Rocket Internet says CFO Kimpel has resigned

Published: August 20, 2018
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CFO Peter Kimpel of Rocket Internet, a German venture capital group, attends the shareholder meeting in Berlin, Germany, June 23, 2015.
PHOTO: REUTERS

CFO Peter Kimpel of Rocket Internet, a German venture capital group, attends the shareholder meeting in Berlin, Germany, June 23, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS

BERLIN: Rocket Internet’s finance chief Peter Kimpel had resigned to pursue a new management challenge, the German company said in a statement on Monday.

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Kimpel, who joined Rocket from Goldman Sachs in 2014 and helped oversee the group’s initial public offering, will leave effective at the beginning of October, it said.

The news comes following a Bloomberg report last week that said Barclays had hired Kimpel to run its German operations.

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Rocket said on Monday that Chief Executive Oliver Samwer would assume Kimpel’s responsibilities when he leaves.

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