The Management Board of secunet AG

Axel Deininger

Axel Deininger has been on the Management Board of secunet Security Networks AG since January 2018 and took over as Chairman in June 2019. He is responsible in particular for Strategy/Business Development, International Sales, Marketing and Human Resources.

Previously, Axel Deininger was Group Senior VP and Head of Division Connectivity & Devices at G+D Mobile Security GmbH. Axel Deininger's career has included positions at Siemens AG, Infineon Technologies AG and Samsung Semiconductor Europe GmbH. Most recently, Deininger held various positions at the Munich-based Giesecke+Devrient Group for more than ten years.

Torsten Henn

Torsten Henn started at secunet GmbH back in 1997 as a consultant and project manager and took on various management positions within the company. In the course of secunet's realignment, Torsten Henn joined the extended Management Board as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2015 and has been a member of the Management Board since June 2019. He is responsible for national sales as well as production, IT and quality management.

Torsten Henn studied Computer Engineering in Siegen and worked for Telekom before joining secunet. He then worked for RWTÜV Anlagentechnik and TÜV Informationstechnik. Since 1994, Torsten Henn has been working exclusively on the subject of IT security.

Dr. Kai Martius

Dr. Kai Martius headed secunet's High Security / Public Sector business unit from 2007 to 2015. Before that, he had already been responsible for various topics in consulting and product development since 1999, the year he received his doctorate in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Dresden. Since 2015, Dr. Kai Martius has been a member of secunet's extended management board as CTO. In June 2019, he was appointed to the Management Board. He is responsible for the areas of technology/development, product management and certification.

Dr. Martius was one of the architects of SINA and also has extensive experience in the design, implementation and deployment of security products in the public sector.

Thomas Pleines

Thomas Pleines began as commercial director at secunet GmbH and was appointed to the Management Board after the company's conversion to a stock corporation in 1999.

He is responsible for the areas of finance, controlling, legal affairs and investor relations.

A business economist, he was previously head of commercial coordination of SAP systems, head of group accounting and head of the tax department at RWTÜV AG, Essen.