Gerchgroup: Ben Beckers now Head of Development

Düsseldorf, 04 February 2021. Gerchgroup AG from Düsseldorf has filled the vacant position of Head of Development and opted for an internal solution. Benjamin Beckers took up the position at the project developer on 1 February 2021.

In his new field of activity, the architect is responsible for all technical development topics. Together with a team of experienced architects and engineers, he will continue to drive current and future neighbourhood developments, development plan procedures and object planning and realisation phases.

Benjamin Beckers has been working for Gerchgroup AG since mid-2018 and, in his position as project manager, was primarily responsible for the successful project development "The Q" in Nuremberg.

Alexander Pauls, Gerchgroup AG's Chief Development Officer: "His expertise and the relationship of trust he has built up over the past few years make Mr Beckers uniquely qualified for this important position. In this respect, I am very satisfied and happy to be able to make an internal appointment. “

Gerchgroup is a nationwide project developer based in Düsseldorf. The company was launched by Mathias Düsterdick (CEO) and Christoph Hüttemann (CFO) at the end of October 2015, after both had previously sold their shares in the PDI Group. At the end of 2020, Marathon Beteiligungs GmbH, founded in 2008 by the Düsterdick and Hüttemann families, acquired all shares in Gerchgroup . In the course of this, the Swiss SN Beteiligungen AG of the Ketterer family left as a shareholder. With now 7 project developments, the Gerchgroup is currently realising a total volume of around 3 billion euros throughout Germany. Further project acquisitions are planned in the short term.

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