Dubai – MENA Herald: Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management announced today the appointment of Albert Trinkl as Head of Institutional Asset Management MENA, Global Client Group, effective September 1, 2015. Trinkl will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) and reports functionally to Barbara Rupf Bee, Head of Global Client Group EMEA and from a local regulatory management perspective to Nadeem Masud, Chief Country Officer, Deutsche Bank AG UAE.

Over a 25-year career in financial services, Trinkl has worked in a variety of senior positions spanning investment and client management in Europe, the Middle East and Australia. He joins the Deutsche Bank Group from Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH where he was Head of Institutional Clients Middle East, Africa & Australia since 2012. Trinkl has spent the last 18 years “on the ground” in the Middle East and counts HSBC, ADIC and ADIA amongst his former employers.

Utilising his rich experience and thorough knowledge of the Asset Management industry, Trinkl will be responsible for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management´s Institutional Asset Management team in the MENA region, working in partnership with all Deutsche Bank Group businesses to drive new business opportunities and to develop the Bank’s business and asset management client base.

Barbara Rupf Bee, Head of Global Client Group EMEA said: “We are delighted to bring the expertise and informed perspective of an accomplished and knowledgeable asset management executive of Albert’s experience into our organisation. I am confident our MENA clients will derive significant value from his knowledge and proven industry track record and will find him an engaged and informed partner.

Nadeem Masud, Chief Country Officer, Deutsche Bank AG UAE, added: “The deployment of such a well recognised regional industry professional is further evidence of Deutsche Bank Group’s commitment to the Middle East and North Africa and its belief in the great potential of the market here.”