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Frank Hyldmar

Chief Executive Officer of Techem GmbH and Techem Energy Services GmbH  

Frank Hyldmar (born 1961) was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Techem GmbH, effective 1 September 2015. A native of Denmark, Hyldmar joined Techem from metering specialist Elster Group GmbH where he was as CEO responsibile for the company’s global electricity and smart grid activities. From 2012 to 2014, Frank Hyldmar was also President of the ESMIG (European Smart Meter Industry Group) and after that member of the European Commission´s Smart Grid Task Force. Prior to joining Elster, he held several senior executive roles at DHL (Deutsche Post World Net), most recently as Executive Director of Global Marketing & Sales. Previous positions included Managing Director of Velux GmbH and Sales and Marketing Director of Maersk Lines.


Dr.-Ing. Carsten Sürig

Member of the Management Board of Techem GmbH

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.

Nicolai Kuß

Member of the Management Board of Techem GmbH

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.