Deutsche Bank announces search for new head of AM

Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan has written an open message to all staff announcing the departure of Quintin Price, head of Deutsche Asset Management, on health grounds.

Without disclosing other details of the medical needs required, Cryan said in his message that a search has begun to find a replacement to lead the asset management business, while Jon Eilbeck, global COO and regional head for Asia Pacific at Deutsche AM will “lead responsibilities for the business” in the meantime.

The message reads:

Dear Colleagues,

In mid-April I wrote to you about Quintin Price, Head of Deutsche Asset Management, who had informed us that he required a period of medical leave.

After consulting further with his doctors since that time, Quintin has now informed us that he will be unable to reassume his role and return to Deutsche Bank.

Quintin remains focused on his treatment plan, and I know that you will join me in wishing him well and in thanking him for his contributions since joining us in 2015.

The Supervisory Board has begun to search for a successor to lead Deutsche Asset Management. In the meantime, Jon Eilbeck, Global Chief Operating Officer and Regional Head for Asia Pacific at Deutsche Asset Management, will continue to lead operational responsibilities for the business, and I will continue to represent Asset Management on the Management Board in accordance with the Bank’s business allocation plan.

I am grateful for your ongoing commitment and focus during this period of transition.

Yours sincerely,

John Cryan


Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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