Roland Fesenmayr - CEO
Roland Fesenmayr is the CEO of OXID eSales AG which was founded in 2003. In this position he is responsible for strategy and business development at the Freiburg company. Fesenmeyer has over 15 years’ experience in online business, and founded Virtual Identity AG in 1995. He also lectures at the Universities of Furtwangen and Freiburg. In addition, he is on the Executive Board of bw:con, a member of the Supervisory Board of hKDM (Freiburg University of Art, Design and Popular Music), and a member of the University of Furtwangen’s Board of Trustees.
Andrea Seeger - Executive Board
Andrea Seeger is a co-founder and member of the Executive Board of OXID eSales AG. She is responsible for operations, commercial management and marketing management. She graduated from the University of Furtwangen in 1997 with a degree in Media Informatics. Seeger has more than 15 years’ experience in the management and project realization of e-business solutions and e-commerce systems.
Caroline Helbing - Head of Customer Management
Caroline Helbing graduated from the LMU in Munich and the Sorbonne in Paris in 2005. She has over 10 years’ experience in the area of communications and (online) commerce. She has been with OXID eSales since 2007 where she also coordinates press and PR matters.
Erik Kort - Chief Software Architect
Erik Kort is the Head of Technical Development at OXID eSales AG and is responsible for the architecture, scalability and robustness of the OXID platform. In 2005 he founded KORT Systems, a software development firm, which he left in 2007 to join OXID eSales. He has almost 20 years’ experience with a wide number of programming languages, web technologies and agile development methods. He is also involved in a variety of projects at Halle/Wittenberg University.
Michael Benz - Head of Sales
Michael Benz is the Head of Sales at OXID eSales AG. He is responsible for medium-sized and large clients, enterprise business and Solution Partner management at OXID. In 1992, he and a partner founded the German arm of Update Software AG. As the CEO, he developed the company from a start-up to an important player in the German CRM market. Between 1998 and 2007 he held various positions in the software industry at head of department, CEO and Executive Board level. Michael Benz has been with OXID eSales since the beginning of 2008.
Dr.-Ing. Oliver Ciupke - Head of Professional Services
Dr. Oliver Ciupke is responsible for Consulting und Professional Services at OXID eSales AG. He was previously with Haufe-Lexware GmbH & Co. KG, where, as the Head of Software Development, he was in charge of developing online products. As the Campus Development Manager at Rockwell Automation Solutions from 2004 to 2009, Dr. Ciupke managed development in the area of pharma software, and headed up its subsidiary, GEPA mbH, a leading manufacturer for data management in automation technology. After being conferred with his doctorate, Ciupke started his career in 2001 at Xcc Software AG’s Research Center for Informatics in Consulting and Project Management, in Karlsruhe.
Gültekin Koc - Head of Support & Services
Gültekin Koc leads Support & Services at OXID eSales AG. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and has many years of experience in the areas of engineering, support & services and project management. Before joining OXID eSales AG he was for 11 years in charge of the Support Department of Teligent GmbH, an international company in the area of telecommunications. Prior to that he was entrusted with Engineering and Services at the Automation Technology department of the ALSTOM (AEG) group.
Joachim Ch. Siefer - Head of Finance & Controlling
Joachim Ch. Siefer is responsible for finance, controlling, HR and legal. He holds a degree as Master of economics (diploma) and is since many years a member of the association “Freiburger Wirtschaftswissenschaftler”. In 1999, he began his career in the Licenses Department of a leading supplier of ERP software. In 2002 Mr. Siefer started working for the German market leader of electronic testing and measuring instruments where he was responsible for the controlling of the European and Asian locations and for the successful sale of the company group to an American industrial corporation in 2003. In 2004 he became authorized signatory and in 2007 he was appointed head of the finance and legal. 2011 Mr. Siefer joined OXID eSales AG.