Former Bertelsmann SE Chief Executive Officer Thomas Middelhoff faces a criminal probe by German prosecutors over suspicions he gave false testimony about the demise of the late Leo Kirch’s media group.
Deutsche Bank AG co-Chief Executive Officer Juergen Fitschen, already facing a tax evasion case, was added to suspects in a probe of former bank executives’ testimony in a lawsuit filed by Leo Kirch’s media group.
Deutsche Bank AG Chairman Clemens Boersig wants to finish his search for a successor to Chief Executive Officer Josef Ackermann by September, Financial Times Deutschland reported, without saying where it got the information.
Paul Achleitner stood before about 120 media executives and government officials at Sanssouci Palace -- the former summer residence near Berlin of Prussian King Frederick the Great -- to honor European Central Bank President Mario Draghi for his work to save the euro.
Axel Weber’s decision to join Switzerland’s UBS AG robs Deutsche Bank AG of a potential replacement for Chief Executive Officer Josef Ackermann and adds to pressure on Germany’s biggest bank to map out a succession plan, investors said.
Deutsche Bank AG, Germany’s biggest bank, may name investment-banking head Anshu Jain co-chief executive officer alongside a German-speaking board member to succeed Josef Ackermann, people familiar with matter said.
The jury in the trial of former Galleon Group LLC trader Zvi Goffer heard from a disbarred lawyer who told of using prepaid cell phones to pass along merger tips gleaned from his former law firm and taking cash- stuffed envelopes in return.
Josef Ackermann, a beacon of corporate Germany as chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank AG for the last nine years, may become the first top manager to skirt rules the lender espoused to toughen management supervision.