The Supervisory Board of STEMMER IMAGING has appointed Uwe Kemm as chief operating officer to the company’s Executive Board effective from 01 April 2020.
As COO he will be responsible for the further development and implementation of key initiatives in the context of corporate strategy in addition to overseeing operations in key business units.
Kemm has more than 30 years of experience as a manager in international and national companies in the technology industry.
His responsibilities included, in particular sales and business development as well as successful market launches of new products and technologies.
In addition, he has assumed responsibility for various company acquisitions as well as organisational development, integration and change management.
At the same time, Martin Kersting, chief technology officer, resigned from the Executive Board for personal reasons and is leaving the company at his own request. However, he will remain involved in an active advisory function.
“On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Martin Kersting for his many years of very dedicated service to the company,” said Klaus Weinmann, chairman of the Supervisory Board.
“In Uwe Kemm, we have gained a technology expert with many years of management experience with both a global player and with a number of medium sized companies in the software market.
“We wish him continued success and look forward to working with him in a trustful cooperation.”
Arne Dehn, CEO, added: “Since summer 2019, Uwe Kemm has provided key inputs and achieved decisive results in strategic projects in a consultancy capacity for the company. I am looking forward to a successful cooperation.”