Chairman, Americas Advisory Board,
Deutsche Bank Americas
Seth Waugh joined Deutsche Bank in April 2000 as Regional Head of Global Markets and Equities and Vice Chairman of the Americas Executive Committee. Mr. Waugh was appointed CEO of Corporate and Investment Banking in the Americas in 2001 and the following year was named CEO of Deutsche Bank Americas and Chairman of the Americas Executive Committee.
Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Waugh was CEO of Quantitative Financial Strategies (QFS), a $2.5 billion hedge fund located in Greenwich, Conn. Prior to his role at QFS, he spent 11 years at Merrill Lynch in a variety of capacities in the Fixed Income Division, most recently as Senior Vice President and Co-Head of Global Debt Markets. Earlier in his career, Mr. Waugh managed the Corporate Bond and International Trading desks at Salomon Brothers.
Mr. Waugh's industry positions include board seats with the Securities Industry Association and The Clearing House. In addition, he is the Deutsche Bank Americas representative to the Financial Services Forum, an organization comprised of 20 CEOs from the largest and most diversified financial institutions in the United States.
Mr. Waugh is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, which administers the philanthropic activities of Deutsche Bank within the United States, Canada and Latin America. Mr. Waugh's philanthropic endeavors also include positions on the boards of the YMCA of Greater New York, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Greater New York, the Partnership for New York City, St. Vincent's Services of Brooklyn, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, N.J., and he is a member of the Winthrop University Hospital Board of Regents in Syosset, N.Y.
A graduate of Amherst College, Mr. Waugh earned dual B.A. degrees in Economics and English.