Oliver Krautscheid is a new member of the Management Board of EASY SOFTWARE AG. In the future, the 52-year-old financial expert will be responsible for Finance, Controlling, Internal Audit, Legal, Compliance, Human Resources, Purchasing, M&A, Organization and IT, Corporate Communications, and Board Office. Krautscheid, who was previously Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EASY SOFTWARE AG, sees the focus of his future work as combining growth and increasing profitability. Krautscheid: “Not least, it will be about reconciling customer focus and employee satisfaction with a corporate culture geared to sustainability.” Stefan ten Doornkaat, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EASY SOFTWARE AG: “Responsibility for EASY SOFTWARE must rest on more than one pair of shoulders. Steady and profitable growth is the result of a strong team. Oliver Krautscheid stands for financial expertise, absolute integrity, and the ability to form such a team.”
Oliver Krautscheid, who holds a degree in business administration, is an entrepreneur in the field of growth and restructuring management, a financial expert and, as a supervisory board member, has been monitoring companies in transitional situations for more than 20 years – including Mologen AG, CD Deutsche Eigenheim AG and EPG Engineered nanoProducts. He started his career at large international consulting and auditing companies such as Arthur Andersen, McKinsey and KPMG. At KPMG, he most recently headed the “Strategic & Commercial Intelligence” business unit as a partner in the Financial Advisory Services division. At the beginning of 2010 Oliver Krautscheid and three partners founded the Serafin Group in Munich, an industrial family investment company with a long entrepreneurial tradition.