Dr Stefan Hoops

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Head of Executive Division
  • Head of Investment Division


Year of birth: 1980
Nationality: German

Year of first appointment to the Executive Board: 2022 (since 10 June 2022)
End of current appointment to the Executive Board: 2025


  • Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Bayreuth
  • PhD in Economics from the University of Bayreuth

Professional career

Dr Stefan Hoops is CEO and Chairman of the Managing Directors of DWS KGaA. He is also Head of the Investment Division.

Stefan first joined Deutsche Bank Group in Fixed Income Sales in 2003. Between 2006 and 2007 he worked for Lehman Brothers in Germany. In 2008, he moved to Deutsche Bank’s Credit Trading in New York, and took on various leadership roles within Global Markets in the United States and Germany in the following years, including Global Head of Institutional Sales. In October 2018 he was named Head of Global Transaction Banking. From 2019 he headed Deutsche Bank‘s Corporate Bank, which encompasses all of Deutsche Bank‘ corporate and commercial client activities.

Supervisory board positions and other relevant positions

  • Managing Director at SELS Verwaltungs GmbH, Bad Homburg1
  • Chairman of the capital market committee of the Bundesverband deutscher Banken e.V 2
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DWS Grundbesitz GmbH (since 01 July 2022)1,3
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DWS Investment GmbH1,3

1 non-listed company

2 registered association

3 group mandate of DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA

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