Studies, Univ. of St Gallen (HSG), Switzerland and Harvard Business School; PhD, HSG. Four years at Bain & Co., Boston. 1988, joined Goldman Sachs; since 1994, Partner. 2000-12, CFO, Allianz, Munich. Currently, Chairman, Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank. Board Member: Bayer, Daimler. Shareholders Cttee, Henkel. Member: Intl Advisory Board, Allianz; Board of Trustees, Brookings Institution; European Advisory Board, Harvard Business School; Advisory Council, Munich Security Conf. Co-Chairman, Hong Kong/Europe Business Council. Honorary Prof., WHU.