Ralf Bender


  • Apprenticeship at the Deutsche Bank, Bankfachwirt (BA), Investmentanalyst (D.V.F.A. e.V.)
  • 1990-2005 international career with foreign assignments at the Deutsche Bank/Deutsche Morgan Grenfell and METRO Group, ultimately as COO METRO Group Asset Management (Real Estate)
  • 2006-2010 Executive Director and CFO at Majid al Futtaim Properties LLC, Dubai
  • 2010-2016 CEO of APCOA Parking Group with turnaround and financial restructuring to restore its economic and financial viability.
  • Advisory Board mandates at Südvers GmbH & Co., Tillhub GmbH
  • Former Advisory Board mandates for Praktiker AG, real,- GmbH, extra GmbH, Kaufhalle AG, Horten AG
  • Founder, manager and shareholder of Bender Holding GmbH and NETVALUE GmbH



  • Financial Services and Insurance, Retail, Real Estate-, Asset- and Investmentmanagement, Services, plant engineering, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Consulting



  • Leadership, HR Development
  • Strategy
  • M&A, IPO, Post Merger Integration
  • Business Financing
  • Reorganisation, Transformation, Reorganization, Crisis Management
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Corporate Communication
  • Communication with Board of Directors, Supervisory Board and Shareholder
  • Development of Vision and Personal Strategy