Bechtle AG: Change of Chairman on the Supervisory Board.
Ad hoc Announcement
Neckarsulm, 31.10.13. Citing personal family reasons, Klaus Winkler submitted his resignation as Member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bechtle AG today in compliance with the 1-month notice period required by the board's bylaws.
Mr. Winkler has been on the Bechtle AG supervisory board since May 1999.
A new supervisory board member shall be appointed in accordance with Section 104 of the German Public Companies Act (AktG) for the period from now until next year's Annual General Meeting (5 June 2014). The executive board has decided to nominate the current Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Gerhard Schick. The supervisory board decided in a meeting today to support the nomination and to elect Mr Schick as Chairman of the Supervisory Board should his appointment be confirmed.
After being appointed to the Supervisory Board of Bechtle AG in compliance with the German Public Companies Act, Gerhard Schick was unanimously elected on 02 December 2013 by the members of the Supervisory Board as the Chairman of this board.
Rene Strackerjan has held his position as an Account Manager in the field for Bechtle Solingen since 2014. His tasks include the acquisition of new customers and the strategic development and expansion of a partnership for IT solutions for SMEs.
For the first time in the company’s history, Bechtle will appoint a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) from 01 January 2023, with the position being filled from within its own ranks by Dirk Müller-Niessner, who will take on responsibility for all Bechtle Group platform activities.
Helge Höhn studied business informatics and worked as a consultant with a focus on collaboration and business intelligence in Frankfurt. As Senior Consultant he is responsible for the Microsoft Competence Center at Bechtle Mannheim. His focus topics are Modern Workplace with M365 and Security.
In my role as team leader and senior sales consultant for VMware Software Solutions, I am responsible for Bechtle's operative VMware business from the Lead Competence Center & Cloud Transformation. I have been working in IT since my studies and work at the Westphalian Wilhelm University of Münster, where I was responsible for the HPC and HTC systems as well as the virtual infrastructure. Based on this technical background I have built up my presales role. Since 2013, I have been supporting Bechtle's sales units on all strategic, sales and commercial topics relating to VMware.
After completing his studies in sport science, American studies and philosophy, Stefan Maurer worked in Munich as a freelance journalist. He has been working for Bechtle AG as a Digital Content Specialist 2018. Before that, he worked for TSG Hoffenheim, taking care of the website and app for the Bundesliga team.
Michael Möllers works as a consultant in the Bechtle Competence Center Digital Solutions. His focus is on business model innovation and digitalisation. Previously, he completed his M.Sc. in Strategic Entrepreneurship at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and studied during his bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences at Maastricht University and University of California, Santa Cruz.
Marius König has been working as a Senior System Engineer in the Security Competence Team since May 2018. He is a trained IT specialist for system integration and has focused on security solutions for the past six years. His focus is on the products of the manufacturer Sophos. In this area he has implemented numerous security projects.