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Dr Christine Bortenlänger
Chief Executive and Member of the Board

Dr Christine Bortenlänger
Chief Executive and Member of the Board

Since September 2012 Dr Christine Bortenlänger has been Executive Member of the Board of Deutsches Aktieninstitut. Between 2000 and 2012 Dr. Christine Bortenlänger was a member of the Executive Board of Bayerische Börse AG.

Dr Bortenlänger is member of the supervisory board of Covestro, MTU Aero Engines, Siemens Energy and TÜV Süd as well as of the Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Additionally, she is an honorary member of the Board of Trustees of ifo Institute, the Advisory Board of Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft, the German committee for UNICEF and the Executive Committee of Wirtschaftsbeirat Bayern.

Henriette Peucker
Chief Executive and Member of the Board from 1 July 2024

Henriette Peucker
Chief Executive and Member of the Board from 1 July 2024

Henriette Peucker has become Chief Executive of Deutsches Aktieninstitut on May 1, 2024 and will take over the role of Chief Executive and Member of the Board from Dr. Christine Bortenlänger on July 1, 2024.

Henriette Peucker began her career in political consulting in Paris and Brussels and from 1997 in investment banking at Schroders (later Citigroup) in London. From 2003 to 2010, she was responsible for the political representation of Deutsche Börse Group's interests in Berlin, Luxembourg and Brussels. Subsequently, as a partner at the communications consultancy Hering Schuppener (now FGS Global), she advised companies in various sectors, particularly on regulatory issues. As Deputy Managing Director of the Association of German Banks (Bundesverband deutscher Banken), which she temporarily headed on an interim basis, she was responsible for the "Policy and Innovation" division.

Dr Franz-Josef Leven
Deputy Managing Director

Dr Franz-Josef Leven
Deputy Managing Director

Dr Franz-Josef Leven has been working at Deutsches Aktieninstitut since 1989 and has been Deputy Managing Director since 2013. He studied economics at the University of Cologne and was later a research assistant at the Institute for Transportation Science and the Department of Economics.

From 2010 to 2019, he was lecturer for capital markets at the Institute for Journalism at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. In 2013, he was appointed lecturer at the University of Liechtenstein for Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions, and in 2019 lecturer at the U3L of the Goethe University Frankfurt for Economics, Capital Markets and Economic History.

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