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Former German bank chief joins Thomson Reuters board

Thomson Reuters on Monday announced the appointment of Wulf von Schimmelmann, former CEO of Germany's largest independent retail bank Deutsche Postbank, to its board of directors.

David Thomson, chairman, said: “Wulf’s background in financial services complements our global strategy. We look forward to having his counsel as we continue to expand our businesses in strategic markets in Europe and around the world.”

Von Schimmelmann, 64, is a director of Accenture and of Western Union; chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Post DHL; and a member of the supervisory board of Maxingvest. He began his career at McKinsey, working in Switzerland, the United States and Germany. ■

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