Executive and Supervisory Board

Andreas Baresel

Chief Executive Officer

Andreas Baresel has been the CEO of DATAGROUP SE since March 2022. Before, he was a member of the Management Board since October 2018. He is responsible for the Production department. In this role, he oversees the cross-divisional management and coordination of the central supply units within the group.

Following his studies in business administration, Andreas Baresel worked in several management positions with a focus on business and portfolio development in IT consulting and managed IT services.

Andreas Baresel joined the company in 2012 in connection with the acquisition of DATAGROUP Business Solutions GmbH (previously Consinto GmbH).


Dr. Sabine Laukemann

Responsible for Human Resources, Strategy and Organization

Dr. Sabine Laukemann has been a member of the Management Board of DATAGROUP since April 2022 and is responsible for Human Resources, Strategy and Legal Affairs.

Dr. Sabine Laukemann studied communication science and received her PhD in M&A on the topic of communication in change management. Following several public relations positions she has been involved in major IT projects at an early stage.

She has held several management positions at DATAGROUP since 2003, initially as IT Consultant and Head of Corporate Communications, and then as Managing Director of a predecessor company of today’s DATAGROUP Consulting Services GmbH, and finally as Representative Director HR since 2018.


Oliver Thome

Responsible for Finance, Investor Relations and M&A

Oliver Thome has been a member of the DATAGROUP SE Executive Board since October 2021 and is responsible for the Finance, Investor Relations and M&A departments.

The business economist (VWA) has over 15 years of management experience in the IT sector, both in listed and owner-managed medium-sized companies.

Before joining DATAGROUP, he was Managing Director and CFO of a managed service provider operating throughout Germany.


Heinz Hilgert

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Heinz Hilgert is CEO and founder of TransVise GmbH, Senior Management Consulting in the financial services industry.

Before that Mr. Hilgert was CEO of the WestLB in Düsseldorf und Deputy CEO of the DZ Bank in Frankfurt. His areas of responsibility included investment banking, private banking and asset management. Previously, he held leading positions at Sal. Oppenheim KGaA, Cologne and Frankfurt, and at Chase Manhattan Bank N.A., London and Frankfurt. Heinz Hilgert studied business administration at the University of Duisburg.

Hubert Deutsch

Member of the Supervisory Board

Hubert Deutsch is Managing Director of the Cteam Consulting & Anlagenbau GmbH group of companies, one of the market leaders in the field of overhead line and mobile phone mast construction.

Previously, he was CEO of BLANK Holding GmbH and CFO in various companies of the Liebherr Group. He is also managing partner of Synth Group GmbH, the family-owned investment company. As a graduate in business administration (BA) with a focus on banking and financial management, he served in the past as a part-time member of various advisory boards for start-ups and was, among other things, chairman of the university council of the SRH Mobile University for many years.

Max H.-H. Schaber

Member of the Supervisory Board

Max H.-H. Schaber is the founder of DATAGROUP SE and was Chairman of the Management Board from 2006 to 2022.

Max H.-H. Schaber founded DATAPEC, Gesellschaft für Datenverarbeitung mbH, later DATAGROUP GmbH, in 1983. Prior to that, he worked first as a systems engineer and later as an assistant to the management of Friedrich Co. Gesellschaft für Software- und System-Entwicklung mbH. He completed his studies in mechanical engineering at the University of Stuttgart and at the Universities of Applied Sciences in Augsburg and Reutlingen in 1981 with a degree in engineering (FH).

Mr. Schaber is active in several advisory boards as well as a member of a committee of the IHK Reutlingen.