Close to customers and in the thick of things: Thies Rixen successfully balances his role as Head of Sales and his responsibility for ensuring the smooth operation of our Cloud, SAP and IoT business. This business administration graduate benefits here from his extensive management and IT expertise gained in senior positions at companies such as DXC and Deutsche Telekom, as well as in his role as CIO and Managing Director of the Ingenico Group.
Chief Financial Officer
The tangible success of our growth strategy is reflected in our quarterly and annual financial statements. These are compiled under the guidance of our CFO, Christoph Reif. A graduate in business administration, he has headed the Finance department since 2013. In 2019, he also took on responsibility for Compliance, Procurement, HR and Legal. He previously held senior positions at 1&1, where he was responsible for central procurement decisions.
Chief Executive Officer
This economics graduate has a clear goal – to sustainably increase q.beyond’s value. To achieve this, he has worked in recent years to turn our company into what it is now: a Cloud, SAP and IoT provider. Measures such as the sale of the telecommunications business, the strategic realignment and the rebranding as q.beyond provide the foundation for the company’s successful future. Alongside strategy, Jürgen Hermann also focuses on Investor Relations and M&A, as well as on Marketing and Communications. As a founding member, he played a key role in organising our company’s IPO in 2000. He became CFO in 2009 and in 2013 succeeded the company’s co-founder Dr. Bernd Schlobohm as CEO.
Consulting, Innovation and IoT
Thorsten Raquet is the person to ask whenever new solution architectures and technological innovations are called for at q.beyond. He initiates new projects and monitors their implementation. He is also responsible for the SAP and Microsoft consulting business. A graduate in business administration, he began his career at SAP and then headed global sales systems at BSNmedical.