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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.
John Cryan, born in 1960, became a member of our Management Board on July 1, 2015 as Co-Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Cryan became a member of Deutsche Bank’s Supervisory Board in 2013, and served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee. Upon becoming Co-CEO, he stepped down from the Supervisory Board. Mr. Cryan will become sole CEO when Co-CEO Jürgen Fitschen steps down in May 2016.
Mr. Cryan was President for Europe at Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd., the Singaporean investment company, from 2012 to 2014. Previously, he was Group Chief Financial Officer of UBS AG from 2008 to 2011, having worked in corporate finance and client advisory roles at UBS and SG Warburg in London, Munich and Zurich from 1987.
He began his career as a trainee chartered accountant at Arthur Andersen in London. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge.
Jürgen Fitschen, born in 1948, became a member of our Management Board on April 1, 2009. Since 2012 he has been Co-Chairman of the Management Board, which he will leave after the end of the General Meeting 2016.
Mr. Fitschen has been with Deutsche Bank since 1987, was already a member of the Management Board from 2001 to the beginning of 2002 and has been a member of the Group Executive Committee since 2002. He first took on functional responsibility for global Regional Management in 2005 and since June 2012 has held functional responsibility for the bank’s Regional Management worldwide, with the exception of the bank’s European region but including Germany and the UK.
From 1975 to 1987, he worked at Citibank in Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main in various positions. In 1983 he was appointed member of the Executive Committee Germany of Citibank.
Mr. Fitschen studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of Hamburg and graduated in 1975 with a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Stuart Wilson Lewis, born in 1965, became a member of our Management Board on June 1, 2012. He is our Chief Risk Officer.
He joined Deutsche Bank in 1996. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. 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.
He 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.
Sylvie Matherat, born in 1962, became a member of our Management Board on November 1, 2015. She is our Chief Regulatory Officer.
Ms. Matherat joined Deutsche Bank in 2014 as Global Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs.
She came from Banque de France where she was Deputy Director General and responsible for regulation and financial stability issues, payment and settlement infrastructures, banking services, and the Target 2 Securities project. Ms. Matherat previously held various positions at the Banking Supervisory Authority and in the private sector.
Ms. Matherat studied public law and finance at the Institut d´Etudes Politique de Paris, France, and holds a master degree in law and political sciences. She was awarded the Legion d'Honneur in 2014.
Henry Ritchotte, born in 1963, became a member of our Management Board on June 1, 2012. He is our Chief Operating Officer and since May 2015 also Chief Digital Officer.
He joined Deutsche Bank in 1995. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Ritchotte held the position of Chief Operating Officer for the Corporate & Investment Bank from 2010 to 2012, having previously been COO for the Global Markets division. He played a decisive role in the strategic recalibration and further integration of the Corporate & Investment Bank. His previous roles at Deutsche Bank include serving as Head of Global Markets in Tokyo.
Mr. Ritchotte joined Deutsche Bank in 1995 in fixed income sales after starting his career with Merrill Lynch in New York in 1993.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Haverford College, a Master’s degree in East Asian Studies and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Karl von Rohr, born in 1965, became a member of our Management Board on November 1, 2015. He is our Chief Administrative Officer.
Mr. von Rohr joined Deutsche Bank in 1998. Since 2013 he has been Global Chief Operating Officer, Regional Management. Prior to this, he was Head of Human Resources for Deutsche Bank in Germany and member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank PGK AG. During his time at Deutsche Bank he held various senior management positions in Germany and Belgium.
Mr. von Rohr studied law at the universities of Bonn (Germany), Kiel (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and at Cornell University (USA).
Marcus Schenck, born in 1965, became a member of our Management Board on May 21, 2015. He is our Chief Financial Officer.
In January 2015, Mr. Schenck joined Deutsche Bank from Goldman Sachs International, where he was Partner and Head of Investment Banking Services for Europe, Middle East & Africa. Additionally, he was a member of the Operating Committee of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Schenck was Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Management Board of German energy supplier E.ON.
From 1997 to 2006, he held a number of senior positions at Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt. Prior to that, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Mr. Schenck holds a “Diplom-Volkswirt” degree from the University of Bonn and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cologne.
Christian Sewing, born in 1970, became a member of our Management Board on January 1, 2015. He is responsible for Private & Business Clients.
Mr. Sewing joined Deutsche Bank in 1989. He was Head of Group Audit from June 2013 to May 2015, prior to which he held a number of management positions in Risk. From 2012 to 2013, he was Deputy Chief Risk Officer and Head of Risk Management and Risk Strategy. 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, Mr. Sewing was a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank.
Before graduating with a diploma from the Bankakademie Bielefeld and Hamburg, he completed a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in 1989.