GroupMAV‘s team of analysts brings over 30 years of professional experience in emerging markets to the job. We understand the challenges of finding a competent and trusted research partner in both China and Africa. Our multi-cultural and bilingual teams leverage local contacts and industry knowledge with professional systematic fieldwork to provide the highest quality of service to our clients.
We cover a broad range of sectors but give particular attention to the Fintech, CleanTech, AgriTech, and Smart Manufacturing sectors; which are the topic of most of our market reports and much of our customized work.
Boaz Rottenberg – Managing Director
Boaz Rottenberg is the chairman and founder of GroupMAV .
Boaz has founded GroupMAVin 2006 and was its Managing Director since its founding. Boaz has also served on the Board of the Israeli Chamber of Commerce in China for 4 years and was the Deputy General Manager of a leading Chinese manufacturer of Industrial Abrasives for over 4 years.
Boaz grew up in Israel and Hong Kong and has lived and worked in China for over 20 years. He received an M.A. in Economics from the University of Hong Kong and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Haifa in Israel.
Boaz is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, and Hebrew.
Yoav Rottenberg – Managing Director, Africa
Yoav Rottenberg is a business development professional with over 10 years of experience in business development and management positions in developing markets. Yoav has experience working in business development in East African, Chinese, and Eastern European markets with a proven track record throughout his career.
Yoav has spent close to 20 years of his life living, studying and working abroad in various countries including Israel, Tanzania, China, Singapore, London, and Hong Kong.
Yoav holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A, both from the University of Tel-Aviv in Israel.
Robert Slagenweit – General Manager, Business Data Division
Robert Slagenweit is the head of GroupMAV’s Business Data Division.
Robert joined GroupMAV in early 2017 and helped form the group’s data division. Since then, he’s been busy developing and running the group’s in-house software and database applications as well as managing a wide range of projects and coordinating between our international clients and our local research teams.
Robert holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Nanchang University and is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, and German.
Rachel Lee – Operations Manager, China
Rachel Lee is the China head of operations at GroupMAV. Rachel has been with GroupMAV since January, 2012.
Since joining GroupMAV, Rachel has played a key role in almost all our business data and business research projects.
Rachel grew up in Hunan and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Trade and Tourism from Beijing Geely University.