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Josephine Ackerman

Deputy Global Head and Chief Operating Officer, Art, Culture & Sports Division, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Josephine Ackerman

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Josephine Ackerman joined Deutsche Bank in 2012, initially managing various strategy projects. In 2015 she won an award as Germany’s best project manager under the age of 35; she is regarded as an intrapreneur and management talent, and has worked for the bank’s global chairpersons on the strategic orientation of its Corporate Social Responsibility Agenda. Since assuming her current role in 2016, she has developed many of the bank’s key art and culture projects, including its new cultural centre in Berlin, the Palais Populaire, which opens in September 2018. Ackerman studied business at Viadrina European University and art history at the Goethe University Frankfurt.

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