Marcus Keitzer, born in Gießen, Germany, holds a degree in business administration and is a CFA Charterholder. He began his career in the audit department of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Frankfurt and then moved on to the Transaction Services Unit at KPMG in Frankfurt and the Middle East. Between 2011 and 2014, he worked for the Sovereign Wealth fund of the state of Qatar where he was involved in various transactions in the food sector.
In 2014, Keitzer joined the PHW Group as Head of M&A and became a member of the board in 2018. His board role includes leading the Alternative Protein Unit at the PHW Group and he was instrumental in realizing the PHW Group's strategic partnerships with the Israeli start-up SuperMeat and the US companies Beyond Meat, JUST and Good Catch. He is driven by the question of how we will feed ourselves in the future and which products belong in a balanced protein mix.