July 01, 2015 09:30 ET

SECUDE Announces Joerg Dietmann as New CEO

Former Business Executive From Ciber Joins SECUDE to Support the Company's Growing Business in the Field of SAP Security

ALPHARETTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2015) - SECUDE, an innovative data security provider specializing in security for SAP software, is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Joerg Dietmann, effective July 1, 2015. He takes over the day-to-day operations from Dr. Heiner Kromer, who continues to serve as chairman.

Joerg joins SECUDE from Ciber, a well known global IT consulting company with about 6,500 people and offices on four continents and in 15 countries. Joerg re-envisioned the European Ciber business to become a successful European SAP practice. As an established business leader, Joerg is known to care deeply about delivering exceptional results to customers and partners. He served as Interim General Manager of Ciber's European Operations and has been a Member of the Management Board of Ciber Novasoft AG, Heidelberg, Germany for more than 10 years.

"Joerg brings unmatched experience and a unique perspective to our business, and we're thrilled to have him join the team," says SECUDE's chairman and former CEO Dr. Heiner Kromer. "With a 25-year career that spans executive and strategic management, introduction of new software products to the market, strategic partnerships, and marketing and sales, Joerg brings not only his proven leadership and excellent people management skills to SECUDE, but also his deep SAP know-how that will enable him to navigate SECUDE to become a great success story based on a new technology launch."

The extensive experience of Joerg in analyzing IT solutions and integration from different positions in executive management and sales for SAP related Software and Systems Integration is a great asset for SECUDE's latest suite of security products for SAP software under the Halocore brand as it targets the same end-user concerns and sales method through added value channels. At Ciber, Joerg introduced a go-to-market strategy by country and established interdependency between global practices and country management, extending performance controls. As VP for the Global SAP Practice Joerg Dietmann restructured the North American SAP practice, identified strength areas across all countries and grew revenue substantially. In his role as a CEO of Ciber Germany, he significantly grew the company's operations both in staff and in revenue, making Ciber Germany the second largest P&L within the Ciber group. He holds an IT engineering education at the University of Aachen.

"I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization," said Joerg Dietmann. "SECUDE produces one-of-a-kind solutions that have the potential to transform the SAP security market and help SAP users gain the 360 degrees of control and security over their sensitive data that they are so desperate for. This is a terrific opportunity that any leader would welcome, and I am thrilled to start this journey at SECUDE."

About SECUDE --
SECUDE is an innovative global provider of IT data protection solutions for SAP customers. SECUDE helps customers protect sensitive data from loss or theft and to meet legal and industry requirements and guidelines. SECUDE's solutions enable enterprises that run on SAP to identify sensitive data with intelligent classification and secure information with strong encryption and fine-grained permissions, allowing it to be safely accessed, stored, and shared inside the enterprise and across cloud and mobile platforms. Today, SECUDE is trusted by a large number of Fortune 500 companies, including many DAX companies. With offices in Europe, North America and Asia, SECUDE embraces global IT security.

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