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Michael Kleinemeier

SAP Digital Business Services

SAP Digital Business Services
Joined SAP: 1989
Appointed to Executive Board: 2015
Current Executive Board Term Expires: 2019
Nationality: German
Year of Birth: 1957

Special responsibilities:

  • Global Consulting Delivery
  • Regional Service & Support 
  • Enterprise Support & Premium Engagement 
  • Global Centers of Expertise 
  • Product Support  
  • Maintenance Go-to-Market 
  • Industry Cloud Liaison 
  • Global User Groups 
  • Mobile Services

Other board memberships:

  • Supervisory Board, innogy SE, Essen, Germany

Michael Kleinemeier biography:

Michael Kleinemeier is a member of the SAP Executive Board of SAP SE. He leads the SAP Digital Business Services organization. He was appointed to the Executive Board on November 1, 2015.

Kleinemeier has held various leadership positions at SAP. In 2013, he was appointed President of the region Middle and Eastern Europe (MEE), where he was responsible for all market activities and the entire SAP product portfolio in this region.

From 2010 to 2012, he was Head of Global End-to-End Services. In this capacity, Kleinemeier was responsible for driving sales and market adoption of SAP’s latest solutions. In parallel he served as Head of the DACH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland).

In 2007, Kleinemeier was appointed Head of Industry Solutions and Corporate Officer of SAP. From 2001 to 2007, he was Managing Director of SAP Deutschland. During that time, he was also President of the former EMEA Central (DACH and the Benelux countries) sales region. From 1989 to 1999, he held key positions in sales, consulting, and training at SAP.

From 1999 to 2001, Kleinemeier was Board member of itelligence AG, an SAP partner company.

Kleinemeier holds a degree in commercial management from the University of Paderborn.

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