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Axel Schwarzer

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Axel Schwarzer, born 1958, German citizen
Head Vontobel Asset Management since 4 May 2011

About the Education

1st and 2nd Law examinations, Johann Gutenberg University in Mainz and Frankfurt, Germany

Professional background

Since 4 May 2011

Head Vontobel Asset Management

1989-2010

Deutsche Bank:

2009-2010

Vice Chairman of Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM) and Global Head of Relationship Management at DWS Investments, Frankfurt, Germany

2005-2009

CEO of DWS Investments (formerly Scudder) and Head of Deutsche Asset Management Americas, New York, US

1999-2005

Head of Sales, Products, Marketing and Services for DWS Investments and European Head of Distribution for the institutional and fund business of Deutsche Bank Asset Management, Frankfurt, Germany

1997-1999

Head of Sales Support and later Head of Securities Product Management for the German Private and Retail Bank of Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

1989-1997

Various operational and strategic functions in the Private Banking division of Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

Mandates

Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fink und Fuchs Public Relations AG, Wiesbaden, Germany