Dr Paul Achleitner
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Deutsche Bank AG
Since May 2012, Paul Achleitner (born 1956 in Linz, Austria) serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG.
He was educated at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and Harvard Business School (HBS), holds a Ph.D. from HSG and an honorary professorship from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. After four years at Bain & Co. in Boston he joined Goldman Sachs in 1988 where he served in New York, London and Frankfurt in various capacities, since 1994 as a partner of the firm. Between 2000 and 2012 Paul Achleitner was CFO of Allianz in Munich.
Besides chairing the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank Paul Achleitner serves on the Supervisory Boards of Bayer and Daimler as well as on the Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alfred Herrhausen Society, Chairman of the German Government Commission of Capital Markets Experts and Co-Chairman of the Hong Kong / Europe Business Council. Paul Achleitner is a member of the International Advisory Board of Allianz, the Board of Trustees of the Brookings Institution, the European Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School and the Advisory Council of the Munich Security Conference.