Deutsche Bank Names Wealth Management Head

Jerry W. Miller has been appointed head of the asset and wealth management division for the Americas at Deutsche Bank.

Miller is based in New York and reports to Michele Faissola, head of asset and wealth management. He joins the firm’s executive committee on asset and wealth management, and will chair the division’s America’s Executive Committee. Miller will also join the Deutsche Bank North America Executive Committee.

Miller has extensive leadership experience in asset and wealth management. From 2006 to 2010, he worked at Morgan Stanley, first leading the central division of the global wealth management business, then as president and CEO of Van Kampen Investments. Before that he spent more than two decades at Merrill Lynch, ultimately as a member of the senior leadership team at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.

Miller joins the asset and wealth management division from Lightyear Capital LLC, a private equity firm, where he was a senior adviser responsible for the acquisition of financial services companies, with a focus on investment management and wealth management firms.