Stefan Auerbach, CEO
Stefan Auerbach, who has been the Chairman of our Advisory Board during the last year, will join as Managing Director and take the position as CEO from January of 2019. Stefan has a background of more than 30 years in R&D, Service, Marketing and Management of Global Sales Organizations for Information Technology and Mobile Security. He started his career in Nixdorf Computer, held several key management positions in Siemens Nixdorf and was a long-term Board Member in Wincor Nixdorf and Giesecke & Devrient.
Malte Pollmann, CSO
Malte Pollmann has been a member of the Utimaco Management Board since 2008 and CEO from 2011 until 2019. He currently holds the position as CSO (Chief Strategy Officer). Previously, he was Product Director and Business Unit Leader at Lycos Europe NV (a Bertelsmann company). With a master’s degree in Physics from the Universities of Paderborn and Kaiserslautern in Germany, Malte also received a general management education at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. In parallel to his work at Utimaco, he also serves on the Supervisory Board of the International School of IT Security – isits AG in Bochum.
Dr. Frank J. Nellissen, CFO
Frank Nellissen has worked in his role as CFO for Utimaco since 2012. After holding different positions at Arcor, Arcor Online, ArcTel, and Theron Business Consulting, he joined AgfaPhoto Holding as Managing Director. In his previous positions, he was responsible for finance and financial accounting at CFC Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co KGaA and at Astaro Software AG. Frank has a diploma in Business Administration from Heinrich-Heine University, in Economics from FU Hagen, and a PhD in Business Administration from University of Cologne.
Stefan Zeichner, Senior Vice President Utimaco TS GmbH
Stefan Zeichner has been with Utimaco since 1998, and has served as Senior Vice President (SVP) for the business unit "Lawful Interception & Monitoring Solutions" since 2011. Previously, he was Head of Research & Development at Utimaco from 2006 to 2011. Stefan holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Aachen University of Technology (RWTH).
Dr. Matthias Pankert, Senior Vice President Utimaco IS GmbH
Matthias Pankert joined Utimaco in 2007, where he has led the HSM business since April 2013. Prior to that, he was responsible for the data protection and mobile security products, which have since been acquired and integrated by Sophos Ltd. From 1994 to 2007, Matthias worked for Philips Electronics, in the fields of speech recognition and semiconductor technology licensing. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and a PhD from Aachen University of Technology (RWTH).