Diederichs has held numerous leadership roles in
his time with the company, most recently as chairman of
investment banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He
was instrumental in building JPMorgan's investment banking
franchise and also had roles running debt capital markets in
Europe and global mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
He has coordinated the firm's strategies for its 100 top clients
worldwide and advised leading European companies including Nokia
<NOK1V.HE>, Virgin Media <LBTYA.O>, Rosneft <ROSN.MM>, Vodafone
<VOD.L>, Unicredit <CRDI.MI> and Pernod Ricard <PERP.PA> on M&A,
initial public offerings and financing deals.
Klaus will continue as senior adviser to JPMorgan.
A spokeswoman for JPMorgan confirmed the content of the memo.
(Editing by David Goodman)
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