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DEDIQ is a platform of excellent professionals for the successful development of our companies
Access to high potentials. Our team has everything that is needed to transform companies with potential into exceptional champions. We act fair and think long-term. At the same time we challenge the status quo and think big. Our portfolio companies benefit from our platform of entrepreneurs, investors, experts and high potentials. Only the right people with the right focus can create great things.
Andreas supports the sourcing of new investment opportunities and the transaction process.
Before his career start at Dediq Andreas gained practical experience during internships in Frankfurt, London and New York City.
Andreas holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of St. Gallen. In his free time, he enjoys all kinds of sports.
Partner | New Investments
Ekkhard is Partner for New Investments and leads deal sourcing and transaction processes.
Ekkhard is actively involved in the development of the DEDIQ Value Creation Plan for each of our portfolio companies. He worked for 20 years in investment banking at Rothschild, Morgan Stanley and HSBC in Frankfurt, London and Dusseldorf.
Ekkhard studied business administration at EBS in Oestrich-Winkel and informatics at James Madison University (USA). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
In his free time he likes to be in the nature. He also is a pilot and loves to travel other countries.
Felix is involved in the search for and selection of investment opportunities.
Before joining DEDIQ, Felix spent three years at the management consultancy Roland Berger where he advised clients on Restructuring & Corporate Finance topics.
Felix studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim and Finance at ESADE Business School in Barcelona. He likes to travel and to do sports in his free time.
Jan is responsible for the sourcing of new investment opportunities and the transaction process.
Jan is actively involved in the development of the DEDIQ Value Creation Plan for each of our portfolio companies. Before joining Dediq, Jan spent three years in private equity at Silverfleet Capital in Munich und five years in investment banking (M&A) at J.P. Morgan in Frankfurt and London.
Jan studied business administration at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He likes to spent his free time doing water sports, winter sports, or travelling.
Tim is involved in the search for and selection of investment opportunities.
Before his work in the Investment Team, Tim drove the transformation of a portfolio company and spent the previous two years on founding and scaling a subsidiary in the US. Prior to this, he worked for a startup company and a car manufacturer.
Tim studied Management and Technology at the Technical University of Munich. In his spare time, you can often find him in the mountains.
Yannik is involved in the search for and selection of investment opportunities.
Previously he has been involved in the acquisition of a machine manufacturer. Besides the everyday investment work, he is currently developing and building the finance department of a portfolio company.
Yannik studied finance at EBS University of Economics and Law in Östrich-Winkel. In his free time you can often find him cycling or on the water.
Corinna is responsible for the operational development and improvement of our portfolio companies.
Before joining DEDIQ, Corinna worked in the Corporate Development department at UBS for 2 years and 4.5 years at McKinsey.
Corinna studied Business Administration at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and at University of St. Gallen. During her bachelor studies she completed an apprenticeship as qualified bank clerk. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, traveling, cooking and baking.
Partner | Business Optimization
Dominic is partner for Business Optimization. He is responsible for the operational development of our portfolio companies.
As CEO he was involved in the development of a market leader in a niche of the automotive aftermarket. Now Dominic is responsible for additional portfolio companies that focus on e-commerce and B2C. Before joining DEDIQ Dominic spent five years in investment banking (M&A) at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt and New York.
Dominic studied business administration at University of St. Gallen and Columbia University.
He loves to spend time in the mountains, hiking or racing mountain streets, or with a good book.
Dr. Florian Rechenmacher
Florian is responsible for the operational development and improvement of our portfolio companies.
Before joining DEDIQ, Florian worked at BCG for 6 years, where most recently he worked as a Principal with a focus on digitalization and transformations.
Florian studied Chemistry at the TU Munich and did his PhD in Munich as well as in New York. In his free time he enjoys spending time in the mountains, running or cooking.
Dr. Sylvia Friese
Sylvia is responsible for the data-driven development of our portfolio companies.
Sylvia has set up the BI division of a market leader in its niche of the automotive aftermarket. Today, she is responsible for the BI development in other DEDIQ-holdings in e-commerce.Before Sylvia joined DEDIQ, she worked as a data analyst for an international online marketing network.
Sylvia has earned a Ph.D. in computer science at the TU Munich and studied in Marburg.
In her spare time, she loves cycling across countries and continents or enjoys a good read.
Partner | Business Optimization
Matthias is Partner for Business Optimization. He is responsible for the operational development of our portfolio companies.
Matthias has 20 years of work experience as a consultant in the IT-sector and holds management positions in multiple DEDIQ portfolio companies. Since the beginning of his professional career, Matthias has focused on the effects of digitalization on business models. He played a leading role in the digital transformation of many companies.
Matthias studied business administration at HHL Leipzig and at University of Würzburg.
In his free time he loves to go skiing on the water as well as snow.
Maximilian is responsible for the operational development and improvement of our portfolio companies.
Currently, Maximilian drives the transformation of one of our DEDIQ portfolio companies in the professional services sector. He is responsible for the professionalization of the finance function and operations. Before joining DEDIQ, Maximilian worked for a global fund-of-funds and a consultancy with focus on strategy and transactions.
Maximilian studied business administration at HHL.
He prefers to spend his spare time in the nature.
Patrick has been at DEDIQ since 2017 and is responsible for the operational development and strategical set-up of our portfolio companies. At DEDIQ he is responsible, as a co-lead, for the transformation of one of our portfolio companies in the professional services FSI-domain.
Before joining DEDIQ, Patrick was 8 years at McKinsey, among others as a lead architect in many large-scale FSI transformations. Further, he was CIO at a major bank in Asia. Patrick holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in computer science from Lehigh University, USA.
In his free time, he enjoys traveling and is a passionate father of his newborn daughter.
Franziska is responsible for all finance and administrative processes at DEDIQ.
Before joining DEDIQ, Franziska worked as a management assistant and as an event manager.
Franziska studied business administration at the TH Nuremberg.
She loves to spend her free time in the nature with her friends or travelling the world.
Katja as Head of Group Finance, is responsible for the departments Accounting, Cash Management and Personnel Administration of one of our portfolio companies.
Katja set up and developed Group Finance in one of our portfolio companies in the professional services sector.
Before joining DEDIQ, Katja worked as an auditor in one of the Big Four accounting companies where she successfully passed the exams as tax advisor and auditor.
Katja studied Economics at the Berlin School of Economics. She likes to spend her spare time at the Barre or with good books.
Executive Assistant and Group Finance
Sinah is responsible for the Office Management and adminstratively supports the Controlling.
Before Sinah joined DEDIQ, she was working as Business Developer for a daycare provider.
Sinah studied Business Management at the Mittweida University.
In her free time, she loves to be in the nature with her family.
Partner | Group CFO
Tim is our Group CFO and responsible for finances, investors and relationships to banks as well as controlling of the investment holding.
Tim built up the e-commerce sales as well as finance and HR departments for a DEDIQ portfolio company in the automotive aftermarket. He is currently involved in the development of technical sales for a portfolio company in the machine construction sector. Before joining DEDIQ Tim worked in Investment Banking (M&A) at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt.
Tim studied business administration at WHU Koblenz and ESCP in Paris.
Besides work he loves to do ball sports or go snowboarding.
HR & Recruiting.
HR & Recruiting
As an HR & Recruiting Manager, Claudia is responsible for bringing in new talent into one of our IT portfolio companies.
Her previous work experience combines corporate and agency recruiting with employer relationship management at European business schools. Originally from Romania, Claudia has lived in Spain for several years and moved to Germany in 2014 together with her family.
Claudia enjoys nature and the countryside, traveling, and spending quality time with loved ones.
Head of HR & Recruiting
Franziska, as Head of HR, is responsible for the Human Resources & Recruiting department at DEDIQ and assists with the further development of our portfolio companies HR departments.
Among others she managed the HR-sided setup of a market leading company in the Automotive Aftermarket. Currently she is working for various portfolio companies with focus on team building and implementation of HR-processes and structures. Before that Franziska worked on the HR side in fields of e-Commerce as well as consulting companies.
Franziska studied Social Pedagogics at the University of Leipzig. She likes to spend her free time on alpine trails and mountains.
HR & RECRUITING
Mona is responsible for the Recruiting Management and Talent Acquisition for our IT portfolio company.
Before joining DEDIQ, she worked in Sales and Tech Recruiting as well as in IT Project Management.
Mona has completed a German-French Double Degree Bachelor of Arts as well as a Master in Business Administration. In her spare time, she loves swimming and enjoys hiking around Europe’s large forests.
HR & Recruiting
Sonja is an Assistant for Human Resources and Recruiting, as well as for Finance and general Office Management.
Before Sonja joined DEDIQ she worked in several service companies and handled different administrative tasks.
In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family in nature or in amusement parks.
Henning is one of the founders of DEDIQ and supports the DEDIQ team as a Senior Advisor and member of the supervisory board in one of our portfolio companies.
Henning worked 13 years in Investment Banking, thereof 11 years at Goldman Sachs. During that time he advised big M&A-, capital market- and financing transactions across multiple sectors. At DEDIQ Henning has been responsible for the New Investments team till 2019.
Henning studied business administration at WHU Koblenz and holds an MBA from UT Austin. He is a member of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.