Dr Karen Kuder

Chief Administrative Officer


Year of birth: 1973
Nationality: German

Year of first appointment to the Executive Board: 2022
End of current appointment to the Executive Board: 2025


  • Trained as a bank clerk at Deutsche Bank AG, Dresden
  • Studied law at the University of Augsburg and the Technical University of
  • Received her doctorate from the Technical University of Darmstadt

Professional career

Karen Kuder joined Deutsche Bank AG in 2001 and worked in a variety of areas in the
legal department in Frankfurt, London, New York and Luxembourg. She has been
Associate General Counsel since 2014 and Managing Director since 2015. In the years
following, she held various managerial positions with global responsibility in the legal
department. From 2018 to 2020, she was Chief Governance Officer of Deutsche Bank AG.
From 2020 to 2022, she was General Counsel of the Deutsche Bank Group, responsible
for Legal, Group Governance and Data Privacy.

Supervisory board positions and other relevant positions

  • Non-Executive Member of the Board of the DWS USA Corporation (since 23 June 2023)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of DB Privat- und Geschäftskunden AG, later DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG (2016-2020)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A. (2020-2022)

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