Sven Lindemann, CEO
Sven Lindemann leads in Consulting and Strategy Development for Serrala’s executive board specifically spearheading the company’s internationalization. After training as a software developer at the Vereins- und Westbank he first joined the organisation as a software consultant. A few years later he moved on to the management board. Since 2001 he has been on the executive board of Serrala (formerly Hanse Orga) and in 2012 has taken over the chairmanship of the board from his father and founder of the company, Hans Herbert Lindemann.
Stephan Benkendorf, Chief Domestic Officer
Areas of responsibility: DACH Sales, DACH Marketing
Stephan Benkendorf joined the Executive Board in 2003 where he is in charge of sales and marketing for the DACH region. Previously, he was Sales Director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at PULSION Medical Systems AG. He has also worked for international companies such as Hewlett Packard and Philips.
Kevin Grant, Chief International Officer
Areas of responsibility: International Sales
Kevin Grant has a proven track record of over 25 years in international business development in the financial technology sector. During his impressive career he has held senior positions in a number of successful companies and most notably as CEO of IT2, a leading global treasury solutions provider. He was recognized as one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in Finance’ as published by Treasury & Risk magazine in 2010.
Dirk Schilling, Chief Financial Officer
Areas of responsibility: Finance, Accounting, HR and Legal
Dirk Schilling, as Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for all commercial areas of Serrala. These include finance and accounting, HR, IT, legal and general administration. As a business administration graduate he has extensive commercial management experience, which he has collected in various medium-sized business groups (Haniel, Bechtle, Medien-Union). Immediately prior to joining Serrala he was CFO with Alltours, the travel agent.
Christoph Dubies, Chief Strategy Officer
Areas of responsibility: Corporate Strategy and M&A
As Chief Strategy Officer, Christoph Dubies is responsible for the corporate strategy, M&A activities as well as the integration of new companies. Prior to joining Serrala in 2016, he worked for top management consultants McKinsey & Company and in Private Equity (Waterland Private Equity). He has been focusing on the international development and implementation of corporate growth strategies.
Dr. Lars Ludwig, Chief Technology Officer
Areas of responsibility: Software Development, Product Management and Quality Assurance
As Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Lars Ludwig is responsible for software development, product management and quality assurance. Prior to joining Serrala in November 2018, he worked as Managing Director IT within the EOS Group (EOS Technology Solutions) and prior to that as Head of IT at the private bank Donner & Reuschel. He has focused on agile working methods, DevOps and artificial intelligence.