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01/16/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/16/2023 09:05

Bernd Schade appointed as Chairman of the Management Board of OFB Projektentwicklung

16.01.2023

Bernd Schade appointed as Chairman of the Management Board of OFB Projektentwicklung

Bernd Schade (57) has been appointed as Chairman of the Management Board of OFB Projektentwicklung GmbH and will assume his position on 1 May 2023.

Bernd Schade (57) has been appointed as Chairman of the Management Board of OFB Projektentwicklung GmbH and will assume his position on 1 May 2023. Bernd Schade, who holds a PhD in civil engineering, has almost 30 years of experience in the real estate sector. Following a number of management roles at ECE Projektmanagement, Union Investment Real Estate and E.Breuninger, he joined the management board of Bauwert AG in 2018. Most recently, he served as a member of the management board of Consus AG in Berlin.

Bernd Schade is following in the footsteps of Klaus Kirchberger, who had been Chairman of the Management Board of OFB, a subsidiary of Helaba, since 2016 and is now entering retirement.

Christian Schmid, a member of Helaba's Executive Board and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OFB, remarks: "We are extremely grateful to Klaus Kirchberger for his service and dedication and wish him all the best in retirement. During his tenure, he was instrumental in propelling OFB Projektentwicklung to new heights. This is the verdict of many of OFB's business partners and is also reflected in our strong working relationship with them. I am delighted that we are fortunate to have gained such an experienced real estate expert in Bernd Schade for this position, especially in view of the challenging environment we are currently navigating. With Bernd Schade at the helm, I am absolutely confident that OFB will continue to chart a successful course ahead and, with respect to the crucial issues around sustainability, further expand its activities thanks to the enormous wealth of experience that he brings to our company".

"I am delighted that we are fortunate to have gained such an experienced real estate expert in Bernd Schade for this position, especially in view of the challenging environment we are currently navigating. With Bernd Schade at the helm, I am absolutely confident that OFB will continue to chart a successful course ahead and, with respect to the crucial issues around sustainability, further expand its activities thanks to the enormous wealth of experience that he brings to our company"

Christian Schmid
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OFB

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