Car Specialist – German Office
+49 (0) 40 441 95 737
With post-secondary degrees in Economic Science and Mechanical Engineering, Annette Abaci initially worked part-time at Mercedes-Benz and EMA GmbH during her academic studies. She continued with EMA GmbH (a milling company specializing in high-precision production parts for Mercedes-Benz) after graduation and was eventually promoted to CEO. Her successful tenure at EMA saw her not only purchase the company in 1993, but also expand the business sevenfold.
Annette then decided to follow her passion for vintage automobiles, selling the company in 2003 and joining a German classic car dealership. For the past decade, Annette has played an instrumental role in the growth of RM Sotheby’s European division. She joined RM Europe in 2006, and has been integral to the establishment, organization, and success of RM’s Ferrari, London, Monaco, and Villa d’Este auctions, as well as consigning numerous important vehicles to RM’s North American events. In 2010, she opened RM’s German office and continues to be very interested in bringing the auction culture to her German homeland Annette is passionate about German automobiles and specializes in Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche, and Jaguar, while she is most knowledgeable about automobiles manufactured in the pre-war to 1950s eras. In addition, she continues to build her own impressive personal collection, including a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster and several Jaguar XK120s, and she regularly participates in classic car rallies. Annette is fluent in English, French, Turkish, and German.