Ernst-Ludwig DrayssSupervisory Board Chairman Born 18.11.1948
Ernst-Ludwig Drayss has more than 40 years of experience in the financial sector. Having been in charge of introducing modern financial analysis in the German market while serving as the Director and Head of Investment Research of the Deutsche Bank since 1984, he is widely recognized in the international asset management industry. He is also known for his passion in Armenia as a whole, and especially for Armenian music.
From 1990, he has served as the Managing Director and CIO of Deutsche Asset Management and Deutsche Asset Management International. He was also a board member of Morgan Grenfell Asset Management. In 2000, he assumed General Power of Attorney for M.M. Warburg & Co and became the Head of Warburg´s asset management activities. In 2002 he co-founded Berlin & Co and has served on the executive board of the holding ever since. Since 2006, he is the managing director of C-Quadrat Asset Management which is an affiliated company of the C-Quadrat Group.
He has been awarded with the “St. Nerses the Graceful” medal for his great love and passion for Armenia tangible expression of which was setting up a UNESCO-partnership between Armenia and Germany. He is member of the advisory boards of the German Association for Financial Analysis and Asset Management (Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management) and of the Association of Independent Asset Managers in Germany (Verband unabhängiger Vermögensverwalter Deutschland). Mr. Drayss was also awarded with “Certificate of Honor” on behalf of Mesrop Mashtots institute Matenadaran.
Mr. Drayss holds a Diploma (German MSc equivalent) in Economics from the University of Mannheim.
Andreas WimmerMember of the Supervisory Board Born 25.03.1966
Andreas Wimmer is a management board member of C-Quadrat Wealth Management GMBH and a proxy holder of C-Quadrat Investment AG. He is a well-known expert for his organizational, leadership and marketing skills and abilities. He heads the marketing department and is the deputy head of the Department of Legal, Risk Management and HR.
Mr. Wimmer has started his career at German Bertelsmann Group and became the managing director of the company's Austrian subsidiary Gruner&Jahr after three years. Following the acquisition of “News” magazine, he was leading a media conglomerate with 350 employees. He eventually became the managing director of “News” and was responsible for its marketing and sales activities.
In 1999, Mr. Wimmer became the business manager of Mediaprint/Kurier Magazines Group, the largest print media company in Austria, before joining C-Quadrat in 2001 as a management board member.
Mr. Wimmer has received a Magister (Austrian MSc equivalent) in International Trade from the WU Vienna.
Johannes KärcherMember of the Supervisory Board Born 24.12.1950
Mr. Kärcher is a German businessman and co-owner of the Kärcher Group responsible for more than 10,000 employees in 41 countries. He is also widely known for his profound philanthropic activities in many countries. He has a deep emotional connection not only with Germany, but with Brazil and Armenia as well. Among many other rewards, he has been honored with the Order of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Armenian “St. Nerses the Gracious” medal.
Johannes Kärcher is the non-executive Chairman of the Board of the Kärcher Group. He has majored in law at the University of Munich and is a registered lawyer.
Carlos Mendez de VigoMember of the Supervisory Board Born 27.07.1969
Carlos Mendez de Vigo is a board member at C-Quadrat Investment AG and is the CFO of C-Quadrat Group.
Mr. Carlos Mendez de Vigo has accumulated extensive experience in international asset management. He initially served as an M&A analyst in Banque Bruxelles Lambert before joining the business development department for Latin America in Oetker International, an international food retail company. Subsequently, he was responsible for credit risk management and ratings advisory at Goldman Sachs International in London. Later, Mr. Mendez de Vigo joined Morgan Stanley & Co. International as an executive director of credit risk management. Starting from 2014, he served as the director of Financial Institution and Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI) Risk Management Division for Europe and EMEA at Barclays Bank in London prior to joining C-Quadrat Investment AG.
Carlos Mendez de Vigo studied at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid and later received his Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School in New York.
C-Quadrat Ampega Asset Management Armenia awards EUR 1000 to students for their thesis works in pension economics and asset management11.09.2020
C-Quadrat Ampega Asset Management Armenia in cooperation with the Armenian Economic Association organized an online student conference on August 28, 2020 where students and recent graduates presented their research on the topics of pension economics and asset management.Read more
The chairman of the supervisory board of C-Quadrat Ampega Asset Management Armenia and an old friend of Armenia, Ernst-Ludwig Drayss, discussed the specialties of Armenia’s funded pension system, as well as its advantages with the German journal, Portfolio Institutionell.
Appreciating the efforts of the doctors and medical staff of Armenia to combat the coronavirus epidemic, C-Quadrat Ampega Asset Management Armenia, provides AMD 15,000,000 worth supplies and equipment to medical institutions and nursing homes.Read more
Please be informed that June 11th is a non-working day for our fund administrator Raiffeisen Bank International AG, who calculates the net asset values (NAV) of the Fixed, Conservative and Balanced Pension Funds as well as CQ Armenia Growth Investment Fund managed by C-QUADRAT Ampega Asset Management Armenia LLC.Read more