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– InvestmentEurope

Kontora Family Office strengthens team

Hamburg-based multi family office Kontora has announced further appointments to drive workforce development.

On 1 June and 1 July, Arne Scheidweiler, Henning Landsiedel, Ricarda Penzel, Diana Schütz and Beata Seweryn will expand the Hamburg Multi Family Offices team.

Arne Scheidweiler joins the multi family office as wealth controller, effective 1 June 2018. He moves from SEB, the German subsidiary of the Swedish bank Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, where he advised institutional clients.

Henning Landsiedel will act as investment and fund manager at Kontora. He comes from Hülsmann Group, where he has worked as fund manager and was responsible for ships, private equity and real estate funds.

Ricarda Penzel will be responsible for Kontora’s newly created on-board division for investments and clients. Prior to that, she has worked as a corporate client advisor at Hamburger Sparkasse and Frauen Finanz Group.

Diana Schütz joins from Bernhard Schulte Ship management, where she was an accountant.

Beata Seweryn will join the asset reporting team. She was previously team leader at Esso and Wex Europe Services.

In addition, Kontora made two people redundant at the end of May 2018.

Achim Uebele has joined one of Kontora’s client and builds up the foundation area there. He will be responsible for direct corporate investments in venture capital. The multi family office will continue to work closely with Uebele.

Holger Lobbel, who has worked for Kontora for five years, has also left the group. Prior to joining Kontora, he has worked in Wealth Management division at UBS and Deutsche Bank.