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Deutsche Bank Hires Adora Whitaker for FIG Investment Banking

Source: Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 3, 2017-- Deutsche Bank today announced that it has hired Adora Whitaker as a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group (FIG). Whitaker will join the bank’s New York office this spring and report to Celeste Guth, co-head of Global FIG. She joins after nearly a decade at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where she was most recently a Managing Director on the FIG Insurance team.

During her career, Whitaker has advised a number of traditional insurers such as AIG, ING, Genworth and Prudential, as well as non-traditional asset acquirers such as hedge fund Harbinger Capital and private equity firm Apollo.

“Adora has a great understanding of the industry and a unique ability to develop strong relationships with clients and colleagues alike,” said Celeste Guth, co-head of Global FIG. “We’ll look to her to thoughtfully advise clients on strategic activity and deliver the global capabilities of Deutsche Bank to them.”

Mark Fedorcik, head of Corporate and Investment Banking for the Americas added, “We are excited about the opportunities for our franchise in the US and we are committed to making strategic hires to strengthen our platform and capitalize on areas where we see potential for significant growth. We look forward to welcoming Adora this spring.”

Whitaker earned her MBA and a BS in Economics, from Duke University. She is also a CFA Charterholder.

About Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

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