Matthias Hartmann (born in 1966) has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TechemGmbH since 16th January 2020. As Chairman of the Management Board, he is responsible for the developmentof the Eschborn-based company, which operates in more than 20 countries, together with Dr. Carsten Sürig, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Performance Officer, and Nicolai Kuß, Chief Sales Officer. Until he joined Techem, Matthias Hartmann was Chairman of the Management Board of IBM Deutschland GmbH and General Manager Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Previously, he was, among other things, CEO of the market research company GfK SE. He was responsible for the transformation of the company into a global provider of products and solutions as well as the digital orientation of the company. Prior to this, he held various management positions at IBM in Germany and the US, where he expanded the global services business for strategy, digital transformation and business development.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Dr.-Ing. Carsten Sürig
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Performance Officer (CFO & CPO)
Dr. Carsten Sürig (born in 1966) has been Chief Financial Officer and Chief Performance Officer (CFO & CPO) since the end of March 2019 and is a member of the Management Board of Techem GmbH. In this function, he is responsible for the entire finance area as well as the areas of Techem Energy Services that have a direct influence on operating performance. This includes in particular the areas of installation, meter reading and billing, purchasing, supply chain, quality & methods, infrastructure, Bautec as well as IT infrastructure and IT development. Dr. Sürig studied electrical engineering at RWTH Aachen University and earned his doctorate immediately afterwards. As a consultant at McKinsey, he has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry and was a senior partner in the Düsseldorf office of the management consultancy as well as a member of the management group of McKinsey’s European Electric Power & Natural Gas Practice.
Chief Sales Officer (CSO)
Nicolai Kuß (born in 1974) has served as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) and member of the Management Board of Techem GmbH since the end of March 2019. In this position, he is responsible for all activities relating to the company’s customers, in particular sales and customer management, as well as the contracting division. Nicolai Kuß took office as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Techem in December 2016, where he was responsible for operations. The business graduate began his professional career in 1999 at the management consultancy Ernst & Young and subsequently gained extensive experience in the real estate industry. For instance, he was active in the German management of the Fortress Investment Group and was subsequently responsible for the operative business of the GAGFAH Group as COO and member of management for six years. Before joining Techem, he was Chief Investment Officer and a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Immobilien Chancen Group.