Annual Financial Statements established and invitation to the Annual General Meeting resolved
Stefan Krause (45), until recently member of the Management Board of BMW AG, will join the Management Board of Deutsche Bank AG on 1 April 2008. This was resolved by the bank’s Supervisory Board at its meeting on 19 March 2008. With effect from 1 October 2008, Stefan Krause will assume the position of Chief Financial Officer as successor to Anthony di Iorio (64), who is retiring, as planned, on this date.
Furthermore, the Supervisory Board approved at its meeting and thereby established the 2007 Annual Financial Statements. The Supervisory Board and the Management Board recommend that the shareholders approve payment of a dividend of € 4.50 per share at the Annual General Meeting on 29 May 2008.
At the Annual General Meeting the following candidates will be proposed for re-election onto the Supervisory Board: Dr. Clemens Börsig, Dr. Karl-Gerhard Eick, Sir Peter Job, Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann, Maurice Lévy, Prof. Dr.jur. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Heinrich von Pierer and Tilmann Todenhöfer. The following candidates will be proposed for election as new members: Suzanne Labarge, former Vice Chairman and Chief Risk Officer of Royal Bank of Canada, and Werner Wenning, Chairman of the Management Board of Bayer AG.
Ulrich Hartmann and Dipl.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Jürgen Weber will not stand for re-election onto the Supervisory Board. Dr. Theo Siegert was already elected last year for a term expiring in 2012.
The 2007 Annual Report will be published on 26 March 2008; the invitation to the Annual General Meeting will be issued on 28 March 2008.