David Scheffler took over country management for Engel & Völkers in France at the beginning of the year. Within the scope of his new position as CEO of Engel & Völkers France, he is now focusing his efforts on expanding the brand across the country. For almost 20 years now, David Scheffler has been working internationally for Engel & Völkers in various different roles. Most recently, he was responsible for the operational business of the Engel & Völkers Market Centers. In 2013, Engel & Völkers introduced the Market Center concept alongside the already well-established licence partner system, in order to be able to expand quicker in key international property markets.
New Managing Director at the Market Center Paris
Another new appointment is that of Marcus Walthaner as the new Managing Director of the Engel & Völkers Market Center in Paris. Before joining Engel & Völkers, he held positions including Marketing Director and subsequent Head of Sales at the Italian Group AMC Italia S.p.A in Milan, going on to become Managing Director of Tupperware in Switzerland and most recently Managing Director of the French subsidiary of WIV International AG, a company specialised in the sale of fine wines.
By the end of the year, Engel & Völkers in France is aiming to recruit as many as 200 new real estate agents.