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Professor Christian Strenger

Member of the supervisory board
Christian Strenger, Member of the supervisory board, Deutsche Asset Management Investment GmbH


Graduate Studies:

University of Cologne (1965 -1969) Master of Business Administration (Banking, Finance, Taxation)

Past Activities:

  • Member of the German Government Commission on Corporate Governance (2001 - 2016)
  • Initiator and Member: German Panel on Corporate Governance (author of the Code of Best Practice for quoted German companies)
  • Current Activities:

    • Chairman or Board Member of:
      - Deutsche Asset Management Investment GmbH (Germany's largest fund manager)
      - The Germany Funds, New York (Chairman)
    • World Bank - OECD Global Corporate Governance Forum: - Deputy Chairman of the Private Sector Advisory Group
    • International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN): Chairman 2005/2006 and current member and holder of the Life-Time Achiever Award for Corporate Governance
    • Adviser for capital markets, corporate finance and asset management matters
    • Academic director, Center for Corporate Goverance, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

      Professional Career:

      • Bank Training with Merck. Finck & Co. Munich (private bankers) (1962 -1964)
      • Corporate Finance and Asset Management Traineeships (1970-1971)
        - Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., New York; S.G. Warburg, London
      • Deutsche Bank Head Office Frankfurt: Investment Banking activities in Northern Europe (1972 -1982)
      • Deutsche Bank, London Branch: General Manager (incl. Asset Management) (1982 -1985)
      • Deutsche Bank, New York: Chief Executive Investment Banking North America (1986 -1991 )
      • DWS Investment GmbH, Frankfurt/Main (Germany's and Europe's leading mutual fund manager with assets of 120 billion): Managing Director and CEO (1991-1999)

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