Board of Directors

Reto A. Garzetti

President

  • Reto A. Garzetti (born in 1960) has been the President of Peach Property Group AG’s Board of Directors since May 2015. He has more than 30 years of international experience, in particular in strategic consulting, financial services and real estate.
  • His work focuses on real estate, pharmaceuticals and engineering.
  • Reto A. Garzetti studied business administration focusing on banking science, trading and securities law at the University of Zurich.

Peter E. Bodmer

Member

Vorstand Peter Bodmer
  • Peter E. Bodmer (born in 1964) has been a member of Peach Property Group AG’s Board of Directors since March 2009. He acquired his decades of international experience with various companies in the engineering, automotive supply, construction and real estate industries.
  • His work focuses on strategic planning, construction and business development.
  • Peter E. Bodmer graduated in business administration at the University of Zurich and holds an MBA from IMD Lausanne.

Dr. Christian De Prati

Member

  • Dr. Christian De Prati (born in 1970) became a member of Peach Property Group AG’s Board of Directors in September 2011. He has a long-standing career in investment banking.
  • His activities span investment banking, real estate and corporate governance.
  • Dr. Christian De Prati studied at and obtained his doctorate in economic sciences at the University of Zurich.

Management

Dr. Thomas
Wolfensberger

CEO

Vorstand Dr. Thomas Wolfensberger
  • Dr. Thomas Wolfensberger is responsible for corporate strategy, capital markets, portfolio management and projects located in Switzerland.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience, including:
    • project manager for successful IPOs, bond issues and real estate transactions with a total volume of more than EUR 1 billion.
    • Previously he formed and later sold an international financial technology company with 120 employees. Prior to this he worked as a consultant for IBM and Accenture.
    • He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Zurich.

Dr. Marcel
Kucher

CFO

Vorstand Dr. Marcel Kucher
  • Dr. Marcel Kucher is responsible for Finance, Operations, Legal, IR and IT
  • He has more than 15 years of experience, including:
    • as CFO for various high-growth companies
    • He was previously employed by companies including McKinsey & Company in Zurich and Credit Suisse Group.
    • He holds a doctorate in macroeconomics from LSE London

Dr. Andreas
Steinbauer

Head of Sales

Vorstand Dr. Andreas Steinbauer
  • Dr. Andreas Steinbauer is responsible for the Peach Group’s sales activities.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience, including:
    • in end-to-end real estate development
    • He was previously responsible for the entire portfolio of luxury project developments with Orco Property Group.
    • He holds a doctorate in international real estate markets from the University of Kingston.

Management Team in Zurich

Peter Slongo

General Counsel

  • Peter Slongo is responsible for the Group’s legal services as well as ad-hoc and regular reporting requirements under stock market law.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience in building law, including as a member of the board of directors with a private Swiss construction company, an associate with a Zurich-based firm of corporate lawyers and, since 2013, as Peach Property Group’s General Counsel.
  • Peter Slongo studied law at the University of Zurich and went on to obtain a further qualification as a specialist attorney for construction and real-estate law.

Nicole Grau

Head of Group Accounting

  • Nicole Grau is responsible for accounting, consolidated accounting, taxes and the Group’s internal control system.
  • She has more than 16 years of experience in the financial sector, including 12 years as an auditor with PWC, specialising in international accounting and since 2012 she has been Head of Group Accounting with Peach Property Group.
  • Nicole Grau holds degrees in business administration and also auditing.

Management Team in Cologne

Susanne
Hünermann

Legal Counsel

  • Susanne Hünermann is responsible for legal affairs for the Group’s companies in Germany.
  • Se has more than 12 years of experience in real estate law, including:
    • as an attorney with the firm of corporate attorney HeukingKühnLüerWojtek, Cologne.
    • Corporate attorney for the group law department with Zurich Group Germany.
    • Susanne Hünermann studied legal sciences at the University of Cologne and graduated as a specialist attorney for rental law and residential property ownership law.

Marc Sesterhenn

Head of Asset
Management

  • Marc Sesterhenn is the managing director of the German asset management companies and is responsible for asset management.
  • He has more than 11 years of experience, including:
    • Financial control and commercial project development with LEG/Goldmann Sachs (Whitehall Funds)
    • Head of Key Account with Bilfinger Real Estate
    • Marc Sesterhenn studied Real Estate Asset Management (IREBS) in Kloster-Eberbach and graduated as a real estate economist (GDW) in Bochum.

Frank Gieshold

Head of Tech. Asset Management

  • Frank Gieshold is managing director for the German project development companies and is the technical manager for the assets of all of the German Group companies.
  • He has more than 25 years of experience, including:
    • Technical real estate management with a managerial function in the Hahn Group
    • Project development and revitalisation with Hahn Group/Corpus
    • Project control and project management
    • Frank Gieshold studied at the Cologne Technical University and Wiesbaden Technical University, gradating in construction science and economic science.

Sonja Engel

Head of Finance

  • Sonja Engel is responsible for financial accounting for the Group’s companies in Germany.
  • Se has more than 10 years of experience in financial accounting, including:
    • As the head of financial accounting with international logistics companies
    • Sonja Engel obtained her qualification as a tax specialist from the Cologne chamber of tax consultants in 2003.

Christoph
Kattenfeld

Head of Acquisitions

Vorstand Christoph Kattenfeld
  • Christoph Kattenfeld is responsible for the Peach Group’s acquisition activities.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience in corporate finance and real estate, including:
    • Director of Investments / Head of Acquisitions with Round Hill Capital / Vitus Gruppe
    • Deputy Head of M&A and Executive Director Portfolio Financing with Deutsche Annington
    • Christoph Kattenfeld holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business and studied business administration at Vienna University.