NL – Giving Europe has terminated its contract with Michael Puchtler, one of the directors of the German subsidiary Giving Europe GmbH with immediate effect, according to a press release issued by the company on January 20, 2017. The press release stated: “Because of a difference of opinion with regard to future developments, both parties have decided to go their separate ways. Puchtler’s role will be taken on, on a temporary basis, by Stef van der Velde (CEO of Giving Europe BV) with immediate effect. Mr. Olaf Fischer will officially take over Puchtler’s responsibilities from 1 February this year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Michael Puchtler for his commitment and contribution to the company and we wish him every success in his future career.”
Puchtler had worked for Giving Europe since 2005, in 2007 he was appointed Executive Director of the German subsidiary in Bremen.