Deutsche Bank today announced two appointments within its Corporate Finance group in North America. Allen Blankenship joins as a Managing Director in Corporate Banking Coverage (CBC) Industrials and Michaela Galluzzo joins as a Managing Director in CBC Consumers. Corporate Banking is part of Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions within Corporate Finance at Deutsche Bank and is focused on delivering a broad range of banking and treasury solutions to clients.
Blankenship joins Deutsche Bank from Citi where he was most recently a Senior Corporate Banker responsible for the North American Surface Transportation & Logistics and Diversified Industrials sectors. He has over 23 years experience in Corporate Banking and is expected to join the bank in January, reporting to Stefan James, who joined Deutsche Bank in June as Head of CBC North America.
Galluzzo joins Deutsche Bank from Royal Bank of Scotland where she was responsible for large corporate relationships in the Consumer Products, Retail and Leisure sectors. She has a wealth of experience in Corporate Banking with a career spanning over 16 years. Galluzzo is based in New York and reports to Tim King, Head CBC Consumers North America.
“We continue to invest in our CBC franchise to ensure we have the resources needed to support our market share growth,” said Erich Mauff, Head of Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions North America. “We expect continued activity in the Industrial and Consumer sectors and with Allen and Mica’s extensive experience, we will be well positioned to provide holistic advice to our clients whether it is debt origination, cash management, syndicated loans, structured finance, rates, foreign exchange or trade finance.”