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. 

Christian Sewing

Born:1970
Nationality:German
Appointed:2015

Christian Sewing
  • Career

    Christian Sewing has been a member of the Management Board since January 1, 2015 and Chief Executive Officer since April 2018. On July 7, 2019 he took on additional responsibility for the newly established Corporate Bank and the Investment Bank.

    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.

     

     

  • Education

    Before graduating with a diploma from the Bankakademie Bielefeld and Hamburg, Christian Sewing completed a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in 1989.
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Karl von Rohr

Born:1965
Nationality:German
Appointed:2015

Karl von Rohr
  • Career

    Karl von Rohr was appointed as a member of our Management Board on November 1, 2015 and became Deputy Chairman (President) in April 2018.

    In July 2019 he took on responsibility for the Private Bank and Asset Management (DWS) as well as retaining regional responsibility for Germany. In addition he was responsible for Human Resources up until November 1, 2019. Temporarily, he continues to be responsible for Legal and Governance.

    Karl von Rohr joined Deutsche Bank in 1997. From 2013 to 2015 he was Global Chief Operating Officer, Regional Management. Prior to this, he had been Head of Human Resources for Deutsche Bank in Germany and member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank PGK AG. During his career at Deutsche Bank he held various senior management positions in Germany and Belgium.

  • Education

    Karl von Rohr studied law at the universities of Bonn (Germany), Kiel (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and at Cornell University (USA).
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Fabrizio Campelli

Born:1973
Nationality:Italian
Appointed:2019

Fabrizio Campelli
  • Career

    Fabrizio Campelli has been a Member of the Management Board and Chief Transformation Officer, responsible for transformation and Human Resources, since November 2019.

    He previously spent four years as the Global Head of Deutsche Bank Wealth Management. Before that he was Head of Strategy & Organisational Development as well as Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Deutsche Bank Group and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Deutsche Bank.

    He joined Deutsche Bank in 2004 after working at McKinsey & Company in the firm’s London and Milan offices, focusing on strategic assignments mainly for global financial institutions.

  • Education

    Campelli holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Business Administration degree from Bocconi University.
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Frank Kuhnke

Born:1967
Nationality:German
Appointed:2019

Frank Kuhnke
  • Career

    Frank Kuhnke became a member of our Management Board on January 1, 2019 and is our Chief Operating Officer. Since July 7, 2019 he took over additional responsibility for the Capital Release Unit.

    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.

  • Education

    Before graduating with a diploma from Bank Akademie Lüneburg, Frank Kuhnke completed a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank.
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Stuart Lewis

Born:1965
Nationality:British
Appointed:2012

Stuart Lewis
  • Career

    Stuart Wilson Lewis became a member of our Management Board on June 1, 2012 and is our Chief Risk Officer. On July 7, 2019 he assumed responsibility for Compliance, Anti-Financial Crime and the Business Selection and Conflicts Office.

    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.

  • Education

    Stuart Lewis 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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James von Moltke

Born:1969
Nationality:Australian, German
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 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.

  • Education

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

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Werner Steinmüller

Born:1954
Nationality:German
Appointed:2016

Werner Steinmüller
  • Career

    Werner Steinmüller 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.

  • Education

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

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