Pliezhausen, October 1, 2019. DATAGROUP SE (WKN A0JC8S) today announces that the Supervisory Board has appointed Mr. Peter Schneck as a further member of the Management Board of DATAGROUP. Mr. Schneck will be responsible for mergers & acquisitions, investor relations and legal affairs.
“The Supervisory Board and the Management Board of DATAGROUP are delighted that Peter Schneck will join the board from October 1, 2019. Mr. Schneck is not only an experienced manager at international level but has also been working very successfully in executive positions of German family-run businesses for many years. This means he has the professional and communicative skills and expertise to do justice to the increased size and importance of DATAGROUP. We look forward to continue on the successful path of expansion together with Peter Schneck”, says Heinz Hilgert, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DATAGROUP.
Peter Schneck studied law with a focus on international business law and also has an MBA degree. After his studies, he started working as a Managing Director at Scheidt & Bachmann, a globally leading provider of IT solutions for parking management, followed by a position as Managing Director at APCOA, the car park operator. Before joining DATAGROUP SE, Peter Schneck was CEO of the Trapeze group, a transport engineering company owned by Canadian-based Constellation. In addition to the operational management of Trapeze, Peter Schneck was responsible for an international portfolio of other companies as well as for the M&A activities.
“The executive team of DATAGROUP is delighted about the further strengthening. We have been strongly growing in the last few years, both organically and through our 23 acquisitions. In the current year, we will generate revenue of some EUR 300m – to be able to continue to handle our growth tasks we want to bolster and further professionalize the Management Board. For this reason, we look very much forward to get new momentum from our new colleague on the board, Peter Schneck” comments Max H.-H. Schaber, CEO of DATAGROUP.
DATAGROUP’s Management Board now consists of a total of four members: Max H.-H. Schaber, Dirk Peters, Andreas Baresel and Peter Schneck.