Most of the leading figures at GRENKE have been with the company for a long time, and this continuity pays off.
Economics graduate Antje Leminsky joined GRENKE AG on 1 August 2012 as General Manager following previous posts at PWC, Gruner + Jahr and OTTO among others. On 1 August 2013 she took over Board responsibility for our IT department, and on 1 March 2018 she became Chair of the Board.
Raised in Alsace, finance, marketing and strategy specialist Gilles Christ has been with GRENKE since 1998. Since then he has been responsible, among other things, for establishing the company in France and other countries. Since May 2010, Christ has been a member of the Board of Directors, with responsibility for Marketing, Sales and Franchise.
Sebastian Hirsch joined GRENKE in 2004. Having held senior positions in Controlling at GRENKE AG and served as a member of the Board of Directors at GRENKE BANK AG, Hirsch joined GRENKE AG in 2013, first as a General Manager and since 2017 as a member of the Board of Directors with responsibility for Controlling, M&A, Treasury, Legal, Tax and Investor Relations.
Since January 1, 2021, Isabel Rösler strengthens the Board of Directors as the Chief Risk Officer (CRO). In this newly created role, she will be responsible for key internal control functions such as risk control, compliance, money laundering prevention and data protection. After graduating with a her degree in Business Administration, Ms Rösler worked in auditing and in the management of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, and was most recently the Managing Director of SüdLeasing GmbH and SüdFactoring GmbH.