The Team

Feels like team spirit….It has to be. We don’t do master and servant. A business our size and scope can’t function with just prima donna flair players and grumpy midfield generals. A team is strongest as a complete unit, bigger and better than the sum of its parts. Our team are individuals in their own right but we work as a team. At Jacaranda we value the ability to gel and work the long hours, to be multi adaptable and skilled across different areas, to cherish the opportunities that come our way and make the very most of them.

Lars Böcking

Managing Director

Lars Böcking

Managing Director

Favorite Sports Team:
US Hockey Team, 1980 Winter Olympics, “The Miracle of Lake Placid”

Sports Idol:
Guenter Netzer

Legendary Sporting Moment:
My son Aron’s first goal in an official football match in 2010.

Mirko Gröschner

Managing Director

Mirko Gröschner

Managing Director

Favorite Sports Team:
1. FC Magdeburg

Sports Idol:
Meinhard Nehmer

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Klaus Fischer scoring the 3:3 equalizer in the Semi-Final at the WC 1982 in Seville in the match Germany vs. France

Sven Böcking

Event & Marketing

Sven Böcking

Event & Marketing

Favorite Sports Team:
Shosholoza

Sports Idol:
Vince Papale

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Ulrike Meyfahrt winning her 2nd Gold medal (2,02m), in the 1984 Olympic Games

Oliver Noe

MD Düsseldorf

Oliver Noe

MD Düsseldorf

Favorite Sports Team:
Springboks

Sports Idol:
Laird Hamilton

Legendary Sporting Moment:
South Africa winning the Rugby World Cup in 1994

Luz Marina Guevara

Accounting & Finance

Luz Marina Guevara

Accounting & Finance

Favorite Sports Team:
Audi Sailing Team powered by All4One

Sports Idol:
Rafael Nadal

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Maria Isabel Urrutua won Olympic Gold in weightlifting (Sydney 2000) – first Olympic Gold for Colombia!

Cristina Pecero

Accounting

Cristina Pecero

Accounting

Favorite Sports Team:
Sporting Sagunto Femenino CF

Sports Idol:
Vero Boquete, captain of Spain women’s national football team.

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Spain national basketball team winning the 2009 European championship against Serbia.

Eva Pizá

Event & Hospitality

Eva Pizá

Event & Hospitality

Favorite Sports Team:
Barça

Sports Idol:
Rafael Nadal

Legendary Sporting Moment:
First Davis Cup won by “armada española”, Barcelona in 2000

Stephanie Beichl

Event & Hospitality

Stephanie Beichl

Event & Hospitality

Favorite Sports Team:
FC Bayern München

Sports Idol:
Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Bernd Wiesberger winning the Ballentine´s Championship in 2012, setting twice the course record

Maria Blasco

Event & Hospitality

Maria Blasco

Event & Hospitality

Favorite Sports Team:
Spanish Waterpolo Team, Barcelona 92

Sports Idol:
Carmen Martin, Spanish Handball player in ‘Las guerreras’ Team

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Rafa Nadal winning Wimblendon in 2008 against Federer

Christoph Kröger

Event & Hospitality

Christoph Kröger

Event & Hospitality

Favorite Sports Team:
1. FC Cologne

Sports Idol:
Joe Montana, 4-time Super Bowl champion and 3-time Super Bowl MVP, as quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Uwe “Stanley” Krupp, first German hockey player to win the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche in the 1995/1996 season and scoring the winning goal in overtime against the Florida Panthers.

Eileen Salzmann

Hospitality & Communications

Eileen Salzmann

Hospitality & Communications

Favorite Sports Team:
German Field Hockey Team, Olympic Games 2008

Sports Idol:
Wladimir Klitschko

Legendary Sporting Moment:
First perfect 10 in history, Nadia Comaneci (uneven bars), Olympic Games 1976

Barbara Huber

Event & Marketing

Barbara Huber

Event & Marketing

Favorite Sports Team:
FC Bayern München

Sports Idol:
Roger Federer

Legendary Sporting Moment:
FC Bayern’s last minute win of the German Football Championship in 2000

Daniel Nixon

Event & Marketing

Daniel Nixon

Event & Marketing

Favourite Sports Team:
Arsenal FC

Sports Idol:
Philip “Hot Sauce” Champion

Legendary Sporting Moment:
The 1999 Champions League Final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich.

Ulrike Meier

Event & Marketing

Ulrike Meier

Event & Marketing

Favorite Sports Team:
Germany’s WC2014 Soccer Team

Sports Idol:
Felix Neureuther

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Milchschnitten Tennis Tournament 1992 😉

Maria del Mar García

Event & Hospitality

Maria del Mar García

Event & Hospitality

Favorite Sports Team:
Valencia C.F.

Sports Idol:
Teresa Perales, Spanish Paralympic Swimmer

Legendary Sporting Moment: All victories of the Italian motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi (9 Grand Prix WC titles)

Stephen Visser

Marketing & Sponsorship

Stephen Visser

Marketing & Sponsorship

Favorite Sports Team:
TSV 1860 München & Los Angeles Lakers

Sports Idol:
Kobe Bryant, the „Black Mamba“ – One of the best to ever play the game of basketball

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Oliver Bierhoff’s Golden Goal for the 2-1 win against the Czech Republic at the UEFA Euro 1996 Final

Isabel Simó

Event & Connectivity

Isabel Simó

Event & Connectivity

Favorite Sports Team:
Ryder Cup Team Europe

Sports Idol:
Severiano Ballesteros

Legendary Sporting Moment:
When Severiano Ballesteros won his second British Open in 1984. Amazing moment!

Fabian Kaske

Connectivity

Fabian Kaske

Connectivity

Favorite Sports Team:
FC Bayern München

Sports Idol:
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira

Legendary Sporting Moment:
FC Bayern Munich winning the UEFA Champions League in 2013.

Adrien Ruppert

Event Support

Adrien Ruppert

Event Support

Favorite Sports Team:
Valencia CF

Sports Idol:
Novak Djokovic

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Valencia CF winning the double (Liga, Uefa Cup) in 2004

Kelly Vermeer

Event Support

Kelly Vermeer

Event Support

Favorite Sports Team:
SV Werder Bremen

Sports Idol:
Jesse Owens

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Watching Usain Bolt running the new world record over 100m (9,58sec.) and 200m (19,19sec) live during the World Championships 2009 in Berlin

Melina Metzing

Event & Hospitality

Melina Metzing

Event & Hospitality

Favorite Sports Team:
Bergischer HC 06

Sports Idol:
Britta Steffen

Legendary Sporting Moment:
German Beach Volleyball Women winning Gold Medal at the Olympics 2016

Patrick Bockholt

Event & Hospitality

Patrick Bockholt

Event & Hospitality

Favorite Sports Team:
Cape Coast Ebusua Dwarfs

Sports Idol:
Josef Bockholt

Legendary Sporting Moment:
Borussia Dortmund winning the Champions League quarter final 2013 against Malaga with two goals in the overtime