Robert Gärtner has been a member of the Executive Board of Ernst Russ AG since March 2019. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of the company from June 2016 to February 2019. In addition to his role as CEO, he is responsible for the Shipping segment.
As a trained industrial manager and company accountant, he has held numerous financial management positions in both group and medium-sized companies over his 50-year career. Robert Gärtner joined INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG as a partner and member of the Executive Board in 2006. He led the company from supplying the ship-building industry to becoming a leading provider of software and services in the maritime industry.
Head of Finance
Thomas Deutsch has held a management position at the ER Group for over 15 years. As head of the commercial division, he is responsible for accounting, taxes, controlling, IT, business development and investor relations. He is also Managing Director of the shipping company Ernst Russ Maritime Management GmbH & Co. KG. As an authorized signatory and member of the management team, he is involved in all operational and strategic decisions of the ER group.
After studying business administration, Thomas Deutsch worked for seven years at one of the major international auditing firms before joining the ER Group.