Friedrich (“Fritz“) Luithlen is Head of Debt Capital Markets & Syndication at DZ BANK. Before taking up his current role in early 2018, Fritz ran the private placement business of the bank, and acted as Head of Covered Bond Origination, promoting the Bank’s covered bond franchise with issuers across the globe. In addition to his day-to-day activities, Fritz is also at the helm of a number of DZ Bank’s digitalisation projects that aim to streamline transform internal as well as client-facing processes in the primary debt market business.
Fritz holds a Master of Arts in Philosophy and Economics from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Business, Evanston, IL, and the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany. He is also an Alumnus of the Institute of International Finance’s Future Leaders Programme.