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Commerzbank to name Bettina Orlopp as new CFO - FAZ

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the Commerzbank are pictured before the bank's annual news conference in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Commerzbank <CBKG.DE> on Thursday will name board member Bettina Orlopp as the lender's new chief financial officer, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday.

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, without citing sources, said she had beat out another contender, board member Joerg Hessenmueller, for the role.

A spokeswoman for Commerzbank declined to comment.

(Reporting by Tom Sims)