Munich, October 4th – Cloudflight, a leading software development and IT consulting company, has hired Dr. Roger E. Kehl as new CEO starting October 1st. Together with the recently appointed CFO Christoph Oberhaus and Managing Director, COO and member of the Bitkom Board of Directors, Jörn Petereit, the new management board will help Cloudflight to build on to its successful growth as an expert of individual software development, cloud native and artificial intelligence.
Industry expert Kehl is perfect fit for CEO role
Prior to his new role at Cloudflight, Kehl, an experienced industry expert, has been a member of the Executive Management Board Central Europe at Atos. In this role, he was in charge of the manufacturing division. Before that, he has been global CIO at Festo SE & Co. KG, and successfully held several other leading roles with international companies like Siemens and Debis. His vast experience in the areas of digitalization, the Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things is also emphasized by being named CIO of the Year 2016 by the CIO Magazine and COMPUTERWOCHE.
“Within the last years, Cloudflight has shown an impressive evolution and I am looking forward to helping shape the future course of the company”, Dr. Kehl says about his new role.
Experienced economist Oberhaus to manage finances
As new CFO, Christoph Oberhaus will be heading the finance division. The financial expert, with a vast experience in acquiring portfolio companies, has been working in the private equity environment for renowned consultancies. In addition, he has held different managing roles in financial positions with multi-national companies. Adding Oberhaus to the management board, Cloudflight underlines the strategic relevance of its planned growth roadmap.
Bitkom board member Jörn Petereit welcomes new colleagues
“We are happy to announce the further strengthening of our executive team with two experienced and successful colleagues. Both will bring additional expertise to the company, supporting Cloudflight in the growth path we have achieved as of today,” says Jörn Petereit, Cloudflight’s COO and Bitkom board member. Petereit is considered a proven transformation and technology expert with many years of experience in digital transformation. Prior to Cloudflight, he has been responsible for the implementation of cross-business digitization projects as IoT/M2M Vice President at Deutsche Bahn and held several management positions across national and international companies.
The newly established management board provides the ideal skillset and expertise to further drive the successful development Cloudflight has undergone so far, as well as to optimally support its clients in their digital transformation journeys.
Cloudflight is one of the leading software developers and AI solutions providers in Europe. Over 400 visionary IT strategists, consultants, data scientists, cloud specialists and excellent software architects support companies in bringing their digital transformation to a new level. Cloudflight delivers scalable and flexible individual software that qualified IT specialists implement in companies quickly and flawlessly. Furthermore, Cloudflight offers a holistic portfolio of end-to-end services that range from strategic consulting and individual software development to cloud operation. Customers enjoy a fast return on investment, a future-proof technology stack, as well as massive efficiency improvements. You can find more information at www.cloudflight.io.
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