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Joe Salama

Joe Salama

Managing Director, Global Head of Anti-Financial Crime and Group AML Officer, Deutsche Bank

Joe Salama serves as the Global Head of Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) and Group Anti-Money Laundering Office. In his current role, Joe leads a department of over 2500 employees worldwide and has been dedicated to leading the fight against financial crime by improving controls, trainings, and operational processes at DB. Joe is based out of DB’s New York and Frankfurt offices and is a member of the Executive Committee.

Joe’s prior roles at DB include Global Head of Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement and General Counsel for the Americas where he also served as the Chair of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Council. During his time in the Legal Department, Joe negotiated almost all of DB’s major AFC-related legal settlements and has been a key contact for monitors as well as regulators and enforcers worldwide.

Joe has been at Deutsche Bank since 2010, prior to which he was associated with the law firms of Latham & Watkins LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Joe graduated from New York University School of Law in 1998.