Dr. Erik Hallmann
Dr. Erik Hallmann is CEO of DEPRAG SCHULZ GMBH u. CO. with the main focus on the commercial activities of the company. Through the year 2000, he was Chief Executive Officer of corporate finance firm IPOSCOPE, a member of EVCA (European Venture Capital Association) in Brussels. He was a founding manager of the pan-European stock market EASDAQ (European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation) with locations in Brussels and London where he assumed the position of Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing. Dr. Erik Hallmann was a Director with British investment bank NatWest Markets from 1994 to 1996. From 1992 to 1994, he worked as head of European capital markets for BHF-Bank, a major German merchant bank in Frankfurt. He started his career in 1985 at the Bayerische Vereinsbank Group (now Hypo- und Vereinsbank, member of Unicredit group). He was promoted to Vice President in 1990. Dr. Erik Hallmann, who is fluently multilingual (English, German, French, Spanish and Dutch), holds a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Passau.
Dr.-Ing. Rolf Pfeiffer
Dr.-Ing. Rolf Pfeiffer, is Chief Operating Officer (COO) and shareholder of DEPRAG SCHULZ GMBH u. CO. The main emphasis of his activities are on the technical area of the corporation. Since the beginning of 1990, Dr. Pfeiffer held different positions within the company before assuming the position of managing director in 1995.
His previous positions included operations manager and technical director. Subsequent to his studies of mechanical engineering at the technical University in Munich, Dr. Pfeiffer's professional career began at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1985, as a scientific associate for the chair of production automation and systems. He was entrusted with the close collaboration of different businesses, such as automotive suppliers and companies in the electronics industry. He was promoted to head of department in the area of operations and production technologies in 1989. Rolf Pfeiffer earned his doctorate in engineering in 1990 with the submitted dissertation "Technology oriented production planning based on a case study in the area of screwdriving technology."
Ingrid Schulz-Hallmann (MBA)
Ingrid Schulz-Hallmann is the majority shareholder of DEPRAG SCHULZ GMBH u. CO. and she has been linked to the company's activities throughout her life. She worked as a Commercial Paper specialist with key institutional client accounts at Commerzbank headquarters in Frankfurt a.M. from 1993 to 1996. Ingrid Schulz-Hallmann holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of Regensburg and she is fluent in four languages.