06/02/2017 - News

Ralf Gerbershagen becomes new Senior Adviser Board member of Clearwater International

With immediate effect, telecommunications expert Mr. Ralf Gerbershagen will be supporting the Senior Adviser Board of Clearwater International, a globally active corporate finance house focusing on mid-market transactions. Ralf Gerbershagen is 54 years old and has decades of management experience in the international telecommunications industry as well as an excellent network of business contacts in the digital industry.

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Ralf Gerbershagen as Senior Adviser and member of our exclusive Senior Adviser Board, which now has 25 members. Clearwater International will benefit from his great experience in the TMT sector and his extensive network”, Axel Oltmann, Managing Partner at Clearwater International, emphasises.

For about two decades, Ralf Gerbershagen held several leading positions at Motorola and Google. He served as Vice President & General Manager EMEA, President Motorola Germany and as Chairman of the Board of Directors in Austria and Switzerland. He started his career at Siemens in Munich in the area of passive components, where he was also responsible for sales activities in South America and Asia.

Recently, Ralf Gerbershagen held the position of CEO at Kodak Alaris, a global tech company offering digital scanners and intelligent state of the art software & service solutions, photographic film & paper and which operates the largest instant print network through picture kiosks in retail. Moreover, Mr. Gerbershagen held several leading positions at associations and institutions like the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, the digital association Bitkom and the CeBit trade fair committee.

Due to the close cooperation with Ralf Gerbershagen and his excellent network of business contacts, Clearwater International is able to optimise the access to the global TMT industry.

The TMT industry is one of the ten active sectors of Clearwater International. The international TMT sector team of Clearwater International has completed 125 deals with a transaction volume of €2.4bn.

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