Asoka Woehrmann

Asoka Woehrmann

Formal First Name
1965 - present

Asoka Woehrmann is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Managing Directors of DWS Group, responsible for more than €800 billion, and Senior Group Director of Deutsche Bank AG for the asset management business. Woehrmann has a long-standing international leadership experience and comprehensive knowledge of global financial markets and the asset management industry. He joined DWS in 1998 as a portfolio manager and later worked in various global leadership roles within the fixed income, multi asset, absolute return and currency divisions of the firm. He started his career as a research fellow and lecturer at the Technical University Vienna and the University of Magdeburg.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Woehrmann led the Private Clients business of Deutsche Bank's Private & Commercial bank in Germany

  • Before that, he served as Global Chief Investment Officer of the DWS Group, responsible for the entire fund management platform of the firm.

  • During his time at PCB, he was part of Christian Sewing‘s and Frank Strauß’s senior leadership team responsible for transforming the private clients business as well as integrating Postbank into the bank.