Mr. Gabriel joined SIXT November 2004 as an Operation Manager in the FranchiseDepartment. From 2006 to 2008 Mr. Gabriel has been working as a Business DevelopmentManager for the Sixt Franchise Partner in Sydney, Australia. Since Februar 2008 Mr. Gabrielhas been in various roles within SIXT as Managing Director of a number of subsidiaries andProject Manager for Sixt’s first carsharing initiative Sixti Car Club.
In May of 2011 he has been appointed as Managing Director of DriveNow a joint venture ofSIXT and BMW which was founded to offer premium carsharing services. Mr. Gabriel wasresponsible for operations and business development as well as IT. In this position hedeveloped DriveNow to become a major carsharing player in Europe being present in 13cities in 9 countries with more than 6.500 vehicles and 1.2 million customers.
With the sale of Sixt’s DriveNow shares to BMW, Mr. Gabriel decided to return to Sixt andtake over the role as president for the newly founded division SixtX, which will take care of the new mobility initiatives within Sixt.
Mr. Gabriel received a Diplom Kaufmann (FH) from the HTW in Berlin.