Mark Cullen

Chief Executive Officer DWS Americas and Chief Operating Officer


Year of birth: 1955
Nationality: Australian

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


  • Bachelor of Economics and Politics from Monash University, Melbourne (Australia)
  • Bachelor of Education from Monash University

Professional career

Mark Cullen has worked for Deutsche Bank Group since 1992, most recently as Global Head of Group Audit. He has held a number of senior roles within the group, including as Global Chief Operating Officer of Deutsche Asset Management from 2004 until 2012. He started his career in 1982 at Bain & Company and became a partner of the firm in 1985.

Supervisory board positions and other relevant positions

  • Member of the Management Board of Harvest Fund Management Co. Limited, China1,2
  • Chief Executive Officer of DWS USA Corporation1


1 group mandate of DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA
2 not publicly listed company, minority shareholding of DWS Goup GmbH & Co. KGaA

CIO View