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Management

Responsible for the economic and strategic corporate development

Clear Responsibilities – Joint Accountability

adesso Group is led by an expert management team with clear responsibilities. Nevertheless, the team is jointly accountable for solid financial and strategic business development.

Michael Kenfenheuer, CEO

Michael Kenfenheuer (born 1958) is the Executive Board member in charge of the Banking division. He is also responsible for Sales Support, Inside Sales, Corporate Account Management and for the adesso subsidiaries adesso insurance solutions GmbH, alleato assekuranzmakler GmbH, adesso banking solutions GmbH and Afida GmbH. In 2000 he was appointed to the Executive Board of adesso SE. Based on his many years of experience in corporate management and project management, Michael Kenfenheuer makes a significant contribution to building and expanding the network of technical and industry experts. From 2011 to mid-2015, Michael Kenfenheuer was Co-Chairman of the Executive Board of adesso SE. He took over as Chairman of the Executive Board on 1 July 2015.

Michael Kenfenheuer

Dirk Pothen, Member of the Executive Board

Dirk Pothen (born 1967) is a member of the Executive Board and responsible for the business divisions Automotive and Transportation, Manufacturing Industry as well as for the foreign subsidiaries adesso Austria GmbH, adesso Bulgaria EOOD, adesso Schweiz AG, adesso Turkey Bilgi Teknolojileri Ltd. Şti, adesso Spain Consultoría y Soluciones Tecnologicas, S.L, adesso Netherlands B.V, adesso Hungary Software & Consulting Kft., adesso Nordics Oy, adesso Sweden AB, adesso Denmark ApS, adesso Italia and adesso Romania IT Services & Consulting SRL. He is also responsible for the adesso investments material.one AG and adesso manufacturing solutions GmbH. Furthermore, he is responsible for the Human Resources, Proposal Management and Corporate Communications departments on the Executive Board. Prior to his appointment to the Executive Board of adesso SE in 2018, Dirk Pothen most recently served as Managing Director DACH at SQS Software Quality Systems AG in Cologne. Prior to that, the adesso Executive Board member spent fifteen years in various management positions at Atos and T-Systems, including Senior Vice President Application Development.

Dirk Pothen

Andreas Prenneis, Member of the Executive Board

Andreas Prenneis (born 1965) is a member of the Executive Board and responsible for the business divisions Public Administration, IT Management Consulting, Utilities, Cross Industries and Sports. He is also responsible for the adesso holdings adesso as a service GmbH, adesso mobile solutions GmbH, adesso Orange AG, adesso Transformer Deutschland GmbH, medgineering GmbH, KIWI Consulting EDV-Beratung GmbH and percision services GmbH. He is also responsible for the areas of legal, compliance, IT and project management office. Prior to his appointment to the Executive Board of adesso SE in 2015, he worked at CompuGroup Medical Germany, where he most recently managed various business areas as Area Vice President Telematics & AddOn.

Andreas Prenneis

Stefan Riedel, Member of the Board of Directors

Stefan Riedel (born 1967) is the Executive Board member in charge of the Insurance division and is also responsible for the adesso subsidiary adesso experience GmbH. Before being appointed to the Executive Board of adesso SE in 2020, Stefan Riedel led the insurance division as a general representative of IBM Deutschland GmbH - first as Vice President in the German-speaking region (DACH) and then as Vice President for Europe.

Stefan Riedel

Jörg Schroeder, Member of the Executive Board

Jörg Schroeder (born 1977) is a member of the Executive Board and responsible for the areas of Finance and Controlling, Investor Relations as well as Admin and Mergers & Acquisitions. He heads the Health division as a board member and is also responsible for the subsidiaries adesso health solutions GmbH, adesso ventures GmbH and HEALAY GmbH. Before being appointed to the Executive Board of adesso SE in 2019, the graduate in business informatics, LL.M. and executive MBA was initially responsible for the strategy development and implementation of the BITMARCK group of companies as Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Executive Board since 2015. Most recently, as Chief Financial Officer of BITMARCK Holding GmbH, he was responsible for the areas of finance, controlling and purchasing of the group and all subsidiaries.

Jörg Schroeder

Torsten Wegener, Member of the Executive Board

Torsten Wegener (born 1966) is the Executive Board member responsible for the Data & Analytics, Microsoft, Retail, Digital Experience, Salesforce, Customer Experience and Customer Relationship Solutioning business units. He is also responsible for the adesso investment Reachbird AG. Before Torsten Wegener was appointed to the Executive Board of adesso SE, he worked for the US global corporation Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) in Germany. Here he was initially responsible for the data-driven business as Vice President Artificial Intelligence & Analytics. Later, as Vice President Digital Business, he was also responsible for the areas of digital strategy, interactive, IoT and digital engineering. He has many years of experience as a tech founder and managing director of his own successful IT companies in Germany and abroad (C:1 Solutions GmbH and DD SYNERGY AG).

Torsten Wegener

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