Distinct Competencies – Shared Responsibility
As a service provider adesso depends on a management that knows its customers. Open doors are equally characteristic for adesso as the detailed insight of the management into every single project. This requires an optimal cooperation of the management, the experienced project managers as well as of the members of staff. The management sticks to the rule: distinct competencies – shared responsibilities. adesso, thus, guarantees a sound economic and strategic development of the company.
Michael Kenfenheuer, CEO
Michael Kenfenheuer (born in 1958) is a member of the Executive Board and responsible for the departments Banking, Health and Insurance. In the Executive Board of adesso he is furthermore in charge of the adesso shareholdings adesso insurance solutions GmbH, ARITHNEA GmbH, A3A Strategy Consulting GmbH, e-Spirit AG, gadiv GmbH and phb services GmbH. He was appointed as a member of the adesso AG Executive Board for these responsibilities in 2000. With his many years of business management and project management experience, Michael Kenfenheuer is having a major impact on the development and expansion of the company's network of technical and industry experts. From 2011 to mid- 2015 Michael Kenfenheuer was the Co-Chairman of adesso AG. Since 1 July 2015 he assumes the Chairmanship.
Prof. Dr. Volker Gruhn, Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
Prof. Dr. Volker Gruhn (born in 1963) was a co-founder of adesso AG in 1997 and is now the Chairperson of the Supervisory Board. He is Head of the Software Engineering Department at University of Duisburg-Essen. His main researches focus on mobile applications and the examination of the effects of digital transformation, especially the development and operation of cyber physical systems. Prof. Dr. Gruhn is the author and co-author of more than 300 national and international publications and conference contributions. The BIPRO initiative is an association of finance companies that aim to optimize cross-company processes by developing functional and technical standards.
Christoph Junge, Member of the Executive Board
Christoph Junge (born in 1970) is a member of the Executive Board and responsible for Finance, Human Resources, Administration and Legal Affairs also Mergers & Acquisition. He is furthermore in charge of the adesso shareholdings alleato assekuranzmakler GmbH and percision services GmbH and CFO of e-Spirit AG. Before he was appointed as a member of the BOV AG (now adesso AG as the result of a merger) Executive Board in May 2005, he helped shape the company’s business operations as Director of Finance and Company Development.
Andreas Prenneis, Member of the Executive Board
Andreas Prenneis (born in 1965) is a member of the Executive Board and responsible for adesso’s automotive & transportation, cross industries, public administration, IT management consulting and energy sector business and is furthermore in charge of the adesso shareholdings adesso hosting services GmbH und adesso mobile solutions GmbH. He was appointed as a member of the adesso AG Executive Board for these responsibilities in 2015. Andreas Prenneis joins adesso from CompuGroup Medical Germany, where he managed a number of business areas in his role as Area Vice President Telematik & AddOn.