Josef Ackermann is a Swiss businessperson who has been at the head of 12 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman at Zurich Financial Services Ltd. and Chairman for Bank of Cyprus Public Co. Ltd.
He is also on the board of China Banking Regulatory Commission (China), The Conference Board, Inc., Renova Management AG and Renova Management AG (Switzerland).
Josef Ackermann previously occupied the position of Chairman of St. Gallen Foundation for International Studies, Chairman for Zurich Insurance Group AG, Chairman at Bank of Cyprus Holdings Plc, Chairman-Management Board & CEO at Deutsche Bank AG Chairman-Management Board & CEO of Deutsche Bank AG (Private Banking), Chairman-Management Board & CEO for Deutsche Bank AG (Broker) and Chief Executive Officer for Deutsche Bank AG (Fund Distributor) (which are all subsidiaries of Deutsche Bank AG), President for Credit Suisse AG, Vice Chairman-Foundation Board at Forum Mondial de L'Economie and Chairman at The Institute of International Finance, Inc.
Dr. Ackermann received a doctorate from the University of St. Gallen.