Rüdiger Grube joins Lazard as Chairman, Investment Banking

Press releases — Frankfurt

July 13, 2017

FRANKFURT, 13 July 2017 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Rüdiger Grube, former Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Bahn AG, will join the firm as Chairman, Investment Banking, Germany, effective August 1, 2017.

He will work closely with Eric Fellhauer and Ken-Oliver Fritz, co-heads of Lazard Investment Banking in Germany, and with the firm’s global Financial Advisory network.

Mr. Grube served as CEO of Deutsche Bahn AG from 2009 to 2017. Previously, he held senior management roles at Daimler-Benz since 1996, where he was appointed to the Executive Board in 2001. Prior to that, he worked for Deutsche Aerospace since 1992. He began his business career in 1989 at Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm, after a successful academic career. Mr. Grube has served on numerous boards, including as Chairman of the Board of Directors for EADS from 2005 to 2009. He currently serves on the board of Hamburger Hafen Logistik AG.

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