'More Colorful and Prettier' Deutsche Bank CEO Slammed for Comments on Female Managers

Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann is in hot water after saying that having more women in management positions would make life "more colorful and prettier." The comments come amid a heated public debate about gender equality -- or the lack of it -- in German boardrooms.
Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann is opposed to a mandatory gender quota.

Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann is opposed to a mandatory gender quota.

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cro -- with wire reports