Changing Sides

Former French Central Banker and Regulator Takes on Tough Task at Deutsche Bank

Banque de France Source DPA
Mrs. Matheson started working for the Banque de France in 1986.
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    Sylvie Matherat is moving from France’s central bank to Deutsche Bank, where she will help deal with banking regulators and become the only woman in top management.

  • Facts

    Facts

    • Sylvie Matherat began her career at Société Générale and also worked at BNP Paribas.
    • She worked for more than 20 years at the French central bank, most recently in charge of financial regulation.
    • Her switch from the central bank to the private sector was vetted by an ethics panel and approved.
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