riskmethods appoints Thomas Geitner as Chairman of the Board

Geitner’s extensive experience in executive board positions and an entrepreneurial mindset will contribute to driving long-range vision and continued growth at riskmethods.

BOSTON & MUNICH – (22. November 2021) — riskmethods, a global leader in supply chain risk management, is pleased to welcome Thomas Geitner as Chairman of the Board.

Geitner brings nearly 30 years of experience in executive and supervisory board positions at leading companies in telecommunications, engineering, and consumer products. He is currently Member of the Supervisory Board of Holiday Check Group AG and previously served in executive and board positions at Vodafone, Henkel, Bibliotheca, and Oxford Instruments. Since 2011, he has been an active investor and served on the advisory boards of numerous fast-growing start-ups.

This entrepreneurial mindset will contribute to driving the strategic vision and continued growth at riskmethods, and Geitner is well-positioned to help solidify riskmethods as a market leader.

“The interconnectedness of global markets make supply chain risk management essential in today’s volatile business environment,” said Geitner. “I am honored and pleased to assume this role for riskmethods, to assist in intensifying the company’s growth opportunities and expanding its leadership position in the market.”

“I am very much looking forward to working with Thomas Geitner, as I value his expertise in building riskmethods as a global champion. Our first interactions have already led to a valuable contribution to the company’s success,” said riskmethods founder and CEO Heiko Schwarz.

With his expertise in the development of top management teams, Thomas Geitner will continue to foster collaboration and operational excellence across the organization.

“We are delighted that Thomas has decided to take on the Chairman position of riskmethods, contributing his strong track record of shareholder value creation to support the company’s accelerated growth strategy and global scale-up,” said Dirk Schmücking, former chairman and current board member of riskmethods.

For its contributions to procurement and supply chain management, riskmethods has received multiple industry awards, most recently:

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