SNP Introduces new Members of the Board of Directors

Michael Eberhardt
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SNP Introduces new Members of the Board of Directors

Heidelberg, May 11, 2021 – SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE (ISIN: DE0007203705), a world-leading provider of solutions for digital transformation processes and software-based data migrations, has published today the invitation to this year’s Annual General Meeting and in this context announced the candidates for the new Board of Directors. Prof. Dr. Claus Heinrich, Prof. Dr. Christoph Hütten, Sebastian Reppegather as well as Richard Roy are to be elected at the Annual General Meeting on June 17, 2021. They succeed Dr. Michael Drill, Rainer Zinow and Gerhard Burkhardt, who are no longer available for re-election. Dr. Karl Benedikt Biesinger, member of the Board of Directors, is seeking re-election before the end of his term in order for all members of the Board of Directors to serve for concurrent terms. The remainder of his current term will not be added to a possible new term.  

Dr. Karl Benedikt Biesinger has been a member of the Board of Directors of SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE since July 2019. He is a co-founder of RB Reiserer Biesinger Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH and has been active in the fields of capital market law, corporate law as well as accounting and tax law for more than three decades. As such, he advises medium-sized and large national and international companies.

Prof. Dr. Claus E. Heinrich is the founder and Chairman of the Executive Board of the software company sovanta AG. Prior to that, he spent 22 years at SAP AG, including 14 years in the Executive Board. As a chairman of the executive board, his responsibilities included software development, human resources, internal IT and management of the development centers. He is a manager, entrepreneur and highly competent industry expert with many years of DAX experience. As a former member of the BITKOM executive committee and numerous other committees, he maintains an excellent network both with IT companies and with their customers.

Prof. Dr. Christoph Hütten is a freelance management consultant and honorary professor at the University of Mannheim. Thanks to his long career at SAP, he has extensive experience in the software industry. With his many years of professional experience as Chief Accounting Officer and manager at the highest executive level, he also has broad expertise in the areas of financial processes, financial reporting and corporate governance as well as in corporate strategy and human resources management.

Sebastian Reppegather is Senior Investment Director & Head of Listed Investments at Luxempart S.A., Leudelange, Luxemburg, which pursues a long-term investment approach and currently holds a stake of around 9% in SNP SE. He has many years of international experience in the areas of entrepreneurial investments in listed companies, M&A and private equity as well as corporate finance. His expertise includes the development and implementation of sustainable investment strategies that generate added value.

Richard Roy was, among other things, Chairman of the Executive Board of Microsoft Germany and has extensive experience as a Supervisory and Board of Directors member. He is an experienced manager and management consultant in the software and IT environment. In his long professional career, he has held management positions at various global companies for many years and has excellent market knowledge.

“As ‘The Data Transformation Company’, we are ideally positioned as the leading solution provider for data transformations in the SAP environment. We will successfully implement our corporate strategy with the new Board of Directors, which unites international experience and well-balanced expertise. It is our goal to realize the next phase of sustainable growth of SNP together,” explains Michael Eberhardt, CEO of SNP SE.


About SNP

SNP is a world-leading provider of software for managing complex digital transformation processes. Instead of traditional IT consulting in the ERP environment, SNP offers an automated approach using specially developed software: The Data Transformation Platform CrystalBridge® and the SNP BLUEFIELDTM approach allow companies to restructure and modernize their IT landscapes much more quickly and securely as well as migrate to new systems or cloud environments more securely. This gives customers clear qualitative advantages while at the same time reducing their time and costs.

The SNP Group has around 1,600 employees worldwide. The company is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, and generated revenue of around EUR 144 million in the 2020 fiscal year. It serves multinational companies in all industries. SNP was established in 1994, went public in 2000, and has been listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since August 2014 (ISIN DE0007203705). Since 2017, the company has been trading as a European company (Societas Europaea/SE).

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Executive Vice President Corporate Development

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Global Head of Investor Relations

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