Claire Peel, DWS’s Chief Financial Officer, has informed DWS about her intention to resign as a member of the DWS Executive Board towards the end of Q3 2023. The shareholder of DWS Management GmbH will initiate a thorough search process to appoint a new Chief Financial Officer for DWS within the next weeks. The search process will include both internal and external candidates. Claire Peel, who has been CFO since 2018, will continue in her role until her departure date and will ensure an orderly handover.
“With Claire Peel, we will lose an excellent CFO who is highly appreciated in the capital market. She has been instrumental in supporting the company in a challenging phase since the IPO and helping to further develop our capital markets’ reputation. We wish her all the best for the future. We will initiate a proper succession process in due course in which we will consider not only internal candidates but will also screen the market for suitable external candidates.”Karl von Rohr, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DWS.
“Claire Peel is a great leader who has had a significant impact on our company. While being our credible face to the market she has ensured that our finance organization has been able to meet the highest standards of the capital markets. But most of all, she is a great colleague, and we will sincerely miss her. We wish her all the best for the next important step in her career.”Stefan Hoops, CEO of DWS.