An aggressive agenda

Heinrich Linz, chief risk officer at Germany’s Dresdner Bank (now part of Allianz) and a member of its Vorstand, resisted pressure as a teenager to enter banking. He wanted to do “something more interesting” such as product management or marketing and set up a wine importing business while studying for his business degree at Wuerzburg’s Julius-Maximilians University in Germany. Two factors changed his perception of finance. He studied an international financial markets module under Otmar Issing

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