Deutsche Bank announced General Counsel Florian Drinhausen will leave the company on May 31 by mutual agreement.

The bank will decide on a successor at the position in the near future. Until then, the legal department will be managed directly by designated Chief Legal Officer Stefan Simon.

Drinhausen joined Deutsche Bank in 2014 from the law firm Linklaters. He was initially responsible for the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions as general counsel. In 2016, he also assumed responsibility for the bank’s governance structures, and in 2018 he was appointed head of the legal department and general counsel.