Head of Global Transaction Banking and Member of the Group Executive Committee Deutsche Bank
Werner Steinmueller is Head of Global Transaction Banking and a member of the Group Executive Committee. He is responsible for leading the global efforts in Cash Management, Trade Finance, Trust & Securities Services and has additional co-responsibilities for the commercial banking business in Germany.
Werner studied at the University of Darmstadt and holds a master degree in mechanical engineering and business administration. From 1980 to 1991 he worked in various positions at Citibank in Germany at last as Head of Corporate Finance covering Germany.
In 1991, Werner joined Deutsche Bank as a Corporate Finance Director where he was responsible for the origination of all investment banking products and for the execution of ECM transactions. He served as Head of Corporate Relationship Management for Continental Europe in 1998 and prior to this he was Co-head of the Investment Banking Division for Germany. From 2003 to 2004, as Chief Operating Officer he was responsible for the Global Banking Division and Global Transaction Banking. In 2004, Werner became Head of Global Transaction Banking and in 2009 he has been appointed to the Group Executive Committee (GEC) of Deutsche Bank AG.
Werner Steinmueller is a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Postbank AG and chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank Nederland N.V.
GTB Head for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and a member of the GTB Executive Committee
Stefan started his carrier at Deutsche Bank in 1997 as a trainee in the capital markets area of Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in London. After filling several roles in foreign exchange trading in Frankfurt and Singapore, in 2004 he became Head of Foreign Exchange Options Trading in Germany. A year later, he was appointed head of Sales and Trading for Foreign Exchange at Deutsche Bank in Germany. In 2010 he became Global Head of Capital Market Sales and a member of the GTB Executive Committee. In 2011, he was appointed GTB Head for the EMEA region.
After completing his bank apprenticeship at Frankfurter Hypothekenbank in Frankfurt, Stefan studied economics and business administration at the University of Saarbrücken, where he obtained the degree “Diplom-Kaufmann” in 1997.
Nelius De Groot
Global Head of Financial Institutions & Securities Sales
Nelius De Groot is the Global Head of Financial Institutions & Securities Sales and a member of the Global Transaction Banking (GTB) Executive Committee. He joined Deutsche Bank in New York in 1997 and has performed a range of management roles in the Markets division, both in the New York and London offices.
Prior to moving to GTB in August, De Groot was Head of the GFX Global Client Solutions Group with responsibility for the Foreign Exchange electronic and platform businesses. He was previously Chief Operating Officer for the Institutional Client Group and prior to that for the Global Rates business.
De Groot started his career in financial services in 1989 at the Equities division of Barclays de Zoete Wedd. He moved to Swiss Bank Corporation in 1993, performing various roles for the Debt and Equity businesses in the corporation’s London, Stockholm and New York offices.
De Groot holds a B.Sc in Computer Science from University College Dublin.
Global Head of Trust & Securities Services and Cash Management Financial Institutions
Satvinder Singh is the Global Head, Trust & Securities Services and Cash Management Financial Institutions, and a member of the GTB Executive Committee.
Singh joined Deutsche Bank in November 2011. He was previously with Citigroup where he was Managing Director and Direct Custody and Clearing Business Head for Global Transaction Services Business across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Prior to joining Citigroup in 2008, Singh was with HSBC as Global Head of Sales and Relationship Management for the Direct Clearing and Custody Business. He spent 14 years with HSBC, filling various roles in the Direct Clearing and Custody Business across multiple geographies, including India and Hong Kong.
Singh holds an MBA from Durham University, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, India.
Regional Head Americas, Global Transaction Banking
Susan Skerritt is Managing Director and Regional Head of the Global Transaction Banking (GTB) division of Deutsche Bank. Based in New York, she is responsible for leading the Americas efforts in Cash Management, Trade Finance, and Trust & Securities Services.
Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, from 2006 to 2013, Susan was an Executive Vice President with Bank of New York Mellon, where she led businesses and strategic initiatives across the cash, trade and trust services space. Before that she was a Partner and Director at Treasury Strategies, Inc., where she was responsible for the corporate practice. With more than thirty years of transaction banking experience, Susan has also held senior positions with Morgan Stanley, Ernst & Young and Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company.
Susan has an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Kirkland (Hamilton) College.
Global Head of Trade Finance & Cash Management for Corporates
Michael Spiegel is Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates (TFCMC) within Global Transaction Banking, based in London.
Spiegel has held several senior positions at Deutsche Bank, including Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates, EMEA (excl. Germany), where he was the driving force behind the global roll‐out of Deutsche Bank's fully integrated Vendor Finance solution and TFCMC's efforts to increase its presence in MENA. Prior to that, Spiegel was Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates, Americas, a position he held from 2005 till 2007 based in New York. In this role, he was instrumental in the region’s expansion into new products and strengthening of the infrastructure.
Before joining GTB, Michael served as a Global Relationship Manager where he co‐headed the Global Banking Division's Relationship Management consumer team.
Spiegel began his professional career in Deutsche Bank’s Credit Risk Management Group in 1987. He holds a BA in Banking from the Bank Academy in Frankfurt, Germany.