From 2004 to 2016 Werner Steinmüller was Head of Global Transaction Banking. In this role he was responsible for leading Deutsche Bank’s global efforts in Trade Finance, Cash Management, Institutional Cash and Securities Services and had additional co-responsibilities for the commercial banking business in Germany. From 2003 to 2004 he was Chief Operating Officer for the Bank’s Global Transaction Banking, from 1998 to 2003 he was Head of Global Banking Division Europe, and from 1996 to 1998 he was Co-Head of Corporate Finance Germany. Werner Steinmüller joined Deutsche Bank from Citibank in 1991 and was responsible for the origination of investment banking products and for the execution of ECM transactions. He served as Head of Corporate Relationship Management for Continental Europe and prior to this he was Co-head of the Investment Banking Division for Germany. Werner Steinmueller is chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Postbank AG. Werner Steinmüller studied at the University of Darmstadt and holds a master degree in mechanical engineering and business administration.