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The management of the GRÜN Software Group follows the goals of the shareholders for sustainable corporate development. We combine success goals and value profiles based on a family and partnership culture, mutual appreciation and transparency.

Dipl. Ing.

Dr. Oliver Grün

Chief Executive Officer, CEO
GRÜN Software Group the

Oliver Grün is the founder, majority shareholder and CEO of GRÜN Software Group GmbH and responsible for the overall management as well as the Buy-and-build-Group strategy. He is also President of the Federal Association IT-Mittelstand eV and President of the IT-Mittelstand-Europaverband European Digital SME Alliance. He also advises the Federal government and the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia in various digital advisory boards.

In his scientific career based on the principle of lifelong learning, Grün first completed his studies as a graduate engineer in 2001, then did his doctorate in business informatics.

The father of the family, who now lives in Belgium, founded his software company back in 1989, in which there are now six locations around 270 people are employed in various companies. Grün is still co-founder of the non-profit operator of the donation platform betterplace.org, now Germany's largest donation portal on the Internet. In addition to the family, his greatest interest is sailing.

Dirk Honscheid

Managing Director, COO
GRÜN Software Group the

Dirk Honscheid is a member of the board of directors GRÜN Software Group GmbH and is responsible for the entire operational business with solutions for the target groups of non-profit organizations and education providers (platform institutions). Hönscheid has been with the company for more than 20 years and was an authorized signatory of the company for many years before being appointed to the management board.

Hönscheid has been privately involved in popular sports for many years as a volunteer trainer and board member in Düren sports clubs. He is also a co-initiator of the new Düren city run, which has developed into a major event with more than 10 participants over the last 1.000 years.

Rainer Heckman

Managing Director
GRÜN Software Media GmbH

Rainer Heckman is the managing director of GRÜN Software Media GmbH. Since February 1, 2021, he has been responsible for the operational business of our software solutions for publishers and media houses (platform media). He has been working in B20B software companies for over 2 years, during which time he helped build several software companies and established branches of European software providers in the USA.

Dipl. Ing. / Dipl.

Norbert Pohlen

Managing Director
GRÜN raw GmbH

Norbert Pohlen is the managing director of GRÜN raw GmbH. Since October 1, 2022, he has been responsible for the operational business of our solutions for medium-sized retail companies (Platform trading). The graduate engineer and business economist brings with him a strong technical knowledge and more than 30 years of experience in responsible management positions in the software business.

In his free time, his family and his hobby "ballroom dancing" are very important.

Dipl. Ing.

dr Johannes Schraml

Managing Director

Johannes Schraml is a co-founder and has been managing director of GQM for 25 years and has been responsible within the since December 1, 2022 GRÜN Software Group the entire operational business with software and consulting solutions for the production and quality assurance of the food and beverage industry.

His scientific training started at the Technical University of Munich Weihenstephan with a degree in food technology engineering and ended with a doctorate in the field of food process engineering. Schraml has been involved in the promotion of substrate-related research on a voluntary basis for many years and passes on his IT experience from the food industry to students in lectures.

Privately, he is active in local politics, co-founder and board member of the Landshuter Redeclub and member of several local associations. In his free time he likes to stand on high mountains. Making music myself is one of the great hobbies.

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