Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain dies at 59

Jain Anshu, President of Cantor Fitzgerald appears on CNBC’s Squawk on the Road at the 2020 Environment Financial Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 22nd. 2020.

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Anshu Jain, an Indian-born financial commitment banker who rose to the role of co-CEO at Deutsche Bank, died past evening after a extended struggle with most cancers, his family members declared in a assertion Saturday. He was 59 several years outdated.

Jain, who most just lately served as the president of Cantor Fitzgerald, gained an MBA at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and worked at various economical companies, which include Merrill Lynch, right before relocating to Deutsche Financial institution. He served as co-CEO from 2012 to 2015.

Jain stepped down from his role at Deutsche ahead of his deal ended soon after the financial institution was beset by a string of regulatory difficulties.

His other positions incorporated a purpose as an advisor at fintech company SoFi from 2016 to 2017 and as a trustee of British charity Probability to Glow.

“He thought in challenging operate, meritocracy, running exterior of anticipations or conventional boundaries, positioning relatives first, standing by one’s roots (acquiring turned absent a lot of makes an attempt to Westernize him in an industry that was normally homogenous), in speaking ‘at the margin’ fairly than delivering simple information, in wit and wordplay, in remaining nonmaterialistic, and in the great importance of getting broad-bandwidth and becoming a ‘scholar-athlete,'” his loved ones said in a statement.

“We are grateful to the several individuals who cared for Anshu all over his lifestyle. For us, his legacy is tenacity, honour, and appreciate,” the assertion mentioned.

Jain’s extended relatives contains Ajit Jain, a cousin, who is the vice chairman of insurance policy operations for Berkshire Hathaway.

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