Executive and Supervisory Board

Andreas Baresel

Chief Executive Officer

Andreas Baresel has been the CEO of DATAGROUP SE since 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 individual service factories 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) and has been Managing Director of DATAGROUP Business Solutions GmbH since 2016.


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. During her career in the company, she has played a key role in numerous strategic projects, including the IPO in 2006, the establishment of the Investor Relations segment, the guidelines for business combinations (“100 Days DATAGROUP”) and of the DATAGROUP 2020/2025 strategy.


Oliver Thome

Chief Financial Officer

Oliver Thome has been a member of the DATAGROUP SE Managing Board since October 2021 and is responsible for the Finance department.

The business economist already has 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 at the Controlware Group, a managed service provider from 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. He held corporate mandates as chairman of the supervisory board of Union Asset Management Holding AG, Frankfurt; DZ Privatbank Switzerland AG, Zurich; DZ Bank International S.A, Luxemburg; and Teambank AG, Nuremberg.

Before his positions at the DZ Bank, Mr. Hilgert held executive positions at Sal. Oppenheim KGaA, Cologne and Frankfurt as well as at the Chase Manhattan Bank N.A., London und Frankfurt. Mr. Hilgert studied business administration at the University of Duisburg.

Hubert Deutsch

Member of the Supervisory Board

Hubert Deutsch is CEO of BLANK Holding GmbH, an international industrial company specialized in investment casting.

He previously worked as CFO for various companies of the Liebherr Group, amongst others as managing director of the construction machinery division and most recently in the household appliance industry. Hubert Deutsch graduated in business administration (Diplom-Betriebswirt) with a focus on bank and financial management. Following graduation, he also worked as a lecturer at the SRH Mobile University in Riedlingen and the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University. Additionally, he holds advisory positions at various start-ups and is Chairman of the University Council of the SRH Mobile University in Riedlingen.

He is involved in voluntary work as initiator and Chairman of the Foundation Board of the ProKeeper Akademie and is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Ravensburg football club.

Max H.-H. Schaber

Member of the Supervisory Board

Max H.-H. Schaber is the founder of DATAGROUP SE and was its CEO from 2006 until 2022.

In 1983 he founded DATAPEC, Company for Data Processing, which later became DATAGROUP GmbH. Max H. H. Schaber studied mechanical engineering at the University of Stuttgart as well as at the Universities of Applied Sciences in Augsburg and Reutlingen. In 1981 he completed his studies as graduate engineer (FH) in Mechanical Engineering and after that he was employed initially as system engineer, and later as assistant to the Executive Board of the firm Friedrich und Co. Company for Software and System Development.