Former Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann

Former Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann

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Josef Ackermann, then chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank AG, is seen in this 2010 photo. As the bank's CEO, Ackermann helped transform a German-focused institution into Europe’s largest investment bank, steering the company through the global financial turmoil of 2008 and ensuing euro-region fiscal crisis.