Partnerfonds AG: Tobias Schmidbauer appointed as new Chair of the industrial holding company’s Supervisory Board
Planegg, 25 September 2018 – Tobias Schmidbauer has been appointed as the new Chair of the Supervisory Board of PartnerFonds AG. The entrepreneur was elected by the Supervisory Board members as the successor to Dr. Robin W. Bartels on 21 September 2018. Dr. Bartels stepped down from the Supervisory Board of the company due to health reasons on 8 August 2018. In addition, Dr. Peter Jochum was elected as the 1st Deputy-Chair and Prof. Dr. Jutta Franke as the 2nd Deputy-Chair.
Oliver Kolbe, CEO of PartnerFonds AG, says: "Personally, and also on behalf of all employees of PartnerFonds AG, I want to thank Dr. Bartels for the commitment and professionality with which he assisted the company. He fully supported all strategic and directional changes effected over the past 12 months and significantly contributed to the further advancement of the enterprise into an industrial holding company.“
Tobias Schmidbauer adds: "I am very pleased to have been elected Chair of the Supervisory Board and honoured with the trust placed in me. Chairing the Supervisory Board in these trendsetting times is a challenging and interesting task. I look forward to a fruitful and constructive collaboration with my colleagues on the company's Supervisory and Executive Boards."
During the Annual General Meeting held on 5 July 2018, Prof. Dr. Jutta Franke, Bernd Dehmel, Dr. Peter Jochum and Dietmar Reeh were appointed to the Supervisory Board as new members. Dr. Eckart von Reden was confirmed in his position as a member of the Supervisory Board of PartnerFonds AG.
About PartnerFonds AG
As an industrial holding company of the SME sector, PartnerFonds AG - and its public subsidiary Blue Cap AG (WKN: A0JM2M) - invest in medium-sized enterprises with an industrial focus and a high growth potential, seeking to secure their long-term stability and advancement.
In line with this strategy, our subsidiaries are independent business entities operating under the umbrella of PartnerFonds AG and its public subsidiary Blue Cap AG to form a strong group of medium-sized companies with an industrial bias.
Investments are focused on majority stakeholdings of companies in the German-speaking region. Our target companies typically generate sales revenues in the range of EUR 10 to 50 million and have a profitable and robust core business.