Deutsche Bank sales director heads to Munich Re

Executive Move


Former Deutsche Bank (DWS Group) director of sales Alex Francois has moved to Munich Re to head up business development for Australia and New Zealand. He'll be responsible for market exploration and regional development of the investment management business, focusing on reinsurance capabilities to insurers and superannuation funds.

Before DWS, Francois held senior roles with William Blair Investment Management, Principal Global Investors, and Schroders.

Munich Re Financial Solutions managing director Moritz Seibert said Francois' hire is part of the larger plans for bringing the savings and investments business to Australia and New Zealand. "We are privileged to have Alex on board from the start of this journey, benefiting from his leadership, experience and deep market knowledge."

This story was first reported by Jamie Williamson in Financial Standard.


November 2019

Director of Sales - Asset Management

Deutsche Bank


November 2019

Head of Australia and NZ Business Development - Financial Solutions

Munich Re

News reports on this move

IO&C News
Financial Standard