Supervisory Board

Harald Martin

Chairman, Supervisory Board

Harald is Senior Vice President in the SAP Digital Business Services (DBS) board area, leading the DBS Partner Strategy and Business Development with a focus on the adoption of S/4HANA.  Prior to this appointment, Harald was Senior Vice President in the SAP Global Partner Operations organization, responsible for the channel expansion strategy to identify and build additional indirect revenue streams. Earlier Harald held various roles including head of Strategic Service Partners, SAP’s Internet / Intranet strategy, corporate business development and joint go-to-market with partners for SAP products such as NetWeaver, ERP, Analytics and MDM.

Harald is an SAP veteran with over 23 years of experience in various roles. In particular he has an outstanding expertise in strategic alliances, partner business development, sales, complex project management and a broad understanding of and experience in American, European and Asian business cultures.

He is located at the SAP Corporate Headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.

Hans-Dieter Scheuermann

Deputy Chairman, Supervisory Board

Hans-Dieter Scheuermann has extensive experience at SAP in the fields of the Financials and Insurance solutions. Since 2003, he heads up the SAP Executive Value Network, deploying his now 37 years of experience at SAP financials and accounting directly in strategic customer relationships.

This team has set itself the aim of serving as “trusted advisor” to strategic customers at the board level and of building a sustainable, comprehensive partnership between them and SAP. This initiative is aimed primarily at CFOs and CHOs. Since his partial early retirement at SAP in 2011 he is in the role of Board Advisor for Finance Innovation for SAP and partners in the SAP Ecosystem connecting to the CFO networks. After his retirement in 2014 he reengaged at SAP SE in founding the SAP Senior Expert Service for SAP Retirees.

After his studies in Mathematics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, he started his career at SAP in 1978 as a developer for financials and accounting solutions. From 1991, he was head of development for the financials and accounting application. From 1998 to 2000, he was Director of the Industry Business Unit (IBU) Insurance. Before starting his current position, he assumed global responsibility of the General Business Unit (GBU) Financials.

Dr. Michael Fuchs

Member, Supervisory Board

The professional career of Michael is characterized by a strong SAP and Consulting focus. In more than 25 years, he gained a 360-degree background in SAP. He started at the Customer Side as an inhouse consultant in companies like AEG and Ina Schaeffler. Then, he switched to the SAP Partner and Competitor side. At IDS Scheer and Accenture, he assumed various Executive Management positions. After that, he joined SAP as Global Vice President, holding various Executive Management roles for the License and the Consulting Businesses. As a member of the Executive Management Board DACH, he led the entire SAP Consulting Business in that region. In addition, he was member of the Global Strategy board at SAP.

Since 2014, Michael is CEO of Dr. Fuchs Senior Advisors, a management consultancy focused on all SAP related strategic topics such as SAP Security, SAP Architecture, SAP Program Management, M&A as well as Executive Search for SAP Management positions. Michael has a doctorate in business informatics.

Antonius Kromwijk

Member, Supervisory Board

Antonius Kromwijk is a Senior International Executive with a passion for digital transformation. He strongly believes in the huge potential of digital driving business development and transformation.

He is a principal partner of Glownexus, a specialist management consultancy, focused on agile sourcing for Information & Communication Technology (ICT) and business services with a strong emphasis on governance risk and compliance.

Antonius is a board member of SGOA Switzerland, a nonprofit organization, which provides support for alternative dispute resolution for ICT disputes. He is a board member of the board of EuroCIO, the network of European CIO’s and member of the Swiss IT Leadership Forum. He has been (board) member in many (inter) national organisations in the dairy sector, the nutritional products sector, for export industries and for Global Standards 1 (GS1) a global standards setting organization.

He studied Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. In 1982, he joined Nestle Netherlands in an international role for agricultural policy and exports. In 1992 he moved to the Global Export Organization in Switzerland managing the international supply chain. In 1998 he transferred to Germany for roles in marketing and exports. He moved back to Switzerland in 2001 and has since worked on the Nestle GLOBE project in a multitude of CIO office functions including program management, administration, sourcing & procurement and vendor management.

Martin Stillger

Member, Supervisory Board

Martin is CEO of the Materials Germany and Western Europe Organization of the Business Area Materials Services at thyssenkrupp. He is leading the number-one Steel Trading and Distribution Group in Europe. Prior to this, he was responsible for the Industrial Service Business Unit at thyssenkrupp Materials. Earlier, Martin spent 17 years at Barmag, the world-leading man-made fibre machinery producer. Thereof, five years as Member of the Board and five years in the role as CEO of the company.

Martin holds a degree in mechanical engineering and has spent many years in sales and marketing related functions. Furthermore, he has held various chairs in international Supervisory Boards in- and outside of his main responsibility.

He is located in the thyssenkrupp headquarter in Essen, Germany.

Dr. Heiner Diefenbach

Member, Supervisory Board

Heiner is a member of the management of Engineering ITS AG, the German entity of Engineering SPA, Italy (>10.000 employees, > 1 bn € Revenue) and CEO of DST IT-services GmbH a subsidiary which is focused on outsourcing and SAP consulting.

Heiner served as the CEO of TDS Informationstechnologie AG and was the Vice President Services Central Europe for Fujitsu. After being awarded his Ph.D. by the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Heiner started his career with Deutsche Bank before moving to CSC Ploenzke AG, where he rose to becoming a member of the board and being responsible for Finance for the AG and the company’s business operations in Austria and Switzerland. After four years as a board member of Ploenzke, Heiner took on several leadership roles before joining the board of TDS in 2005, where he was a member of the board ever since and took over as CEO in 2008. At TDS, he oversaw the successful turnaround and was instrumental in achieving a significant rise in profitability and revenue.

Besides his corporate leadership functions, Heiner is a member of several supervisory boards and serves as a lecturer at the Technical University of Darmstadt. He furthermore authored several books and articles and serves on the board of the VWI (Verband Deutscher Wirtschaftsingenieure e.V.).