Oliver Behrens is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Europe Holding SE, Morgan Stanley Europe SE and Morgan Stanley Bank AG. He is also board member of Morgan Stanley International Limited. Oliver joined the firm in January 2015 as CEO of Morgan Stanley Bank AG and Country Head for Germany and Austria.
With more than 35 years of banking experience, Oliver advises Morgan Stanley clients on a broad array of financial and strategic matters as well as general corporate finance themes.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Oliver spent nine years at DekaBank in Frankfurt where he was responsible for the Asset Management business and later also the Institutional Sales and Trading segment. In January 2007, he joined the Board of DekaBank where he served in the positions of Deputy Chairman and Chairman over the years.
Oliver had started his professional career with a banking apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank AG and he stayed within the Asset Management business of Deutsche Bank Group until the end of 2005. Among other positions, he led the global money market fund business as well as the short-term bond fund segment and also the Institutional Sales and Trading business. Over the years, Oliver had also leading positions in the offices in Singapore and Luxembourg.