With Christoph Ficher, the Frankfurt ESG expert Westbridge Advisory / Argentus / Agradblue (Westbridge) signs the next high-profile new hire. After Yama Mahasher, Nina Stöferle and Anne Jeck, Ficher also moves to the ESG advisor. He has been filling the newly created position of Head of Controlling & Operations / Managing Director at Westbridge since November 1, 2022. At the sustainability specialist, the 38-year-old will in future be responsible for the development of reporting as well as close support of the operational business and the expansion of international activities. In his position, he will report directly to the management board.
Ficher moves from international real estate service provider Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), where he has worked for the past eleven years. Starting as a junior controller in 2011, he most recently held the position of Senior Team Leader Financial Planning & Analysis there as an authorized signatory. After successfully completing his studies in business law at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Ficher started his professional career in 2010 at the Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica S.A..
"As a company, we look back on a very eventful year. Starting with the merger with Argentus in February, followed by the integration of Agradblue in the summer to the recently announced investment in QUANTREFY. In line with our strategy, we continue to grow and move closer to our goal of becoming the leading ESG advisor in the industry. In order to consistently pursue our ambitious expansion plans, we need high-caliber personnel additions such as Christoph Ficher. We are happy to have him on board," says Yama Mahasher, Managing Director at Westbridge.