FRANKFURT, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Deutsche Financial institution’s Paul Achleitner was one of the best paid chairman of a German blue-chip firm final yr, in response to a examine printed Tuesday.
Achleitner, whose wage was 7.3% increased than a yr earlier, ousted Deutsche’s chief government in 2018, and the financial institution reported its first annual revenue in 4 years.
However the financial institution continues to be struggling to maintain the restoration and expects to make a loss in 2019. Earlier this yr, Deutsche introduced plans to chop 18,000 jobs and shut down some operations after it known as off merger talks with rival Commerzbank.
Deutsche Financial institution declined to touch upon Achleitner’s pay.
Achleitner, a former government at Goldman Sachs and Allianz, has been Deutsche’s chairman since 2012 and oversaw a number of CEO adjustments. Throughout that interval, the financial institution has additionally paid billions of euros in fines and settlements, whereas its share worth has plummeted.
Achleitner is within the technique of discovering a successor for when his time period ends in 2022, individuals acquainted with the matter mentioned.
In August, Achleitner purchased Deutsche Financial institution shares price practically 1 million euros ($1.11 million). ($1 = 0.9104 euros) (Reporting by Hans Seidenstuecker; Writing by Tom Sims; enhancing by Louise Heavens)