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Curriculum Vitae - Gilles Christ

Member of the Board of Directors of GRENKE AG


Personal information

:: born April 15, 1970 in Wissembourg, France

:: married, 2 children



  • Gilles Christ studied Sociology at the University of Strasbourg. In 2005 he completed his MBA – with a focus on finance, marketing and strategy – at Reims Management School.
  • He began his career in 1995 at Groupama, a French insurance company, where he worked in sales and supported customers from the areas of B-to-B and B-to-C.
  • In 1998 Gilles Christ moved to GRENKE AG, where he prepared and implemented the market entry in France.
  • From 1999 to 2007, Gilles Christ managed the French subsidiary and gradually took on responsibility for the international business of other subsidiaries of GRENKE AG.
  • In 2007 Gilles Christ became a deputy member of the Board of Directors with responsibility for all international business of GRENKE AG’s subsidiaries.
  • Since May 2010, Gilles Christ has been a member of the Board of Directors of GRENKE AG. He is responsible for marketing, sales, and the franchise-system.


The GRENKE Group (GRENKE) is a global financing partner for small and medium- sized companies. As a one-stop service provider for customers, GRENKE’s products range from flexible small-ticket leasing and needs-based banking products to practical receivables management. Fast and easy processing and personal contact with customers and partners are at the centre of GRENKE’s activities.


Founded in 1978 in Baden-Baden, the Company operates in 31 countries and employs more than 1,300 staff worldwide. GRENKE shares are listed in the SDAX on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A161N30).



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