"The Future of the Global Economy" with Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on March 2, 2016


"The Future of the Global Economy" with Dr. Paul Achleitner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG
Moderated by Dr. John Lipsky, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute

Dr. Achleitner’s breadth and scope of experience in the corporate and financial sectors on both sides of the Atlantic, and his familiarity with key policy issues, have provided him with a unique participant’s perspective on the principal challenges currently facing the global economy and world financial markets. In addition, his insider’s knowledge of European issues — and Germany’s viewpoint — will provide important insights for the Johns Hopkins SAIS community.


6:00pm - 7:00pm Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Camera setup will take place from 5:00pm to 5:30pm. 


Kenney Herter Auditorium, Nitze Building
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036


The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press may complete the registration form for access to cover the event.

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Stacy A. Anderson
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About the speaker

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 PhD 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 European Financial Services Round Table, Chairman of the German Government Commission of Capital Markets Experts, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the HSG Foundation (University of St. Gallen) and Co-Chairman of the Hong Kong / Europe Business Council. 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.


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