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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: Finance and Investment Committee, China Strategy Committee (Chairperson)

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
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