Deutsche Boerse AG (DB1Gn.DE)
17 Nov 2017
* Company can now function with "untainted leader" - investor (Adds reaction from Weimer, Faber, 2016 CEO compensation details)
FRANKFURT, Nov 16 Deutsche Boerse on Thursday named the banker Theodor Weimer to assume the German exchange operator's helm in January as it attempts to move beyond an insider trading probe and a failed mega merger. Weimer, who has headed Unicredit's Germany unit, will take the reins from Carsten Kengeter, who has resigned amid the ongoing insider trading investigation while denying any wrongdoing. (Reporting by Tom Sims; Editing by Arno Schuetze)
FRANKFURT, Nov 16 Deutsche Boerse's supervisory board is to meet on Thursday to pick a successor to Chief Executive Carsten Kengeter, and Unicredit's Theodor Weimer is the directors' favourite candidate, daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) reported.
* Weimer is former investment banker (Adds background, shares)
FRANKFURT, Nov 15 Theodor Weimer, the head of Unicredit's Germany unit, is a serious contender for the helm of Deutsche Boerse, a person familiar with the search said on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT, Oct 29 Deutsche Boerse's board has a shortlist of potential candidates for chief executive and hopes to make a final decision before the end of the year, the board's chairman said in an interview with a German newspaper published on Sunday.
FRANKFURT The search is already on for a new chief of Deutsche Boerse with the aim of finding a candidate by the end of the year, the company's finance chief told analysts on Friday.
* New CEO needs good relations with politicians - shareholder rep (Updates details, background, quotes)
FRANKFURT, Oct 27 The search is already on for a new chief of Deutsche Boerse with the aim of finding a candidate by the end of the year, the company's finance chief told analysts on Friday.
FRANKFURT Deutsche Boerse's embattled chief executive Carsten Kengeter is stepping down amid continuing allegations of insider trading, the German exchange operator announced on Thursday, hours before the company issued a profit warning.