Management Team

Managing Directors
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer & Director of the Board

Jeronimo Folgueira has been Chief Executive Officer of Affinitas since October 1, 2015. Before joining Affinitas, Mr. Folgueira held several senior management positions at a number of other companies, including as Managing Director, International at Betfair plc (now Paddy Power Betfair plc) from 2014 to 2015, Managing Director at Bigpoint S.a.r.l. from 2011 to 2014 and Senior Strategy Executive at RTL Group from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Folgueira started his career as an investment banking analyst for Lehman Brothers (2003 – 2005) and also worked at Citigroup (2005 – 2006). Mr. Folgueira holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Navarra, Spain.

Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer

Robert W. O’Hare joined Spark in 2015 from Square, Inc., where he served as Corporate Finance & Investor Relations Lead since 2013. Prior to Square, he was Director of Financial Planning & Analysis at Pandora Media, Inc. from 2010 to 2013. Prior to Pandora, he held financial roles at Spitfire Capital (2009 – 2010), Spectrum Equity Investors (2006 – 2009) and Thomas Weisel Partners (2004 – 2006). Mr. O’Hare received his B.S. from Georgetown University and is a CFA charter holder.

Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

Michael Schrezenmaier has been Chief Operating Officer of Affinitas GmbH since September 2012. Before joining Affinitas, Mr. Schrezenmaier worked at Kuehne + Nagel, an international logistics company, from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Schrezenmaier started his career as an analyst at European Founders Fund, Germany, where he worked in 2008. Mr. Schrezenmaier holds a Master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on Finance and Accounting from WHU-Otto-Beisheim School of Management, Germany.

Senior Management
Chief Technology Officer

Benjamin Hoskins has been Chief Technology Officer for Affinitas in Berlin since January 2017. Prior to joining Affinitas, Mr. Hoskins worked with OLX (registered as PT Tokabagus) in Indonesia as Chief Technology Officer and Acting Chief Procurement Officer from May 2015 until December 2016. Mr. Hoskins served as Head of Product Development Europe for eBay UK Ltd. from February 2012 until April 2015. Mr. Hoskins was previously an Agile Consultant, and later Head of Product Development, at emergn, where he worked from January 2008 until February 2012.