Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
After his apprenticeship, Klaus Müer worked for many years as an industrial clerk before he graduated with a degree in business informatics, accounting and taxation as well as tax law. From then on, he worked in the consulting industry with a focus on logistics consulting with SAP. After successfully working for well-known consulting firms, Klaus Müer moved to WSW in 2004, where he took over the management of the SAP division in 2006. Since March 2008, Klaus Müer has been Managing Director of WSW Software GmbH.
Authorized Officer, Head of Sales
In 1989 Franz Grad joined WSW as a database specialist and two years later became a business consultant in Automotive Consulting. In 2001 he decided to manage SPEEDI sales for WSW, and in the 2000s he succeeded in acquiring many new automotive customers for our company. Since 2010 he has been an authorized signatory and a member of the Executive Board with responsibility for Sales.
Authorized Officer, Head of Business Unit SAP
After completing his training in mechanical engineering, Christoph Keppler studied production engineering with a focus on logistics at Heilbronn University. His affinity for IT brought him into contact with various ERP systems over the following years – and ultimately with the world of SAP products. As an expert in the automotive supply industry, he then moved to WSW, where he has headed our Business Unit SAP since 2014.
Authorized Officer, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Tobias Kugelmann began his career at WSW in 2000 as a trainee IT officer. After holding several positions in the LOGISTIX and SAP divisions, he headed the SAP development department from 2007 onwards. He has been Head of Finance & Organization since 2014 and is responsible for our internal Human Resources, Administration, Accounting and IT departments.
Authorized Officer, Head of Business Unit Digital Supply Chain
Wolfgang Salinger started his career with two apprenticeships as an industrial clerk and organization programmer. He has worked in the IT and software industry since 1986. After several years in software development, since 2005 his work has focused on logistics consulting for SAP projects. Wolfgang Salinger has been a member of the Executive Board since 2016 and is responsible for the Business Unit Digital Supply Chain.
Head of the Business Unit Business Analytics
Roland Steinhilber discovered his passion for statistics and key figures while studying commercial information technology. For over 22 years he has been firmly at home in the SAP ecosystem – in development, application support and consulting. In addition to detailed knowledge of SD, Roland Steinhilber also has an integrative understanding of the entire ERP environment. Since 2001 he has overseen various projects across a wide range of industries as a project and team manager and Head of Business Unit in the field of business intelligence/business analytics.
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
The Business Graduate has been connected to the IT industry for almost 25 years. He has performed various roles in marketing, product marketing and sales at well-known software and consulting companies. Since June 2021, the experienced sales and marketing expert is working for WSW as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and member of the Executive Board. He has also been actively involved in Bitkom e.V. for many years, currently as Chairman of the Marketing & Events Working Group.
Head of Business Unit Customs and Foreign Trade
After training as a forwarding agent, Peter Thurn started his career in international transport logistics in the field of air freight. Since 1998, following a move to the automotive industry, he has worked as a customs specialist on numerous projects focusing on the transformation from purely paper-based customs clearance to highly integrated, automated IT processes. As a customs expert, he switched to the IT industry in 2009 and brought with him his experience in sales and consulting. Since 2018 he is Head of the Business Unit Customs and Foreign Trade at WSW.