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New Chief Financial Officer for Cenit

From January 1, 2024, business graduate Axel Otto will be the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at software consultancy Cenit.
E3 Magazine
December 27, 2023
This text has been automatically translated from German to English.

With effect from January 1, 2024, the Cenit Supervisory Board appoints Axel Otto to the Management Board of the stock corporation. With the new mandate, Axel Otto will assume responsibility for Finance, Controlling, IT and Human Resources. Axelle Mazé, previously CFO of the Cenit Group, resigned from the Management Board for personal reasons.

The financial expert Axel Otto can look back on many years of strategically and operationally demanding management functions: Before his appointment as CFO of Cenit, Axel Otto was CFO of the Bretten-based, internationally active SAP partner Seeburger from 2018 to the end of 2023.

In addition to his professional strength, Axel Otto brings with him extensive knowledge of the IT and software industry. In previous years, his activities focused on the field of finance, including many years as a tax consultant and manager in consulting and financial services companies as well as several years in auditing at Deloitte Germany.

Rainer Koppitz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Cenit: "We are delighted to welcome Axel Otto, an experienced and accomplished expert and charismatic leader, to the Cenit Management Board." Peter Schneck, Chief Executive Officer of Cenit: "Together with Axel Otto, we will work as strong partners for the further, consistent implementation of the Cenit 2025 strategy. I look forward to a productive and successful collaboration."

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