Anshu Jain, co-chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, spent 18 years climbing to the top of
Germany's largest lender. Now he's
facing an even greater challenge, fending off allegations of wrongdoing by
investment bankers and trying to boost capital.
Jain, an Indian-born British citizen who built a career as a
London-based investment banker and speaks little German, remained silent as
guests gathered for his debut speech last June at Berlin’s InterContinental
hotel raised their voices in praise of the fatherland.
It was a moment that captured the 50-year-old banker’s dilemma: While he works to keep
biggest lender anchored in Europe’s largest
economy, many Germans see him as an outsider selling products they don’t
Is Jain being set up to take the fall when the economy tumbles? Find out more at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-28/no-german-jain-bringing-deutsche-bank-to-world-as-customer-s-man.html