schenck

Year of Birth:1965
Appointed:2015

Dr. Marcus Schenck
  • Career

    Dr. Marcus Schenck became a member of our Management Board on May 21, 2015. He is responsible for Deutsche Bank’s Corporate & Investment Bank together with Garth Ritchie.

    In January 2015, Mr. Schenck joined Deutsche Bank from Goldman Sachs International, where he was Partner and Head of Investment Banking Services for Europe, Middle East & Africa. Additionally, he was a member of the Operating Committee of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Schenck was Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Management Board of German energy supplier E.ON. From 1997 to 2006, he held a number of senior positions at Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt. Prior to that, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

  • Education

    Mr. Schenck holds a “Diplom-Volkswirt” degree from the University of Bonn and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cologne.
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Christian Sewing

Year of Birth:1970
Appointed:2015

Christian Sewing
  • Career

    Christian Sewing, born in 1970, has been a member of the Management Board since January 1, 2015. He is responsible for Deutsche Bank’s Private & Commercial Bank (including Postbank) together with Frank Strauß.

    Sewing joined Deutsche Bank in 1989. He was Head of Group Audit from June 2013 to February 2015, 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, Sewing was a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank.

  • Education

    Before graduating with a diploma from the Bankakademie Bielefeld and Hamburg, he completed a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in 1989.
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Kim Hammonds

Year of Birth:1967
Appointed:2016

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  • Career

    Kim Hammonds, born in 1967, became a member of our Management Board on August 1, 2016. She is responsible for technology and operations, including information security, data management and digital transformation and corporate services.

    Ms Hammonds joined Deutsche Bank from Boeing in November 2013 as Global Chief Information Officer and Global Co-Head of Group Technology & Operations. She joined from Boeing, where she was previously Chief Information Officer.

    Before Boeing, Kim Hammonds held management positions in Dell and Ford Motor Company, in product engineering, manufacturing, marketing and information technology leadership.

  • Education

    Ms. Hammonds has an MBA from Western Michigan University and a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan.

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Stuart Lewis

Year of Birth:1965
Appointed:2012

Stuart Lewis
  • Career

    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, Mr. 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.

  • Education

    He studied at the University of Dundee, where he obtained an LLB (Hons), and he holds an LLM from the London School of Economics. He also attended the College of Law, Guildford.
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Sylvie Matherat

Year of Birth:1962
Appointed:2015

Sylvie Matherat
  • Career

    Sylvie Matherat became a member of our Management Board on November 1, 2015. She is our Chief Regulatory Officer.

    Ms. Matherat 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. Ms. Matherat previously held various positions at the Banking Supervisory Authority and in the private sector.

  • Education

    Ms. Matherat studied public law and finance at the Institut d´Etudes Politique de Paris, France, and holds a master degree in law and political sciences. She was awarded the Legion d'Honneur in 2014.
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James von Moltke

Year of Birth:1969
Appointed:2017

James von Moltke
  • Career

    James von Moltke is a member of the Management Board since July 1, 2017. He is the Chief Financial Officer.

    Before Mr. von Moltke joined 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 next working at Morgan Stanley for four years, where he led the Financial Technology advisory team globally, 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.

  • Education

    Mr. von Moltke holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New College, University of Oxford. 

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Nicolas Moreau

Year of Birth:1965
Appointed:2016

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  • Career

    Nicolas Moreau became a member of the Management Board on October 1, 2016. He is the Head of Deutsche Asset Management.

    Previously, he was Chairman and CEO of AXA France and a Member of the AXA Group Management Committee, as well as Vice Chairman of the Group Investment Committee. Mr Moreau spent 25 years with the AXA Group, where he held positions including CEO of AXA Investment Managers and CEO of AXA UK & Ireland.

  • Education

    Moreau studied at the École Polytechnique in Paris, France, and holds a Master’s degree in engineering. He is also a qualified actuary. He was awarded La Legion d'honneur in 2015.

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Garth Ritchie

Year of Birth:1968
Appointed:2016

Garth Ritchie
  • Career

    Garth Ritchie became a member of our Management Board on January 1, 2016. He is responsible for Deutsche Bank’s Corporate & Investment Bank together with Marcus Schenck.

    Mr. Ritchie joined Deutsche Bank in 1996 and had been Head of Equities in the Corporate Banking & Securities business division since 2010. He held positions in trading and derivatives for over two decades.

    Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Ritchie held positions at Fergusson Brothers and First National Bank of South Africa.

  • Education

    He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics from the University of Port Elizabeth (South Africa).
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Karl von Rohr

Year of Birth:1965
Appointed:2015

Karl von Rohr
  • Career

    Karl von Rohr became a member of our Management Board on November 1, 2015. He is our Chief Administrative Officer.

    Mr. von Rohr 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.

  • Education

    Mr. von Rohr studied law at the universities of Bonn (Germany), Kiel (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and at Cornell University (USA).
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Werner Steinmüller

Year of Birth:1954
Appointed:2016

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  • Career

    Werner Steinmüller, born in 1954, became member of our Management Board on August 1, 2016. He is responsible for the Asia Pacific region. Werner Steinmüller 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. Mr. Steinmüller joined Deutsche Bank in 1991 from Citibank.

  • Education

    Mr. Steinmüller holds a Diploma in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from TU Darmstadt.

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Frank Strauß

Year of Birth:1970
First elected:2017

Frank Strauß
  • Career

    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 (including Postbank) together with Christian Sewing.

    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.

  • Education

    He completed a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in Iserlohn between 1989 and 1992.
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