November 25, 2013
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GK SOFTWARE AG restructures the board 
and strengthens the Top Management

Schöneck, 26. November 2013 – The GK SOFTWARE AG has restructured its management and introduced a Group Management Board. Thereby the company secures the necessary flexibility for further growth.

The GK SOFTWARE AG was able to amplify with two experienced top managers as part of the launch of the Group Management Board. The Group Management Board associate: Rainer Gläß (CEO), André Hergert (CFO), Michael Jaszczyk (CTO), Achim Sieren (Executive Vice President Consulting and Solutions), Harald Kehl (SVP Global Services), Stefan Krueger (SVP Sales).

As a result, the previous Management Board has been reduced to two members and now consists of Rainer Gläß, the CEO, and André Hergert, the CFO and Human Resources Manager. Michael Jaszczyk will be transformed to become Chief Executive Officer of the GK SOFTWARE AG US American subsidiary, which is in the process of being set up. He will continue to carry out his work as Chief Technology Officer for the whole Group. The former member of the Management Board and COO, Oliver Kantner, will leave the company on mutual agreement on 30th November 2013.

Rainer Gläß, CEO of GK SOFTWARE AG commented: “We are very fortunate to gain two top managers of the industry, Achim Sieren and Harald Kehl, for our company and expect them to give decisive impetus and quickly influence for the continuation of the GK SOFTWARE growth story. The fact that managers of this caliber choose us is a clear message that the GK SOFTWARE AG is on a growth course.”

Information about Achim Sieren and Harald Kehl:

The Executive Vice President Consulting and Solutions, Achim Sieren, has been involved in intense operations with the retail market sector for many years and formerly held advisory and management positions at CAP Gemini and debis Systemhaus. He has successfully developed the SAP consultancy business within Wincor Nixdorf during the last few years and has been responsible for the global setup and expansion of professional services for retail companies.

The Senior Vize President Global Services, Harald Kehl, has been a manager for leading international companies for more than 20 years and has worked in departments like consulting, operations and services. Having spent time as the Director of Global Services at IBM and having responsibility for the consulting business in Northern/Eastern Europe at Siebel Systems, he has been heading the applications consulting business as Vice President for Consulting at Oracle in various parts of Europe since 2008.

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