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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 in 1958) is a member of the Executive Board and responsible for the department Banking. He is also responsible for the areas of Sales Support, Inside Sales, Corporate Account Management and for the adesso subsidiaries adesso insurance solutions GmbH, alleato assekuranzmakler GmbH and adesso banking solutions GmbH.

He was appointed as a member of the adesso SE Executive Board for these responsibilities in 2000. With his many years of business management and project management experience, Michael Kenfenheuer is having a major impact on the development and expansion of the company's network of technical and industry experts. From 2011 to mid-2015 Michael Kenfenheuer was the Co-Chairman of adesso SE. Since 1 July 2015 he assumes the Chairmanship.

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 and adesso Netherlands B.V. He is also responsible for the adesso investments com2m GmbH and adesso manufacturing solutions GmbH. Furthermore, he is responsible for the Human Resources, Proposal Management and Corporate Communications departments on the Executive Board.

Before 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 this, the adesso Executive Board member held various management positions at Atos andT-Systems for fifteen years.

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 and Cross Industries. He is also responsible for the adesso holdings adesso as a service GmbH, adesso mobile solutions GmbH, adesso Orange AG, adesso Transformer Deutschland GmbH, KIWI Consulting EDV-Beratung GmbH, medgineering GmbH and percision services GmbH. He is also responsible for the areas of legal affairs, IT and project management office.

Before he was appointed to the Executive Board of adesso SE in 2015, he was employed at CompuGroup Medical Deutschland, where he most recently headed various business divisions as Area Vice President Telematics & AddOn.

Andreas Prenneis

Stefan Riedel, Member of the Board of Directors

Stefan Riedel (born in 1967) heads the Insurance division as a board member and is also responsible for the adesso subsidiary adesso experience GmbH.

Before he was appointed to the board of adesso SE in 2020, Stefan Riedel was the general representative of IBM Deutschland GmbH for the insurance sector – first as vice president in German-speaking countries (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 Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions. He heads the Health division as a board member and is also responsible for the subsidiaries adesso health solutions GmbH and inQventures GmbH.

From September 2021, Schroeder will additionally assume responsibility for the area of administration at adesso. Before he was appointed to the Executive Board of adesso SE, the graduate in business informatics, LL.M. and executive MBA was responsible for the strategy development for the 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 a member of the Executive Board and responsible for the business divisions Data & Analytics, Microsoft and Digital Experience at adesso.

He has years of experience as a tech founder and managing director of his own successful IT companies in Germany and other countries (C:1 Solutions GmbH and DD SYNERGY AG). Torsten Wegener spent the past seven years working in Germany for U.S.-based global corporate group Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH). He was responsible for the data-driven business in the position of Vice President Artificial Intelligence & Analytics. Later, as Vice President Digital Business, he was also responsible for digital strategy, interactive, IoT and digital engineering.

Torsten Wegener

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