The Industry Advisor Board of Zerbach & Company consists of renowned industry experts and entrepreneurs, who support the team with their specific experience, competence and networks.

Advisor André Barth

André Barth

Founder and Managing shareholder of DuoTherm Rolladen GmbH

Advisor Helen Fürst

Dr. Helen Fürst

Managing Director and owner of Fürst Group

Lecturer at Hochschule der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (HDBW), Munich

Advisor Jürgen Heidel

Jürgen Heidel

Former Managing Director of SWA Technologies (part of Brückner Group)

Member of the Advisory Board of Rico-Werk Eiserlo & Emmrich GmbH and Rico Druckluftanlagenbau GmbH

Advisor Markus Kloepfer

Markus Kloepfer

Managing Director and owner of alpha logs GmbH

Advisor Paul Kraut

Paul Kraut

Shareholder of toy figurine producers in China and North Africa

Former shareholder of Toniebox manufacturer Boxine GmbH (

Former CEO and shareholder of toy figurine producer Schleich GmbH

Angel-VC-Investor of various start-ups and Board Member ICTI

Member of the Board of Sawu Sauels GmbH

Advisor Alexander Mesdaghi

Alexander Mesdaghi

Former Managing Shareholder of Schmetz Capital Management GmbH

Member of the Board of VDMA industry association Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies

Advisor Dr. Michael Oltmanns

Dr. Michael Oltmanns

Partner of law firm Menold Bezler

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of
- Becker Mining Systems AG

Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KATHREIN SE, Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Scholz AG, Merkur Bank KGaA

Advisor Oliver Schulte

Oliver Schulte

Managing Shareholder of GG United N.V.

Shareholder of Buurtzorg Asia Ltd.

Board Director of NSECT Ningbo Shenggu Energy Conservation Technology Co., Ltd.

Former Managing Partner of Mannheimer Swartling Shanghai

Advisor Dr. Uwe Tillmann

Dr. Uwe Tillmann

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Stratmann Family Foundation

Former CEO of VION Food Group N.V.

Former Member of the Board of Bestmeat Company B.V.

Advisor Dr. Ulrich Viethen

Dr. Ulrich Viethen

Former Managing Director AMK Holding GmbH & Co. KG

Formerly Managing Director Automotive of Johann Borgers GmbH & Co. KG and Group Vice President Siemens Medical Solutions

Member of the Board of the Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management (iwb) of the Technical University of Munich