creditshelf complements and strengthens senior management


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24.02.2022 / 07:30
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creditshelf complements and strengthens senior management

  • Three Experienced Banking and Fintech Experts Strengthen Creditshelf’s Senior Management

  • They will support the board on key topics of risk management, finance, capital markets and strategy development.

  • The Management Board of the listed company continues to be composed of the co-founders of creditshelf

Frankfurt am Main, February 24, 2022 – creditshelf, Germany‘s leading digital SME lending financier, is strengthening its 2nd level management. The existing management team surrounding board members and co-founders Dr. Tim Thabe and Dr. Daniel Bartsch will be complemented by Sascha Kern as Chief Risk Officer, Alexander Plenk as Head of Finance and Capital Markets and Dr. Carsten Höhn as Head of Strategy.

“Risk analysis and financing via professional capital market players have always been strategic topics for Creditshelf. We are therefore pleased to strengthen our 2nd level management in these areas by recruiting three additional experienced experts. At the same time , it is essential for our new growth path to strategically assess and seize opportunities in the SME finance sector and therefore we have now created a dedicated leadership position for this purpose,” says Dr. Tim Thabe, co -founder and CEO of creditshelf AG.

The new Chief Risk Officer Sascha Kern, who will join the creditshelf team from May 2022, has more than 15 years of experience in credit risk analysis. Most recently, he held the position of Division Head Credit Management at KT Bank AG in Frankfurt am Main. After founding the bank and successfully setting up the credit risk management function, he was responsible for evaluating and monitoring loans in the SME finance, retail and real estate sectors as well than the composition of the portfolio. Previously, he had acquired professional experience in various financial institutions, including NORD/LB in Luxembourg. At creditshelf, he will be responsible for the risk department, representing the company to clients, investors and the supervisory board. He will be assisted by the current credit manager of creditshelf, Zorana Bejtovic.

The firm’s Finance and Capital Markets divisions will be led by Alexander Plenk, whose expertise spans across both the fintech and banking sectors. Prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer of Tradelite Solutions, a position he held prior to joining Credit Banking, he spent several years as Division Head Financial Markets and Financial Institutions at BayernLB. At this bank, he also managed major regulatory and investment research projects. Previously, he held equity and credit research positions at Bankgesellschaft Berlin and UniCredit/HVB.

Since the beginning of 2022, Dr. Carsten Höhn has been providing new strategic impulses together with the Board of Directors. He occupies the newly created position of Head of Strategy. Prior to joining creditshelf, he worked as Head of Strategy for Commerzbank in Frankfurt am Main. In his role, he was responsible for developing the Private and Corporate Clients segment. Previously, he held a similar role at SEB AG in Frankfurt, which focused on corporate and investment banking. He began his career with the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he worked as an advisor for a large number of financial services companies.

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About the Credits Shelf

creditshelf is the leading lender for loans to digital SMEs in Germany. Founded in 2014 and based in Frankfurt am Main, the company organizes flexible, bank-independent financing solutions through its ever-expanding network. creditshelf meets complementary needs: SME entrepreneurs have easy access to attractive alternative financing solutions, institutional investors can invest directly in German SMEs and corporate partners can support their clients as innovative providers of new solutions. credit. Creditshelf’s business model is built around its unique, data-driven risk analysis and fast, unbureaucratic digital processes. creditshelf covers the entire value chain: its platform is used to select suitable credit projects, analyze the credit quality of potential borrowers, perform credit scoring and assess risk appropriately. The company receives fees from borrowers and investors for these services.

creditshelf has been listed on the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2018. The experts who make up its team have many years of experience in financing SMEs and are trusted partners and visionaries in building the companies of tomorrow.

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