Management Board

Marc Schachtel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

As CEO, Marc Schachtel is responsible for the management and strategic direction of ParshipMeet Group. Marc joined the company in 2011 and held roles of co CEO, COO, and CTO, among others, until his appointment as CEO in 2023. Before joining ParshipMeet Group, he was involved in the development of various internet companies and worked for BCG subsidiary Platinion. Marc has a degree in computer science (TU Berlin). 

Management Team

David Lorbacher

Interim Chief Financial Officer (Interim CFO) 

As interim CFO of ParshipMeet Group, David Lorbacher is responsible for the company’s Finance functions. These include Controlling, Accounting, Reporting, Taxes as well as Internal Control and Risk Management. David has been with the company since 2016 and before his appointment as interim CFO served as Deputy CFO and SVP Group Finance. He holds a degree in Business Administration (Universität Würzburg) and, previously, worked for PwC. 

Monika Strotmann

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) 

As CHRO, Monika Strotmann is responsible for human resources and organizational development at ParshipMeet Group. This includes Talent Acquisition, HR Business Partnering, Talent Management, HR Operations, Compensation and Benefits as well as Facility Management. Monika joined ParshipMeet Group in 2018 and has been continuously developing these areas ever since. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Lund University and previously worked at Warner Bros. and diconium strategy,

Herbert Murschenhofer

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) 

As CMO, Herbert Murschenhofer is responsible for all global brand and marketing activities of ParshipMeet Group’s portfolio brands. This includes Strategic Brand Management, cross-channel management of online and offline campaigns as well as the areas of Creative/Design and Social Media. Herbert has been with ParshipMeet Group since 2011 and previously worked for the dating company be2 as well as Procter & Gamble. He completed his business degree at the EBS University of Business and Law. 

Gareth Mandel

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Dating

As COO Dating, Gareth Mandel is responsible for numerous commercial functions of ParshipMeet Group Dating activities. In addition to the coordination of Marketing, Sales and Analytics measures, this also includes the areas of Customer Service, Trust & Safety and Advertising. Gareth joined ParshipMeet Group in 2017 having previously worked for United Airlines, among other companies. He holds advanced degrees in Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University and received his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 

Dr. Jörg Rasinger

Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPTO)

As CPTO, Jörg Rasinger is responsible for the product and technological development of ParshipMeet Group’s offerings. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s Product, CRM, Engineering and Corporate IT functions, among others. Jörg has held several management positions in engineering at ParshipMeet Group since 2013. He holds a degree in business informatics from TU Vienna and, previously, worked for BCG subsidiary Platinion, among others.