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Director, Ally Financial, Allvue Systems, Deutsche Bank AG

Mayree Clark is an experienced independent director who works with both public and private companies. 

She began her career with Morgan Stanley in Investment Banking, working in the M&A, Capital Markets, and Real Estate groups. She was deputy to the firm’s CEO and Management Committee for two years. She ran Equity Research and built it into the number one ranked firm globally. Later she joined the Individual Investor division to lead its high-net-worth business and international activities. She was a member of the Institutional Securities Group Management Committee, the Investment Banking and Equity Division Operating Committees, and the

Equity Commitments Committee. She also served as Chairman of MSCI (at the time a private joint venture between the firm and Capital International). After more than 20 years at Morgan Stanley Mayree joined the investment management industry, initially to work with AEA/Aetos (private equity, real estate, hedge funds). She later founded Eachwin Capital, a public equities manager.


Mayree served as a director of the Stanford Management Company (the University’s endowment) for eight years and was a member of the Executive Committee.


During the financial crisis, Mayree was tapped to join the Board of Ally Financial (then GMAC) when it was saved by the US Treasury. The company has since been transformed to become the largest digital bank in the US.


Mayree has served on the Audit Committee throughout her tenure, chaired the Risk Committee for nine years, and is now a member of the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee. In 2017 she joined the board of Taubman, owner of upscale malls in the US, China and Korea. She Chaired its Compensation Committee and was a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee, and the Special Committee that dealt with its sale to Simon Properties in late 2020.

Mayree also serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG (the German parent). She was recruited to the board in 2018, during a period of corporate turmoil, and she has been committed to its turnaround. She Chairs the Risk Committee and is a member of both the Nomination and Strategy Committees. As Chair of the Nomination Committee from May 2020-2022, she led the external search to select the bank’s new Supervisory Board Chair.

She has served as an independent director on the boards of multiple private equity sponsored companies in the enterprise software/data arena: Regulatory Data Corp. (sold to Moody’s) and 7Park Data (sold to Apptio); she is currently a director of Allvue Systems, a provider of software solutions for investors and investment management firms.

She is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a director of the Tricycle Foundation, and Chair of the Silverleaf Foundation. She was a founder of Stanford Women on Boards, is a member of its Executive Leadership Team and is co-author of its Leading Edge Stewardship series.

Mayree grew up in Oklahoma. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and her MBA from Stanford.

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