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MANAGEMENT

CENITs Board of Management, the Supervisory Board and our international Leadership Team work in a spirit of cooperation, respect and support and are united in the goal of ensuring the success and sustainable development of CENIT.

Board members

PETER SCHNECK | CEO

Peter Schneck joined the CENIT Group as a member of the Executive Board on October 18, 2021

Peter Schneck, born in 1971, graduated in law from the University of Bonn in 1997 (Major: International Business Law) and obtained an MBA degree from the University of Reading, UK in 2012.

During his career, Peter Schneck gained broad management experience, often at the helm of large, internationally active corporations. For example, he acted as Managing Director of Scheidt & Bachmann, a leading global provider of IT solutions for parking management, and later as Managing Director of car park and transport company APCOA. Following his move to Trapeze Group, a leading software provider for transport engineering owned by Canadian-based Constellation corporation, Peter Schneck headed the company as CEO from 2014 to 2019. In 2019, he joined the Management Board of DATAGROUP SE, where prior to his move to CENIT he was responsible for mergers & acquisitions, investor relations and legal affairs.

Axelle Mazé| CFO

Axelle Mazé joined CENIT Group as a member of the Executive Board on October 17, 2022

Axelle Mazé studied economics and finance at the Université in Paris and obtained a master's degree in finance from EM Normandy Business School (France) in 1995.
Following her studies, Axelle Mazé worked in the financial controlling department of international companies, where she was responsible for financial analysis and reporting.
 
In the meantime, Axelle Mazé looks back on a long and distinguished career as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of leading international companies in the B-to-B and B-to-C sectors: In her position as CFO of the French subsidiary of the textile company Wolford AG from 2001-2009, Axelle Mazé was responsible for the areas Finance, HR, Legal and Facility Management. From 2010-2015, Axelle Mazé also acted as CFO at S.E.A.D (Paris), where she led three M&A activities of the company to success.
Since 2015, in her role as CFO, Axelle Mazé has been at the helm of KEONYS, a French software implementation specialist headquartered in Suresnes. Following the acquisition of KEONYS by CENIT AG, Axelle Mazé was in charge of Finance, Change Management, HR and participated substantially in the M&A activities of the CENIT Group. Since July 2020, Axelle Mazé has become a member of the international Leadership Team and thus the highest management circle of the CENIT Group.

SUPERVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Rainer-Christian Koppitz

Rainer-Christian Koppitz

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Isabell M. Welpe

Isabell M. Welpe

Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board

Ricardo Malta

Ricardo Malta

Employee Representative on the Supervisory Board

LEADERSHIP TEAM

The CENIT leadership team works together with the Executive Board to drive forward the issues at the heart of our future strategy, across all areas of the business. Three key projects are improving our customer orientation, strengthening our ability to innovate and developing employee skills.

Michael Dengler

Michael Dengler

Senior Vice President Digital Factory Solutions

Tobias Dittrich

Tobias Dittrich

Director Human Resources

Martin Grunau

Martin Grunau

Senior Vice President Dassault Systèmes Solutions & COO Keonys

Horst Heckhorn

Horst Heckhorn

Senior Vice President SAP Solutions

Stephan Kugele

Stephan Kugele

Director Marketing and Communications

Markus Schwarze

Markus Schwarze

SVP Digital Business Services

Martin Thiel

Martin Thiel

Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy | M&A

André Vogt

André Vogt

Senior Vice President Enterprise Information Management