Markus Peuler
Managing Director

Since September 16, 2020, the sole Managing Director of the Company is Markus Peuler. After his studies in Business Administration, he began his career in 1999 at the Berlin office of Deloitte GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. In 2001, Markus Peuler passed his exams as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the USA. After almost five years at Deloitte GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, he joined Jamba AG in 2004 and worked for more than ten years in various positions within the financial organization, eventually as CFO since 2008. In 2014, Markus Peuler joined the Board of mybet Holding SE as CFO, where he took over the position of CEO after two more years. In 2018, mybet Holding SE filed for insolvency. Following his activities at mybet Holding SE, Markus Peuler initially was an independent business consultant with a focus on digitization, and from April 2019 on, also for NeXR. In September 2019, Markus Peuler was appointed Managing Director of NeXR.

The Board of Directors

Rolf Elgeti
Chairman of the Board of Directors

After graduating in Business Administration in Mannheim and Paris in 1999, Rolf Elgeti worked as an Equity Strategist at UBS Warburg in London from 1999 to 2000. From 2000 to 2004 he worked as equity strategist at Commerzbank, also in London, and from 2004 to 2007 he joined ABN AMRO as Chief Equity Strategist. At the same time, Rolf Elgeti founded and managed various German real estate investment companies as an  since 2003 and was active as a real estate fund manager and founder of Elgeti Ashdown Advisers Ltd. from April 2007 until he took up position as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of TAG Immobilien AG.

Achim Betz
Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Achim Betz is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Audit Committee, business consultant and tax advisor.

After studying business administration, Achim Betz began his career at Ernst & Young in Stuttgart. He moved to São Paulo for Ernst & Young as a tax consultant after his exams. After almost ten years at Ernst & Young, he passed his exams to become an auditor and has been working as an auditor and tax consultant ever since. Since 2018 he has been managing partner of ba audit GmbH, Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. Achim Betz is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Hevella Capital GmbH & Co KGaA, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Leibrenten Grundbesitz AG, Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG and Deutsche Industrie REIT-AG.

Axel von Starck
Member of the Board of Directors

Axel von Starck is Managing Director and Partner of Hevella Beteiligungen GmbH.
Before joining Hevella, Axel von Starck was Managing Director of an international automotive supplier for many years and has extensive experience in the field of private equity. After studying business administration, he held various management positions at companies such as Lufthansa, Bain & Co. and KraussMaffei.

Prof. Dr. Klemens Skibicki
Member of the Board of Directors

Klemens Skibicki was a professor at the Cologne Business School until 2019, where he primarily taught marketing and market research. His research focus represents the digital transformation of companies and industries. Mr. Skibicki is the author of numerous reference books and is considered one of the outstanding experts in the field of the transformation of the “old economy” into the “new economy”. He received his PhD in 2001 from the University of Cologne in the Department of Economic History after completing his Diplom degrees in Business Administration and Economics (1996 and 1997). From 2013 to 2018, Mr. Skibicki was a core member of the advisory board “Young Digital Economy” of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. In June 2014, he was appointed to the Digital Ambassador Circle of the North Rhine-Westphalian Minister of Economics in the area of enterprise. He was co-founder of several companies in the field of management consulting and investments.

Christian Daudert
Member of the Board of Directors

Christian Daudert is a member of the Board of Directors and holds a degree in asset management.

Christian Daudert is the founder of NEXR Technologies SE. He has long been active as a business angel and as an early and late-stage investor. Since 1997, Christian Daudert has been advising many well-known top athletes on business and career issues within the framework of a family office. The basis of his business activities is his degree in economics at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg.