Board of Management
Dr. Jochen Wiechen
Christian Oecking works as a senior advisor. He entered consulting and software development in 1985 while studying mechanical engineering at the University of Dortmund.
In 1993 he switched to EDS Electronic Data Systems, where he worked as the director of business development and was a member of company management. In 1998 he moved to Siemens and took over the national, and as of 2001 global outsourcing business. In 2009 Christian Oecking assumed the chairmanship of the company management of Siemens IT Solutions and Services GmbH (SIS). In this role, he bore joint responsibility for the successful turnaround of the company and the subsequent sale of SIS to ATOS. In 2001 he founded the Cloud Computing and Outsourcing work group at Bitkom, which he led as chairman until 2010.
Christian Oecking now supports national and international companies in positions on supervisory and advisory boards. His essential interests include sales, operational excellence and corporate transformation.
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Louis Velthuis
Prof. Dr. Louis Velthuis has held the chair for controlling at the Faculty of Law, Management and Economics at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz since 2008. Born in South Africa, he completed a training program at Deutsche Bank in Germany to become a bank clerk, before studying, graduating and further qualifying as a university professor in business administration at the Goethe University in Frankfurt.
His interest in research as well as his many years of practical project experience principally concern the organization of internal and external accounting, the design and setup of incentive systems, performance measuring and the development of concepts in value-based company management.
In addition to his teaching and research activities, Prof. Velthuis is active as an expert, advisor and member of the supervisory board for international corporations.