How Deutsche Bank cleared out MDs, relied more on VPs

If you’re employed for an funding financial institution in the present day, vice chairman (VP) often is the function to have. One London headhunter says all of the hiring proper now appears to be for VP stage workers. He wasn’t speaking about Deutsche Bank particularly, however Deutsche’s current London headcount adjustments appear to lend weight to the remark.

Deutsche hasn’t employed VPs, however it has turn into more dependent upon them. In the 4 years to 2020, new figures launched on Companies House counsel Deutsche reduce its general London headcount by 9%. Its VP headcount fell by solely 2%.

As a consequence, VPs have gone from 35% to 38% of Deutsche’s London headcount. Managing administrators (MDs) – who’ve had their numbers trimmed by 18%, have gone from 8% to 7% of the entire over the identical interval.

The chart beneath covers 2019, when Deutsche reduce its equities enterprise (seemingly with restricted impression on headcount). The financial institution stays within the strategy of trimming assist features.

DB did not reply to a request to remark on the evolution of its London workforce. 

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