Investor Relations
Management Board of q.beyond AG

Thies Rixen, Management Board / CEO

Born in:
Kiel on 08.08.1972


First appointed:

Currently appointed:
until 30.9.2025

Thies Rixen


Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of q.beyond AG

since April 2023

Strengthening q.beyond AG as one of Germany’s leading independent IT service providers

Member of Management and COO, q.beyond AG

2019 - 2022

  • Modernising IT operations, expanding Cloud Competence Centre to pool hybrid cloud expertise and boost partnerships with major public cloud providers
  • Further developing cloud business as key growth driver at q.beyond AG
  • Establishing and extending nearshoring activities of q.beyond AG in Latvia and Spain

Executive Vice President, T-Systems International GmbH / Deutsche Telekom GmbH

2011 – 2019

  • Director of Pre-Sales at Deutsche Telekom GmbH (2017 – 2019)
  • Director of Sales & Service, Northern Region, P&L responsibility (2013 – 2017)
  • Optimising country companies in USA and South Africa (2011-2013)

Managing Director, Billpay GmbH

2010 – 2011

  • Safeguarding planned expansion in Germany and abroad
  • Areas of responsibility: Sales, Product Management, Expansion

CIO, easycash (now Payone)

2007 – 2010

  • Implementing post-merger integration targets, launching growth course, optimising group IT (etc.) – as Managing Director and CIO (2008 – 2010)
  • Strategic IT realignment, establishing applications development, change management, supporting M&A activities (etc.) – as Member of Management / CIO (2007 – 2008)

Consulting Manager, Electronic Data Systems (EDS)

2000 – 2007

  • IT consulting & outsourcing

International Investment Controller, Otto Versand GmbH & Co KG, Hamburg


  • Controlling for investments in France, Spain, Italy


until 2003

  • Executive MBA, St. Gallen, Switzerland (2001 – 2003)
  • Studies in business administration, Universities of Kiel and Brest, France (1993 – 1998)

Nora Wolters, Management Board / CFO

Born in: Helmstedt (Lower Saxony, Germany) on 05.10.1974

Nationality: German

First appointed: 01.01.2023

Currently appointed: until 31.12.2025

Nora Wolters


Management Board / CFO, q.beyond AG (CFO)

since 2023

  • Appointed as Chief Financial Officer of q.beyond AG
  • Responsibilities include Finance, People & Culture, Legal and Investor Relations

Commercial Director of Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH

2019 – 2022

  • Overall responsibility for strategic results-driven management and control
  • Representation of the company at subsidiaries, shareholdings, to the general public, on governing bodies and in associations and consortia
  • Implementation of the “Hamburg Takt” programme and climate targets of the City of Hamburg, particularly recruitment and e-mobility

Managing Director / Member of Management of Harzer Verkehrsbetriebe GmbH

2017 – 2019

  • Restructuring and reorganisation of company
  • Digital enhancement, including introducing e-billing and electronic approval processes
  • Collective negotiations and close cooperation with shareholders and supervisory board

Corporate customer support with special projects / project management at Volksbank eG Braunschweig Wolfsburg

2013 – 2017

  • Acquisition and support of (international) key account customers in corporate customer business
  • Support and consulting on all projects in corporate customer business in respect of digitalisation, business and Industry 4.0

Chief Financial Officer / Head of Human Resources at Schneider Anson Grant, P.C. (based in New York, USA, Frankfurt branch)

2010 – 2013

  • Successful project management and handling of all national and international finance and M&A projects
  • Responsibility for and management of Human Resources (HR) business field in Germany

Business Customer Support at Commerzbank AG, Wolfsburg

1999 – 2010

  • Deputy branch director (30 employees)
  • Authorised representative and credit officer

Customer Support at Deutsche Bank AG, Braunschweig

1996 – 1998

  • Customer support / management development programme

Training / studies

until 2017

  • MBA in General Management at Europäische Fernhochschule in Hamburg (2014 - 2017)
  • Banking studies at Bankakademie (now Frankfurt School of Finance), majoring in Corporate Finance (1997 - 2001)
  • Bank clerk training at Deutsche Bank AG in Wolfsburg (1996 – 1998)

Rules of Procedure and remuneration for the Management Board

Rules of Procedure for the Management Board

Rules of Procedure for the Management Board (only available in German)

Remuneration of the Management Board

Remuneration report for the 2023 financial year

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