by Property Forum | Career

The Supervisory Board of CA Immo decided on the upcoming succession of the current CEO Andreas Quint, who will retire when his Management Board mandate expires on 31 December 2021. Silvia Schmitten-Walgenbach is appointed as the new CEO with effect from the beginning of 2022 for a period of three years until December 31, 2024.


Torsten Hollstein, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CA Immo said: "With Silvia Schmitten-Walgenbach we are gaining an experienced manager who has excellent expertise in both the financial and real estate sectors. With her many years of international experience at the interface between the capital market and the real estate business, she will be an excellent addition to the Management Board team and will continue to shape CA Immo´s successful course."

Silvia Schmitten-Walgenbach joined Barclays Bank Ireland PLC in June 2014 as Chief Operating Officer responsible for activities in Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden. Previously, she was a member of the Management Board of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investment GmbH and was responsible for handling the real estate fund business of the investment company. Between 2005 and 2009 she headed the division of Real Estate Strategy at Dresdner Bank as part of the Allianz Group. There she restructured and sold Dresdner Bank's real estate portfolio before being appointed to the management board of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immobilienfonds (DEGI)/Aberdeen Property Investors Holding, where she was responsible for transactions, fund management and treasury. Silvia Schmitten-Walgenbach has also been a member of the Management Board since March 2015 and has chaired the Management Board of the Association of Foreign Banks in Germany since May 2019.