Team

Martin Wanders
Managing Director

Martin co-ordinates the ICM business strategy and the networking capacities of the company within the German-speaking Investment Community, based on his extensive, multi-year successful professional background and awareness in this field.

Among others, Martin is Managing Director of DFP Deutsche Finanz Portfolioverwaltung GmbH, a strategic partner of ICM, Chairman of the Asset Management Committee of the same company, Chairman of the board of Luxembourg-based asset management firm MK Luxinvest S.A. and Member of the Board of Top Ten Investment Vermittlungs AG.

Prior to such current assignments, Martin has worked as Commercial Director of DWS (Deutsche Bank fund management company - the largest asset management company in Germany and one of the largest of its kind in Europe) and as Marketing and regional Sales Manager for Deutsche Bank AG building society.

Martin speaks English (fluently) and German (native). He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Department of Finance of the University of Münster (Westfalen).

George Tzimos
Managing Partner - Business & Financial Advisory

George is head of the ICM business and financial advisory services unit, also supporting the development of new projects in the food sector.

Between years 2000-2010, he participated as an individual in various corporate transactions, equity participations and IPOs in the Greek market, while he also served at board positions or advisor to the board in companies listed on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE).

In late 2000 he became a strategic partner in a local Investment Services Company which was later sold at a profit. Between 1993-1999, he gained significant expertise in foreign capital markets and access to top-name institutional investment groups initially as equity analyst and later as part of the executive sales team (in Europe & USA) of Sigma Securities SA (now Piraeus Bank Securities), the largest Greek securities broker at the time.

He inaugurated his career in the early 90’s by working as marketing and sales executive for banking institutions Citibank Greece and later Piraeus Bank (ex-Xios Bank).

He speaks English (fluently), Greek (native) and Italian (basic). George is a graduate of the Athens University of Economics while he also attended a fellowship course in the Washington University in St. Louis (Mo) in the US.

Ralf Klesy
Managing Partner - RES & Marketing Services

Ralf is responsible for the development and support of ICM RES services as well as for all ICM marketing-related activities and assignments.

He carries more than 15 years experience as an international operative marketing consultant with focus on specialized formats for highly efficient third party marketing & placement campaigns.

He was the driving force by initializing and realizing the nowadays biggest German Finance Fair and Conference “Fonds Congress” as well as leading Summits like “Trends in Fund of Fund Management”, “Morningstar Investment Conference”, “Honorarberater-Kongress” and many more.

During this time Ralf has established a well selected and permanently updated network of leading institutional and RES focused investors.

Ralf speaks fluently English, German (native) as well as basic French and Spanish. He lives and operates in Germany (Wiesbaden) and partly in Seville, Andalucía-Spain.

Chrissa Pechlivanidou
Business Development - Investment Services

Chrissa is responsible for the development and support of ICM Investment services. She has a long standing expertise in the subsequent support of business development of investment products and services (incl. relationships with distribution partners and Capital Markets Authorities, development and support of client relationship services, etc).

She carries a successful career track-record with DFP Deutsch Finanz Portfolioverwaltung GmbH since 2009 and as Business Manager with Marketing & Controlling responsibilities for Top Ten Financial Network (Greek subsidiary) since 2004. Such expertise and capacities are further reinforced by previous positions between 1999-2004 at Gutmann Werke AG (Weissenburg), one of the leading aluminum extrusion groups in Germany, as well as ECKA GmbH & Co. KG (Fuerth).

Born in Cologne, Germany and by living and working most of her time there, Chrissa has an excellent understanding and experience over this particular market. She speaks fluently German (native) and Greek, as well as English.