In his two years at the helm of Deutsche Bank, John Cryan has pinpointed and analyzed its shortcomings with merciless precision. Even his critics aren’t denying that he has done a good job diagnosing the many ailments of the country’s chronically-troubled flagship bank.
But identifying the problems isn’t enough. They’ve got to be solved, and that hasn’t happened yet. Investors are tired of the lawsuits and losses, of the strategic U-turns and the endless stream of negative headlines. They’re putting the taciturn Brit under mounting pressure to show results in his bid to restore the bank’s health.