Your partner for international trade.

Petersen Matex Group

A trading group with history.

Petersen Matex Group comprises several international companies involved in international trade. Although our roots extend back to the first half of the 20th century in South America, most of our companies have been founded and put onto a solid foundation within the past 5 years. The international presence of Petersen Matex Group reflects our strategic approach in the international trade and economic arena.
We are currently represented in Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, and the USA by our own companies. Through our partnerships, we also cover the South American market, with a particular focus on Brazil. We will continue to expand our international trade activities in the future, and we are always looking for new clients, suppliers, and partners to grow together with over the long term.
Through our virtual global organisation we can use our pooled know-how to find new solutions for our customers in a rapid and flexible manner.

Petersen Matex Group is a trading group with history. Our roots extend back to the first half of the 20th century. We are proud to be leading the company forward into the 21st century with fresh ideas and new approaches…

  • Petersen Matex AG
    Zug, Switzerland
  • Petersen Matex Trading GmbH
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Arco International Trading Corp.
    Miami, USA
  • Petersen Matex Trading B.V.
    Apeldoorn, the Netherlands

Petersen Matex Trading AG
Zug, Switzerland

  • Holding Company Headquarters
  • Management and Administration Headquarters
  • Strategic Development

Petersen Matex Trading GmbH,
Hamburg, Germany

  • International Trading Company
  • Financial Structuring
  • Located in the historic commercial center of Hamburg

Petersen Matex Trading B.V.,
Apeldoorn, Niederlande

  • International Trading Company
  • Financial Structuring

Arco International Trading Corporation, Miami, USA

  • Link for business transactions between North and South America
  • Sourcing location
  • Trade in semi-finished products and consumer goods

Group Management

rudolf naumann

Rudolf A. Naumann
Chairman of the Board at Petersen Matex AG, Zug
CEO of Petersen Matex Imp. e Exp. Ltda, São Paulo

Expert in International Trade and Management, Business Development and Project Development

Professional Background:

  • Petersen Matex São Paulo, Branch Manager and Head of Department
  • Arco International Trading Corp, Miami, Founder
  • Petersen Matex Trading GmbH Hamburg, Founder
  • Petersen Matex São Paulo, Managing Director, since 1996
  • Chairman of the Board at Petersen Matex AG, Zug, since 2012

Education:

  • Mechanical Engineering in Brazil (Engineer)
christian schimmel

Christian Schimmel
Board Member of Petersen Matex AG, Zug

Expert in International Project Management, M&A, Corporate Finance and Business Development

Professional Background:

  • Arthur D. Little, Wiesbaden/Dusseldorf, Strategic Business Consulting
  • Swisscom IT Services AG Zurich, Business Development and M&A
  • Board Member of Petersen Matex AG, Zug, since 2012

Education:

  • Economics in Germany, France and the USA (Business Administration)
david bailer

David Bailer
Head Financing Division of Petersen Matex Imp. e Exp. Ltda, São Paulo

Expert in International Trade and Management, Business Development and Project Development

Professional Background:

  • German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry São Paulo, Assistant to the CEO
  • Petersen Matex São Paulo, Project Manager
  • Arco International Trading Corp. Miami, Co-founder
  • Business Unit Manager at Petersen Matex São Paulo, since 2009

Education:

  • International Economics (Master) with a focus on Latin America in Tübingen
jose carlos brandaos

José Carlos Brandao
Head Trading Division of Petersen Matex Imp. e Exp. Ltda, São Paulo

Expert in International Trade and Business Administration

Professional Background:

  • Food Export Company in Brazil, Trainee and then Employee
  • Kanematsu (Chemicals) Brazil, Assistant in Export
  • Arisco Industrial Ltda. (Food and Cleaning supplies) Brazil, Export Manager
  • JCB International (export food products and construction materials to Africa and Central America) Brazil, Owner
  • Luminor Limited Hong Kong (Trade with oil and gas companies from Angola / Sonangol), Owner
  • Head of Trading Division at Petersen Matex Brazil, 2012-2016

Education:

  • Business Administration (Bachelor) with a focus on Marketing and Sales in São Paulo, Brazil
Markus Storbeck

Markus Storbeck
CEO of Petersen Matex Trading GmbH, Hamburg

Expert in International Trade, Project Management and Business Development

Professional Background:

  • Petersen Matex São Paulo, Key Account Management for trade financing and financing of international projects
  • CCC Machinery GmbH/ MPC Group Hamburg, Structuring and management of export financing projects
  • MPC Capital AG Hamburg, Project development, initiation and management of closed-end funds
  • CEO of Petersen Matex Trading GmbH, Hamburg, since 2013
  • CEO of Petersen Matex Trading B.V., Apeldoorn, Netherlands, since 2016

Education:

  • Industrial Engineering at the universities in Siegen and Hamburg
  • Executive Master of Business Administration at the Business School in São Paulo

We look forward to welcoming you as our partner.