Prof. Dr. Clemens Börsig

Dr. Clemens Boersig has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Deutsche Bank Foundation since January 2013. Dr. Boersig joined Deutsche Bank in 1999 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. At the beginning of 2001, he became a member of Deutsche Bank’s Management Board and one year later also took on additional responsibilities as the Chief Risk Officer. From May 2006 to May 2012, Dr. Boersig was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG. Since June 2012 he has been a member of the bank’s European Advisory Board. Prior to his career at Deutsche Bank, he spent almost three years at RWE AG, Essen, the leading German power company, where he was a member of the management board and Chief Financial Officer. He had previously worked for twelve years at Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, in various senior executive roles culminating as a member of the management. Between 1977 and 1985, he was with the Mannesmann Group, Düsseldorf, first in the Corporate Planning Department and subsequently, from 1984, as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of the Mannesmann-Tally business unit.

Dr. Clemens Boersig was born in 1948 in Achern/Baden. He is married and lives in Frankfurt am Main. After completing his studies in Business Administration and Mathematics at Mannheim University in 1973, he worked as an assistant professor at the Universities of Mannheim and Munich from 1973 to 1977. He received his doctorate (Dr. rer. pol) from Mannheim University in 1975 and has held a honorary professorship from Munich University since 1995.

Dr. Clemens Boersig has supervisory board mandates at Bayer AG, Daimler AG and Linde AG and is a member of the board of directors at Emerson Electric Company. He is also a Trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRSF).

Among his engagements in research, education and training Dr. Boersig is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the European School of Management and Technology (esmt). Furthermore, Dr. Boersig is Chairman of the Management Board of the Friends of the Historical College in Munich.

His cultural activities include the Chairmanship of the Management Board of the Cultural Committee of German Business in the Federation of German Industries (BDI) e.V., membership on the Board of Directors of the New York Philharmonics, Chairmanship of the Board of Trustees of the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden e.V., as well as the function of a Trustee of Friends of Bayreuth e.V.