Dirk Goergen

  • CEO of DWS Americas, Global Head of Client Coverage Division
  • Responsible for Sales Management and Sales Strategy globally


Year of birth: 1981
Nationality: German

Year of first appointment to the Executive Board: 2018
End of current appointment to the Executive Board: 2024


  • Apprenticeship as banker (‘Bankkaufmann’)
  • Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Trier, exchange semester at the Trinity College in Dublin (Ireland)

Professional career

Dirk Görgen joined DWS in 2018, where he has since been responsible for setting up and developing the Client Coverage Division. His responsibilities include the global business with wholesale and institutional clients across all asset classes (active, passive, alternatives). Previously, Dirk was Head of Private Clients Sales in Germany at Deutsche Bank. In this role, he was largely responsible for the further development of the digital distribution channels, the traditional branch business and the cooperation with strategic distribution partners.

Previously, Dirk worked for the management consultancy Bain & Company. The focus of his consulting work was on large financial institutions, which he supported in strategy development, the implementation of strong cultures and the realization of major transformation projects.

Supervisory board positions and other relevant positions

  • Member of the Management Board of DWS Investment GmbH1
  • Member of the Management Board of DWS Beteiligungs GmbH1
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of DWS Grundbesitz GmbH1
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DWS Alternatives GmbH1


1 group mandate of DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA

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