Deutsche Bank appoints Chris Whitman as Group Treasurer and Knut Pohlen as Deputy Group Treasurer
Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Chris Whitman as Group Treasurer and Knut Pohlen as Deputy Group Treasurer, with immediate effect.
Whitman, formerly Head of Debt Capital Markets at Deutsche Bank in North America, will be based in London and will report to Richard Evans, Deputy Chief Risk Officer. Whitman has been the head of Debt Capital Markets business in North America for five years, and has played an integral role in the development of Deutsche Bank’s debt platform in North America. In addition to his new role, Whitman will become a member of the Group Investment Committee, the Capital and Risk Committee and the Risk Executive Committee.
In addition, Pohlen will continue to be Global Head of Funding and Liquidity Management and will also be based in London.
Hugo Banziger, Chief Risk Officer, said, "Whitman and Pohlen will both play a key role in the development of the Deutsche Bank’s funding and capital strategy and we are pleased to welcome them into their new roles.”
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