Management bodies


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Peter Schneck

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.

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Dr. Markus Wesel

Dr. Markus Wesel joined the CENIT Group as a member of the Executive Board on July 1, 2020

Dr. Markus Wesel, born in 1978, graduated in 2003 from the University of Osnabrück with a degree in economics. Following his studies, he worked as a project and audit manager in the consulting & auditing department of PricewaterhouseCoopers AG until 2010. In parallel, Markus Wesel completed his doctoral studies at the University of Osnabrück from 2005-2009 and earned the title of Dr. rer. pol.

From 2010 to 2015, Dr. Wesel led the Controlling Department at KME Germany AG & Co. KG (Osnabrück) and later the department of Accounting & Processes at Paulaner Brauerei & Co. KG / Schörghuber Group (Munich). In 2015, Dr. Wesel joined the NEMETSCHEK Group / Allplan GmbH in Munich where he held the position of Senior Vice President Finance, Legal & Operations. Parallel to his professional career, Dr. Wesel is active as a lecturer: In the years 2004-2011 he taught in the Accounting & Controlling department of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Osnabrück/Emsland. Since 2014, Dr. Wesel has been an associate lecturer in the Economics Department at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Munich.

Supervisory board

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Rainer-Christian Koppitz 
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Curriculum vitae Rainer-Christian Koppitz

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Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Isabell M. Welpe
Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board

Curriculum vitae Prof.Dr. rer. pol. Isabell M. Welpe

Ricardo Malta | CENIT AG

Ricardo Malta
Employee Representative on the Supervisory Board

Curriculum vitae Ricardo Malta

The CENIT 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.



Tobias Dittrich

Tobias Dittrich

Director Human Resources

Martin Grunau | CENIT AG

Martin Grunau

Senior Vice President Dassault Systèmes Solutions & COO Keonys

Horst Heckhorn | CENIT AG

Horst Heckhorn

Senior Vice President SAP Solutions

Peter Koch | CENIT AG

Peter Koch

Senior Vice President Digital Factory Solutions

Stephan Kugele | CENIT AG

Stephan Kugele

Director Marketing and Communications

Axelle Maze

Axelle Maze

M&A Officer / CFO Keonys

Markus Schwarze | CENIT AG

Markus Schwarze

Senior Vice President CenProCS

Martin Thiel | CENIT AG

Martin Thiel

Senior Vice President Global Business Transformation & Marketing

André Vogt | CENIT AG

André Vogt

Senior Vice President Enterprise Information Management