Gerhard Kratzer is accountable for Financial Management. Some key accomplishments are turning around a global business from a $34M loss to profitability in one year, and transferred a business-to-business (B2B) into a direct sales organization, increasing sales from $40M to $70M.
Gerhard has over a decade of international and cross-functional experience providing financial insight and direction during critical decision making processes for Heraeus, a German technology group with a focus on precious and special metals, medical technology, quartz glass, sensors and specialty light sources, and for local businesses.
Additionally, Gerhard volunteers as the Chairman of the Board, Arizona Chapter for the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. He also cares about economic empowerment, education and social services.