Klaus-Peter Müller is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Commerzbank, a leading German financial institution. After occupying several positions, including in Düsseldorf, Duisburg and New York, he was appointed Joint Manager of the New York branch in 1982. Between 1986 and 1990 Klaus-Peter Müller was Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Banking. In 1990 he became head of the department in charge of the bank's East German operations and a member of the Board of Managing Directors. Klaus-Peter Müller has been Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors since 2001 and President of the Association of German Banks since 2005.