TEAM

Gerhard Schumacher
Managing Partner

Sector responsibility:

  • Banking & Finance, Renewable Energies, Environment, Consumer Goods & Business Services, Agriculture, Telecoms, other Industries

 

Working Experience:

  • over 20 years of experience in Strategic/Corporate Finance and M&A

  • Managing Partner ARBOS (since 2005)

  • CFO – Member of the Management Board MEINL CAPITAL ADVISORS AG (2002 – 2004)

  • CFO & Network Manager -  Director RAIFFEISEN INVESTMENT AG  – Member of supervisory or management boards of  subsidiaries in  Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania (1997 – 2002)

  • CFO – Director KREDITBANK AG, Member Creditanstalt Banking Group (1989 – 1997)

  • CFO – Director APL GmbH, Member Creditanstalt Banking Group (1987 – 1990)

  • Chief accountant - Continental / CUP Gummi GmbH (1986 – 1987)

  • Chief accountant - DFC GesmbH, global export-import firm specialized in the former Yugoslavia (1982 – 1986)

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Josef Schumpeter Institute, Linz, Austria

  • Diploma in controlling and financial planning for the financial services sector at the Austrian Controlling Institute (ÖCI)

  • Diploma in Financial Accounting at the Wirtschaftsfoerderungs-institut – Austria

Verica Hadzi Vasileva-Markovska
Associate Partner

Sector responsibility:

  • Banking & Finance, Energy, diverse mix of industries

  • Certified Auditor in the Republic of Macedonia, Member of the Chamber of Valuators and the Chamber of Mediators in the Republic of Macedonia

Working Experience:

  • over 25 years of experience in Strategic/Corporate Finance and M&A

  • Associate Partner ARBOS (since 2010)

  • Managing Partner AAG (since 2006)

  • CEO – Managing Partner Ernst & Young  Skopje (1999 – 2006)

  • CEO – Macedonian Privatization Agency (1995 – 1998)

  • Director Transformation and Restructuring Department – Macedonian Privatization Agency (1993 – 1995)

  • Assistant Director - Development Fund of the Republic of Macedonia (1991 – 1993)

  • Senior Research Assistant - Economic Development, Marketing, Theory and Policy of Prices and Markets – Economic Institute of the University St. Cyril and Methodius – Skopje (1979 – 1991)

Education:

  • G.C.B.A., Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, Post-graduate studies in business administration at the Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

  • M.A., Economics – Marketing at the Faculty of Economics, University St. Cyril and Methodius – Skopje

  • B.A., Economics - Economic policy and Development at the Faculty of Economics, University St. Cyril and Methodius – Skopje

  • BA, Philology - English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Philology, University St. Cyril and Methodius – Skopje

Ivo Gewolf
Associate Partner

Sector responsibility:

  • Healthcare, Information Technology, Business Services, Change Management, Quality Management, Project Management, Sales Development

  • Certified Auditor for Healthcare Institutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working Experience:

  • over 10 years of experience in Strategic Management, Change Management, Quality Management, Sales, Staff Development

  • Associate Partner ARBOS (since 2008)

  • Head of Organisation & Sales – Humanomed IT Solutions GmbH (2013 – 2016)

  • Senior Consultant – Humanomed International Healthcare GmbH (2011 – 2013)

  • Project Manager, IT-Consultant – PCS Professional Clinic Software GmbH (2007 - 2011)

  • Managing Partner ARBOS (2005 - 2007)

  • Personnel Trainer - Trendwerk Wien (2003 - 2004)

  • Key Account Manager - inform DatenverarbeitungsgmbH (2001 - 2003)

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a spezialization in Project Management and Information Technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna