Marcus Schenck joined Perella Weinberg Partners as a partner in the firm’s Advisory Business. Schenck will be based in the London office and focus on expanding PWP’s footprint in Germany, Europe and other markets where he can bring his advisory, management and industry experience to bear.
Schenck has more than 20 years of experience serving in various senior executive roles at leading companies, financial institutions and top advisory firms. Most recently he was deputy CEO of Deutsche Bank, where he served on the bank’s management board. From 2013 to 2014, Schenck was a partner and head of Investment Banking Services EMEA at Goldman Sachs, after having already worked for the firm in various senior executive roles. In between his roles at Goldman Sachs, he served as CFO of E.ON, an electric utility service provider. Schenck started his career at McKinsey & Company.
Peter Weinberg, founding partner and head of Advisory at PWP, said, “Marcus is one of Germany’s most well-respected, experienced and senior executives. He embodies values that are central to PWP — trust, integrity, partnership, and intensity. His addition underscores a significant period in the evolution of our German, European and global advisory franchises as we look to be the leading independent advisor to boards and executives. With Marcus joining our partnership we underpin our continued commitment to investing, in a focused manner, in the best talent to serve our clients in the most critical sectors and largest economies in the world.”
“PWP has been one of the fastest growing and highest quality firms in the advisory business over the past years,” said Schenck. “I have observed the Firm’s growing market presence and reputation and its role on some of the largest, most complex and interesting transactions worldwide. I am delighted that I will be part of this story in the future. I am very much looking forward to bringing my experience to the table, to add value for PWP and its clients.”