Ute Wolf

Deputy Chairwoman independent shareholders’ representative


Year of birth: 1968
Nationality: German

Place of residence: Düsseldorf, Germany

Year of first appointment to the Supervisory Board: 2018
End of current appointment to the Supervisory Board: 2027


1986 – 1991

Degree course in Mathematics, University of Jena, Graduate Diploma in Mathematics

1991 – 1993  

Traineeship, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt/Main

Professional career

2013 – 03/2023

CFO, Evonik Industries AG, Essen

2007 – 2013  

Head of the Central Finance Department Evonik Industries AG


Head of the Central Finance Department,
RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen

2000 – 2005

Department Head Financial Management,  Metro AG, Düsseldorf
Managing Director, Metro Finance BV, Venlo, the Netherlands

1995 – 2000

Team Leader Risk Management and Financial Planning
Deutsche Telekom AG, Bonn


OTC Derivatives, Key Account Manager
Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt/Mai

1993 – 1995

Equity Analyst, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt/Main

Other supervisory board positions and directorships outside DWS Group

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Klöckner & Co. SE and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee1
  • Member of the Supervisory of

    Infineon Technologies AG1, Neubiberg

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of MTU Aero Engines AG1, Munich (since May 11, 2023)


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