Executive and Supervisory Board

Max H.-H. Schaber

Chief Executive Officer

Max H-H. Schaber, Vorstandsvorsitzender des IT-Dienstleisters DATAGROUP

Since Feb. 16, 2006 Mr. Schaber has been a member and Chairman of the Executive Board (CEO) of DATAGROUP SE and is responsible for the departments Finance, Legal Affairs, Human Resources and Company Development.

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.


Andreas Baresel

Chief Production Officer

Andreas Baresel, Vorstand des IT-Dienstleisters DATAGROUP

Andreas Baresel has been member of the Management Board (CPO) of DATAGROUP SE since October 2018 and 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.


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

DATAGROUP Aufsichtsrat Heinz Hilgert

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

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.

Dr. Carola Wittig

Member of the Supervisory Board

DATAGROUP Aufsichtsrat Dr. Carola Wittig

Dr. Carola Wittig is Presiding Judge at the District Court in Stuttgart.

Alongside her activities at the District Court in Stuttgart, Dr. Wittig works as a lecturer at various research institutes for specialist lawyers, engineers and appraisers. Prior to joining civil service, Dr. Wittig worked as a lawyer at Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater GmbH in Stuttgart and Dresden. She was responsible for company law and tax matters in the context of restructurings, acquisitions and MBOs. During her legal activity, Dr. Wittig also gained experience in IT contract law.

Dr. Carola Wittig studied law at the Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen.