Deutsche Bank becomes Strategic Partner of Bocconi University, the renowned Italian Management and Business School.
Josef Ackermann, Chairman of the management board and the group executive committee will hence enter the International Advisory Council of the University and Flavio Valeri, Chief Country Officer of Deutsche Bank Italy, will join the Advisory Committee of 'Bocconi Foundation'. A chair in "Quantitative Finance and Asset Pricing" will be named after Deutsche Bank and a major classroom will be given the bank's name.
Deutsche will have privileged access to faculty members, key university seminars/events and to high potential PhD, MBA and undergraduate students.
Other main sponsors of Bocconi are also important Italian companies: Eni, Enel, Telecom Italia and IntesaSanpaolo. Deutsche Bank will be the first international company to enter this important 'club'.