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SAP SE Supervisory Board

Gerhard Oswald

Managing Director of Oswald Consulting GmbH, Walldorf, Germany
Associate lecturer at the Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München), Germany

Member of the following Supervisory Board Committees: Audit Committee, Finance and Investment Committee, Technology and Strategy Committee, Nomination Committee, People and Organization Committee (Chairman)
1974 – 1977
  Studies of Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule) of Mainz  -Diploma in Business Administration (Diplom‑Betriebswirt (FH))
1977 – 1980
  Siemens AG, Munich, Germany – Application consultant for SAP R/2 business processes
1981 – 1984   SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany – Consultant, trainer and developer in the area of SAP standard software R/2
1984 – 1987   SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany – Various management positions in the areas of R/2 custom development, R/2 quality assurance and translation
1987 – 1993   SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany – Member of the project leadership team responsible for the design, development and roll-out of the SAP standard software R/3; head of SAP Application Architecture
1993 – 1996   SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany – Member of the Global Managing Board, head of R/3 Services
1996 – 2016   SAP AG / SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany – Member of the Executive Board with responsibility for various business divisions, in particular Support and Quality Assurance
Since 2015   Technical University of Munich, Germany – Associate lecturer, founder of the research platform "Initiative for Digital Transformation" (IDT)
Since 2017   Oswald Consulting GmbH, Walldorf, Germany – Managing Director
Since 2019   Member of the SAP SE Supervisory Board
Other board memberships:
  • TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Fußball-Spielbetriebs GmbH, Sinsheim, Germany (Advisory Board)
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