Press Release, 10.02.2020

]init[ strengthens management

Course set for further growth

]init[ is strongly expanding its full-service competence for digitalization projects and growing strongly in the core markets of government and business.

In order to accommodate the growth of the past years to around 600 employees at five German locations and to prepare for future tasks, ]init[ expanded the Managing Board at the beginning of the year and reorganized areas of responsibility:

  • The long-time managers Julia Läkemäker and Sandra Valentin, who have been working for ]init[ for about 20 years, will join the board as new members. They will jointly take over the operative control as Chief Operating Officers (COO) from Harald Felling. In the top sharing model, the experienced management duo has already been active as divisional managers for several years.
  • Harald Felling continues to be responsible for customer service on the Board of Directors and, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will also take over the areas of marketing and corporate development. He began his career at ]init[ in 1999. In 2005 he moved to the Management Board and took over the function of COO in 2016.
  • As Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Dirk Stocksmeier continues to be responsible for the central commercial department and the expansion of the technology portfolio. The computer scientist founded ]init[ in 1995 and developed the company into one of the leading German IT consulting and project service providers for digital transformation.

"By strengthening the management team, we want to become an even better partner for our clients in all areas of digital transformation," says CEO Harald Felling. "With Julia Läkemäker and Sandra Valentin, we were able to add two internal executives to the board of directors, who have already strongly influenced ]init[ in the past years. We are pleased that they will continue their successful cooperation also as board members in the established management tandem".

The top sharing model is one of the flexible and family-friendly offers through which ]init[ creates attractive working conditions for employees and managers alike.

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Sascha Lansmann, ]init[ AG
Sascha Lansmann