Creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft, a Germany based online lender, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Fabian Brügmann as its new CFO, effective on January 15, 2019. The lender reported that this appointment continues its planned expansion of its management team and in the newly formed position, Brügmann will be responsible for Finance and Investor Relations and directly report to Dr. Tim Thabe, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Creditshelf. He will not serve as a member of the Management Board himself.
According to Creditshelf, Brügmann previously worked as Director of Investor Relations at Commerzbank AG, where he was the contact for shareholders, fixed-income investors, and sell-side analysts. He joined the bank’s Corporate Development and Corporate Finance team in 2012. As IR Manager, Brügmann worked on the capital market communication for the “Commerzbank 4.0” strategy. He previously spent six years with the U.S. bank Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt and London. Speaking about the appointment, Thabe stated:
“With Fabian Brügmann, we have gained an experienced specialist with valuable expertise in finance as well as in capital market topics for the newly formed CFO position, who will help to broaden our position in these areas. We are confident that Mr. Brügmann will ideally strengthen our second management level and position us even better for continuing growth.”
Brügmann went on to add:
“creditshelf is an incredibly exciting company, the first German FinTech in the Prime Standard with innovative and digital solutions for SME financing. I am looking forward to continuously foster the lively dialogue with investors and to actively shape creditshelf’s financial activities.”