The management of the Softline group consists of experienced, successful top players in the IT industry. Softline AG is managed by director Martin Schaletzky together with an executive management team from the respective entities within Europe. In addition, there is a three-person Supervisory Board which supports the Management Board in running the business.
Management Team Softline Solutions Northern Europe
Martin Schaletzky // CEO
Martin Schaletzky was appointed to the Board of Softline AG on 1 April 2014. In his role as CFO, Martin Schaletzky has been responsible for the areas of finance, controlling, accounting and investor relations for the Softline Group since 2012. He previously worked in business management positions for well known German and international companies in machinery and plant engineering and has broad experience in the areas of business process optimisation, restructuring and international management.
"We deliver quality through expertise. I want to use my experience to ensure that Softline continues to be one of the most reliable service providers in Europe when it comes to IT strategy and sourcing models." (Martin Schaletzky)
"Softline provides clients of all sizes with a wide range of customised IT solutions. In these working relationships, the main aim is to develop long-term, trust-based partnerships for the benefit of both parties.", (the Supervisory Board)
Prof. Dr. Knut Löschke // Chair of the Supervisory Board
In 1969 the native citizen of Leipzig enrolled on a degree course in Chemistry, Physics and Materials Science at Leipzig University, and graduated in 1973 as a qualified crystallographer. At the same university, in 1976 he obtained a doctorate, being awarded the title Dr. rer. nat. (~ PhD in natural sciences), and, in 1986, following supplementary studies in Novosibirsk and Moscow, the title of Dr. sc. nat. From 1986 to 1990 Knut Löschke was engaged as a research engineer and consultant in the Anti-Friction Bearings and Standard Parts Kombinat state-owned group of companies in the fields of IT and CAD. In 1990 he established the company PC-Ware GmbH (which subsequently changed its name to PC-Ware Information Technologies AG, and is now called Comparex AG), and, as Managing Director and CEO, developed the company into an international group. Since 2010 Prof. Löschke has been one of the most significant investors in Softline AG, and paved the way for a new beginning for Softline Group and its further development. Besides acting as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Leipzig University Hospital, Prof. Löschke is, moreover, inter alia a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn AG, as well as being a member of the University Council of Dresden Technical University, and holds an Honorary Professorship at Leipzig University of Applied Sciences. In October 2013 Prof. Dr. Knut Löschke was appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of Softline AG, and elected Chairman of the Oversight and Advisory Committee.
Florian Schulte // Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board
After studying business administration at the LMU München, Mr. Schulte worked for McKinsey & Company in the Corporate Finance & Strategy department until 2000. He then held various management positions in information management and financial services (infoscore-Gruppe, Arvato - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Deltavista AG). Since 2013, Mr. Schulte has worked as Managing Director at S. K. Management und Beteiligungs GmbH. He is a member of various supervisory boards, including Grenke AG (MDAX). Mr. Schulte was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Softline AG in September 2019.
Karl Heinz Warum // Member of the Supervisory Board
Karl Heinz Warum was born in Carinthia, Austria, and became the CEO of Wyse Technology GmbH in March 2010, where, also acting as Sales Director, he was responsible for the markets of Germany, Central Europe and Eastern Europe. This followed a successful 12-year career at Citrix Systems GmbH, where he was CEO and Senior Area Vice President for Central and Eastern Europe. Since February 2013, Karl Heinz Warum manages the Channel Business at Dell in Germany.
Martin Schaletzky // Management Board Softline AG, General manager Softline Solutions GmbH, General manager Prometheus GmbH
Dennis Montanje // Managing Director Softline Solutions Northern Europe, Managing Director Softline Solutions Netherlands B.V., Managing Director Softline Solutions N.V., Managing Director Softline Solutions Ltd.
Pascal Berneau // General manager Softline France
Leo Meijer // Director Business Development
Thorsten Theuer // Managing Director Sales, Regional Director DACH & Eeastern Europe Business Development