Managing Board

Wolfgang Egger (Chief Executive Officer)

Corporate Communications - Corporate Development - Corporate Social Responsibility - Institutional Clients - Marketing 

Wolfgang Egger is the founder of PATRIZIA Immobilien AG and remains the majority shareholder. For more than 30 years Egger has been in charge of the company which, today, has approximately 630 employees Europe-wide. Chief Executive Officer of PATRIZIA since 2001, he has since expanded the company internationally with our own people onsite in Luxembourg, UK and Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Spain and the Nordic countries. In 2006 Egger floated PATRIZIA on the Frankfurt stock exchange, attracting the attention of major international shareholders. Today, PATRIZIA’s portfolio includes more than 200 institutional investors and over 700 properties worth more than EUR 18 billion under management. In 2016, the PATRIZIA Supervisory Board unanimously agreed to extend Egger’s contract for a further five years until 2021.

Klaus Schmitt (Chief Operating Officer)

Human Resources - Legal - Management of Operating Business Fields - Regulations & Taxes - Strategy and M&A

After graduating in law, Klaus Schmitt worked as a lawyer for various companies, including Dyckerhoff & Widmann AG, Munich and Siemens Real Estate GmbH & Co. oHG, where he was head of the legal department for four years. After joining PATRIZIA, Klaus Schmitt held the position of Head of the Legal Department from 2003 to 2005. Since 2005 he has been the Managing Director for PATRIZIA's operating business units.

Karim Bohn (Chief Financial Officer)

Board and Committees - Controlling & Accounting - Corporate Finance - Investor Relations - IT - Procurement & Services - Risk Management

Karim Bohn joined PATRIZIA Immobilien AG as chief financial officer in November 2015. A business management graduate, he has extensive experience of acting as a CFO in the property industry, having previously held this position at Süddeutsche Wohnen GmbH, Vitus Immobiliengruppe (Vitus Property Group) and the formerly MDAX-listed GAGFAH Group. Bohn also has a strong track record of working in international finance and capital markets. He was responsible for the finance and capital market activities of the listed European property companies belonging to Fortress Investment Group in London, and also worked in the field of corporate finance and equity capital markets at Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London.

Anne Kavanagh (Chief Investment Officer)

Investment Strategy & Performance - Portfolio Management - Product Development – Research – Logistics – Alternative Investments

Anne Kavanagh became the fourth member of the PATRIZIA Immobilien AG Management Board in April 2017 and brings 30 years of industry experience. Kavanagh joined from AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets where she has spent the last seven years as Global Head of Asset Management & Transactions, Real Assets, leading its asset management, development and transaction teams. She was also on the Management Board and the Global Investment Committee. Prior to this, she carried out leading management roles at a number of internationally recognised businesses including: Managing Director Lazard; Head of Real Estate Europe at Cambridge Place Investment Management and International Director with responsibilities in JLL’s European Capital Markets business. Kavanagh holds a degree in Urban Estate Management, is a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and a Board member of the British Property Federation.