Deutsche Bank appoints Chief Data Officer

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Deutsche Bank has announced that it has appointed its first-ever Chief Data Officer to further strengthen its leadership team in technology and operations.

As Chief Data Officer, JP Rangaswami will play a key role in standardising the Bank's processes, tools and governance around information and in supporting its digital strategy.

Rangaswami will join in January 2015 from Salesforce, the world's largest provider of customer relationship management software, where he has been Chief Scientist since 2010. Rangaswami previously worked at BT Group in a variety of technology roles and prior to that was Global Chief Information Officer at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Earlier in his career, he worked as an economist and financial journalist. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and has an honours degree in Economics from St Xavier's College, University of Calcutta, India.

Rangaswami will be based in London and will report to Kim Hammonds, Global Chief Information Officer and Global Co-Head of Group Technology & Operations (GTO); and Jim Turley, Global Co-Head of GTO.

Kim Hammonds, Global Chief Information Officer and Global Co-Head of GTO at Deutsche Bank, said: 'JP has a track record of partnering closely with senior business leaders to deliver innovation. He will help drive competitive advantage by deepening the Bank's insights into clients and markets, while enhancing its data quality and controls'.

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