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Deutsche Bank appoints Javeed Ameen as COO for MEA.

Deutsche Bank AG announced today the appointment of Javeed Ameen as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Ameen will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and report to Ashok Aram, CEO Middle East and Africa, and Karl von Rohr, Global Chief Operating Officer Regional Management.

Ameen replaces Philippe Vollot who was COO MEA from 2010 to 2015 and has now been appointed Global Head of Regulatory Relationship and Coordination for Government & Regulatory Affairs, based in Frankfurt.

As COO MEA, Ameen will be responsible for overseeing the Bank's infrastructure functions across all businesses and legal entities in the region.

Commenting on the appointment, Ashok Aram, Chief Executive Officer MEA at Deutsche Bank, said: "We are delighted to promote from within our strong bench of internal talent for this important position. Javeed brings a wealth of experience to the role and I'm confident he will be able to further strengthen our franchise as we continue to build our business to serve our clients and regulatory stakeholders in this important region."

Originally from South Africa, Javeed spent his early banking career in Southern Africa. He joined Deutsche Bank Group in 2001 where he has held a variety of Regional Management roles including Chief Country Officer Deutsche Bank Mauritius and Chief Operating Officer Deutsche Bank India. Since 2008 he has held the Chief Operating Officer role in Deutsche Bank Saudi Arabia where he has contributed in building a leading and sustainable platform and since late 2013 has further played an invaluable role in integrating Deutsche Bank Pakistan with the broader MEA region.

Ameen holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters in Business Leadership (MBL) from the University of South Africa.

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Date:Apr 9, 2015
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