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Management Board



Holger Lörz

CEO Actano GmbH

Holger Lörz has over 20 years of experience in automotive, project management and IT. He is a trendsetter in project business methods and the author of several books about innovative work organization. He has successfully developed one of the first popular critical chain multi project management software for the automotive and aircraft industry.

Matthias Kellermann

CEO IPO.Plan GmbH

Matthias Kellermann has nearly 10 years of experience in building and leading his own companies. His personal dedication lies in the fields of marketing & sales and he has a soft spot for optimizing the material flow simulation.

Marcus Mennemeier

CTO Actano GmbH

Marcus Mennemeier has over 15 years of experience as an IT professional in the field of automotive industry, information technology and media. He is a strategic source of ideas and impulses in the field of platform and software development with a focus on collaborative project management.

Michael Wagner

CTO IPO.Plan GmbH

Michael Wagner has over 15 years of experience as a software engineer and architect. He is passionate about cutting-edge technologies and about developing new tools to improve digital factory and logistics planning and make daily work for our customers easier.

Yessin Schiegg

CFO Actano GmbH/IPO.Plan GmbH

Yessin Schiegg is the Chief Financial Officer of ACTANO GmbH and IPO.Plan GmbH. He has nearly 15 years of experience in the field of finance and accounting. He is a Swiss Certified Accountant and holds the CFA and CAIA charter.

Board of Directors


Dr. Peter Derendinger

Chairman

Dr. Peter Derendinger worked for over 15 years in different leading positions at Credit Suisse. He is founder and CEO of Alpha Associates AG, Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) AG and an active investor.


Prof. Willi Berchtold

Member

Prof. Willi Berchtold worked for over 20 years in different leading positions at IBM Germany. He was CFO of ZF Friedrichshafen and is now an active investor.


Richard Seibt

Member

Richard Seibt worked for over 20 years in different leading positions at IBM Germany. He was COO of United Internet and CEO of SuSE Linux and is now an active investor and mentor.


Tim Sievers

Member

Tim Sievers is founder and CEO of bu:st GmbH. He has worked for over 15 years in project management consulting, automotive, aerospace and mechanical engineering.


Guy Myint-Maung

Member

Guy Myint-Maung has over 15 years of experience in the field of venture capital and private equity and is partner of Alpha Associates AG. His focus lies on technology and life science investments.

Ernst Raue

Member

Ernst Raue was board member of Deutsche Messe AG for more than 12 years, then Senior Advisor to the board of Deutsche Messe AG and to Salesforce. He is Advisor to IPO.Plan and member of the Senior Executive Board of Quadriga Capital.

Werner Dürr

Member

Werner Dürr has more than 20 years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering and logistics planning. He was project manager at Holzma Maschinenbau and Eisenmann. He is also founding partner of IPO.Plan GmbH.

Bjorn Skare

Observer

Bjorn Skare was CEO of multiple tech companies. He is founder and managing partner of ADVnor, an active investor and board member.

Actano Companies


Actano GmbH – pioneer of digital transformation. Actano focuses on speed and effectiveness in project management. More than 20 years of experience lead to innovative methods and new software solutions.


Allex Projects GmbH, acquired by Actano as of Q1-2016, has been helping businesses make the switch to Critical Chain Project Management since 2002. A focused way of working and more transparency in multi-project environments prompted us to work together with our customers to develop allex BOARD.


IPO.Plan GmbH, acquired by Actano in Q1-2017, is a logistics planning and 4D expert. Its software IPO.Log optimizes intra-logistics and assembly processes. Each action in the project plan is linked to a CAD element. Hence, when linked with RPLAN Connect, the 3D CAD plan runs on a time axis in 4D.