Arizona Team

Energy Storage-Janice Lin

Gerhard Kratzer

Chapter Co-Director
President, Kratzer Consulting
Membership Committee, Financial Executives Intl.
Global Chamber Phoenix

Gerhard is a Trusted Financial Advisor to business owners, CEOs, and CFOs of local and global organizations. As President of Kratzer Consulting, he develops and implements financial analysis tools as well as structure and process efficiency improvements for increased profitability and cash flow. In 2008, Gerhard moved to Arizona as Global Division Controller and later as GM at Heraeus Materials Technology. From 2013 – 2015, Gerhard worked as GM for Heraeus Precious Metals in Los Angeles. After returning to Arizona, Gerhard started his own consulting business. He engaged in establishing the Arizona Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce and became its co-director in October 2016.Gerhard is also on the Membership Committee of the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) and he volunteers for the Global Chamber Phoenix.

Sebastian Paepke

Manager Communications

Sebastian relocated to Scottdale in 2013 and is currently Recruiting Partner with Vendome Partners international assisting European companies with their executive hiring needs in the U.S.He has started his professional career in IT at APL Logistics in Hamburg, Germany and has worked several years in Marketing and Sales at Eurofins Scientific in Germany (a world leader in food and biopharma product testing.) Sebastian has organized and marketed worldwide conferences, corporate events, workshops and trade fairs for international customers. He has also established and co-founded a profitable international training facility for Ultra Trace Analysis located in Germany. Sebastian brings numerous years of corporate and international experience and has worked in Germany, Singapore, China and the United States. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration with emphasis on east Asia.

 

 

 

Arizona Contact

Gerhard Kratzer
Chapter Co-Director
(480) 261-7696
gkratzer(at)gaccwest.com

Sebastian Paepke
(480) 278-3537
spaepke(at)gaccwest.com