Dr Asoka Woehrmann

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Head of Executive Division


Year of birth: 1965
Nationality: German

Year of first appointment to the Executive Board: 2018
End of current appointment to the Executive Board: 2024


  • Diploma in Economics of the University of Bielefeld
  • Doctor’s degree (Dr.rer.pol.) from the University of Magdeburg

Professional career

Asoka is CEO and Chairman of the Managing Directors of DWS KGaA, based in Frankfurt. Previously, Woehrmann served as Head of the Private Client business in Germany of the Private & Commercial Bank (PCB) of Deutsche Bank.

Before joining PCB in 2015, Asoka spent 17 years at DWS, working in various managerial functions, including serving as its global Chief Investment Officer. Before that, he held leading positions within the Fixed Income, Multi Asset, Absolute Return and Currency divisions of the asset manager’s fund platform. Asoka started his career as a portfolio manager in 1998.

Supervisory board positions and other relevant positions

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DWS Investment GmbH1
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DWS Grundbesitz GmbH (since July 9, 2020)1

1 group mandate of DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA

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