October 18, 2006

Herman Bosman joins Deutsche Bank as Chief Country Officer and Head of Global Banking in South Africa

Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Herman Bosman as Chief Country Officer and Head of Global Banking, South Africa. He will be joining the Bank in November and will report to Jürgen Fitschen, Global Head of Regional Management and to Philip Southwell, Head of Global Banking, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (CEMA).

At Deutsche Bank, Bosman will be responsible for the strategic direction of the bank’s South African operations and for the leadership of its corporate finance platform.

Bosman joins Deutsche Bank from Rand Merchant Bank where he was executive director of Rand Merchant Bank and head of RMB Corporate Finance. Bosman led the Corporate Finance department at RMB from 2000, during which time he worked on a number of South Africa’s largest and most significant mergers, acquisitions and listings. 
Murray Winkler, the current Chief Executive Officer, has decided to take time out from the investment banking industry. He will remain with the Bank until year-end to help manage the transition.

Jürgen Fitschen, Member of the Group Executive Committee and Global Head of Regional Management said, “Herman has strong corporate finance background and deep, longstanding relationships with business leaders in South Africa. I look forward to welcoming him into the team to strengthen our platform in South Africa.” 

Anshu Jain, Member of the Group Executive Committee and Head of Global Markets, said “South Africa continues to be a key market for Deutsche Bank; thanks to the many exciting opportunities its vibrant economy presents. I am confident Herman will allow us to build on our enviable position of strength in the region.”

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