Wincor Nixdorf announces board appointments
Date: Jan 21, 2013
Categories: Technology & Operations
Keywords: Wincor Nixdorf, Jens Bohlen, Olaf Heyden
Paderborn, January 16th 2013 - The Supervisory Board of Wincor Nixdorf AG has appointed Jens Bohlen (50), currently responsible for the company’s IT Services business, to the Board of Directors, effective from January 1, 2013. Furthermore, the Supervisory Board has announced its decision to appoint Olaf Heyden (49) as an additional member of the Board of Directors. This appointment will take effect at a date yet to be determined. As a result, the Board of Directors of Wincor Nixdorf AG will in future comprise CEO & President Eckard Heidloff and CFO Dr. Jürgen Wunram as well as Jens Bohlen and Olaf Heyden.
On joining Wincor Nixdorf, Olaf Heyden, who currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer and Spokesperson of the Management Board at Freudenberg IT KG, will oversee the company’s global IT Services business. At the same time, Jens Bohlen will assume responsibility for the global Banking business of Wincor Nixdorf. The Banking business is currently being directed on a temporary basis by Eckard Heidloff, alongside his duties as CEO & President.
Under the stewardship of Jens Bohlen, who joined Wincor Nixdorf in 2006, the company’s international IT Services business, tailored to the requirements of banks and retailers, has been recording steady growth at a global level.
Olaf Heyden has been managing the activities of Freudenberg IT KG, an international service provider specializing in outsourcing and consulting, since 2011. Prior to this, Heyden, who has a degree in Business Administration and Business Informatics, held the post of General Manager of ICT Operations (Computing Services, Desktop Services and Telecommunications Services) at T-Systems International.
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