Changes in the Management Team of Veridos; Marc-Julian Siewert will lead the company as CEO from January 1st 2022
Veridos GmbH, a joint venture of the Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) security group and the Bundesdruckerei Group, today announced changes in the management team. Veridos CEO Andreas Räschmeier (54) will leave the company at his own request. His successor Marc-Julian Siewert (37) will lead Veridos as CEO from January 1st 2022.
Following his two year tenure as Veridos CEO, Andreas Räschmeier will pursue new opportunities outside of Giesecke+Devrient at his own request. In his role he made significant contributions to the growth and transformation of Veridos into a world’s leading provider of integrated identity solutions. Today, governments and public authorities in more than 100 countries rely on the company's project expertise and portfolio.
With the appointment of Marc-Julian Siewert as CEO of Veridos on January 1st 2022, the company will continue on its successful transformation course. Marc-Julian, who joined G+D in 2013, is an experienced manager and highly acquainted with Veridos’ government business. In the past he held various management positions at G+D, currently working as Chief Operating Officer of Veridos.
“We are very grateful for Andreas Räschmeier’s leadership of Veridos and its people during an unprecedented and critical time of the company’s development”, said Ralf Wintergerst, Group CEO and chairman of the management board of Giesecke+Devrient. “With Marc-Julian Siewert we have the right successor in order to continue on Veridos’ successful strategic path and further focus on developing our customer proximity worldwide.”
“We are pleased that with the previous COO Marc-Julian Siewert, Veridos has found a successor from within its own ranks who has already substantially contributed to the development of the company“, said Dr. Stefan Hofschen, CEO of Bundesdruckerei Group.
“It is a great privilege to be trusted with the leadership of Veridos by G+D and Bundesdruckerei. I am delighted to contribute towards the overarching goal of Veridos: Providing billions of people around the globe with the human right of a unique identity”, stated Marc-Julian Siewert. “I am looking forward to leading a high performing team that has the customer in mind in everything they do.”
The press release and the picture in high res can be downloaded here.
Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is a global security technology group headquartered in Munich. As a partner to organizations with highest demands, G+D engineers trust and secures essential values with its solutions. The company's innovative technology protects physical and digital payments, the connectivity of people and machines, the identity of people and objects, as well as digital infrastructures and confidential data. G+D was founded in 1852. In the fiscal year 2020, the company generated a turnover of 2.31 billion euros with around 11,500 employees. G+D is represented by 74 subsidiaries and joint ventures in 32 countries. Further information: www.gi-de.com
About Bundesdruckerei Group
Bundesdruckerei Gruppe GmbH is a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of the German federal government; as a government IT security company, it assumes social responsibility and is particularly committed to Germany’s digital sovereignty. The Group’s subsidiaries offer products and solutions for secure identities, secure data and secure infrastructure for the public sector and for particularly sensitive areas of society and the enterprise sector.
Its subsidiaries include Bundesdruckerei GmbH with its subsidiary Maurer Electronics GmbH, as well as D‑Trust GmbH, genua GmbH, Xecuro GmbH and iNCO Spółka z o.o. The Group currently employs a workforce of more than 3,400 and in 2020 generated revenue of around EUR 568 million. Bundesdruckerei Gruppe GmbH also holds interests in Veridos GmbH, DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH and Verimi GmbH. For more information, go to: www.bundesdruckerei.de
Christoph Lang, Spokesman, Head of Global Communications
+49 89 4119-782164