Has over 20 years’ experience as a successful manager in international groups and as a restructuring expert.

During this period, Gerrit Venter has been involved in advising and implementing successful business transfers and restructuring as a managing director, CEO and CFO (focus: trading, manufacturing and real-estate companies), having previously worked as an auditor with KPMG in South Africa.

Mr Venter studied at the University of the Free State (South Africa), is a South African certified auditor and graduated from the Professional Supervisory Board and Committee Work Certified Program of the Danube University Krems. He speaks German, English and Afrikaans to a fluent business level.

 

Specialism

Interim management, business restructuring

 

Gerrit assists clients with:

  • Temporary postings as CEO, CFO, COO, managing director
  • Preparing businesses for a potential sale (Pre-sale preparation)
  • Integrating businesses following a takeover (Post-Merger integration)
  • Developing and supporting the preparation of business strategies
  • Supervisory or advisory board membership
  • Process optimization in administrative and IT fields, driving digitalisation
  • Implementing control systems / streamlining internal audit / setting up reporting systems
  • Planning and implementing restructuring exercises