At its annual general meeting on 19 February 2019 BF.direkt AG has expanded its board of directors. Manuel Köppel was appointed to the board of directors, where he joins former sole member of the board of directors and founder of the company Francesco Fedele.
Köppel has been at the company since 2014. He is the head of finance and risk management. The structuring of institutional finance products is also his responsibility. CEO Fedele will continue to focus on the strategic market positioning of the company and sales.
From 1999 to 2010 Köppel held various positions at the LBBW Group, including in corporate finance and group strategy. Before he joined BF.direkt AG, he was working as a freelance consultant in the field of M&A and investments with a focus on the financial services industry.