Team

The faces behind the rigging specialists

Since its foundation in 2007, the company has grown steadily and the team behind Even2 now consists of many hard-working colleagues. So let us introduce ourselves!

Our Business Management

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René Karnahl

 

Managing Director

Founder of Even2

René Karnahl

René is in the event business since 1991 and started from scratch as a local rigger and stage builder while still being in his apprenticeship. He then set up his own company in 1994 which specialised in rigging and live event production. In 2001 René was one of the first riggers in Germany to pass the official rigging certificate of the FEA.

Before founding Even2 in 2007, he worked for some of the world’s biggest companies like Mercedes, SAP and Volkswagen and for international superstars like Michael Jackson, U2, Madonna and Kylie Minogue.

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Alex Würfel

 

Technical Manager

Partner of Even2

Alex Würfel

Alex has worked in the event production industry since 1993. Alongside his studies at Siemens to become an electrical engineer, he has extensive experience across a range of disciplines including temporary structures, lighting, power distribution, rigging and security & crowd control. Alex has a master’s degree in Security and Safety, holds a certificate for electrical engineering and is a Level 3 Rigger certified by the German SQQ2.

Before joining forces with Rene to form Even2, he worked for some of the biggest acts such as U2, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Phil Collins, Madonna and AC/DC.

The office team

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Alex Eiben

 

Operations Manager & HR

Alex Eiben

Alex has been with the company almost from the beginning, is responsible for the operations of the whole company and oversees our human resources department.

Thorsten Siebers

Thorsten Siebers 

 

Business Development

Thorsten Siebers

Thorsten boosts the performance of Even2  and thus actively drives our business development forward. He also keeps spirits high as our good mood officer.

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Winnie Orines

 

Admin Executive

Winnie Orines

Winnie joined Even2 with five years of experience in the event industry and previously completed a Bachelor of Finance.

She says of herself that she feels very comfortable in our team and there is always something new about to learn in our industry.

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Natalie Gerber

 

Marketing Coordinator

Natalie Gerber

Natalie develops our marketing. She has a Bachelor's degree in Corporate Communications and previously worked in the PR departments of Eurowings and the Hyatt Group.

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Sandeep Kesavan

 

Chief Accountant

Sandeep Kesavan

Sandeep holds a Bachelor of Commerce and over the last two decades he has managed the financial processes of many big companies across the UAE.

He handles our financial processes, such as monthly, quarterly and semi-annual statements, and constantly monitors our numbers.

Muskan Samtani

Muskan Samtani

 

Marketing Assistance

Muskan Samtani

Muskan is about to finish her Masters in Marketing & Entrepreneurship and actively supports the Marketing Department with her ideas and work power.

Our Technical Team

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Artem Schneider

 

Vectorworks Specialist

Artem Schneider

Artem is our all-rounder: He creates the technical drawings, inspects locations, prepares the calculations for the statics, and operates as a level 3 rigger. He either makes the setups on-site himself or coordinates the team accordingly, while making sure, that the logistics and the timing merge seemlessly together.

Ivan

Ivan Zakharchenko

 

Irata Specialist

Ivan Zakharchenko

Ivan can look back to a decade of challenging projects in Russia and Europe. He is leading the field when it is all about going for that extra mile.

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Marcel Kellermann

 

On-site manager

Marcel Kellermann

Marcel has been with us for more than ten years and is well known in our network.

Before he joined Even2, he already had several years of experience as a stage builder & rigger and has worked for top acts like AC/DC, Metallica, Rammstein and Linkin Park.

 

Shahzad Ali

Shahzad Ali

 

Warehouse Supervisor

Shahzad Ali

Shahzad is a great team player and a self-driven and motivated technician with certified rigging skills.

Furthermore he is overseeing the loading processes and is responsible for the correct documentation at the warehouse.

Haziq Ali

Haziq Ali

 

Crew Supervisor

Haziq Ali

Haziq has been working in the UAE since 2008. His career started as a stage builder and over the last years he evolved from a grounder to a rigger and eventually became the head of the rigging department at his previous company. After joining Even2, he continues to learn and has since passed many more certificates.

Ravi Dewage

Ravi Dewage

 

Electrician

Ravi Dewage

Ravi is our electrician and takes care of the maintenance of our electronic equipment as well as the technology inside our office. He also supports our EXPO projects and handles the installations there.

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