Score One For The Boat Rockers At Deutsche Bank

CEO-to-be Breuer is a true believer in transforming the bank

Last winter, Rolf-Ernst Breuer confided to friends that he was so fed up with the infighting among top managers at Deutsche Bank that he was thinking about leaving. Instead, the 58-year-old director's career just took a dramatic turn in the opposite direction. On Oct. 30, the bank that hired Breuer as an apprentice in 1956 announced that he will take over when chief executive Hilmar Kopper retires next May.

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