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Board of Management

Dr Rainer Baumgart, CEO

Dr Rainer Baumgart has been with secunet since 1997. He joined the Board of secunet Security Networks AG when it became a listed company in 1999 and has been Chairman of the Board since 2001. Dr Baumgart is head of the company’s Public and Business divisions, and is also responsible for business development/strategy, compliance/auditing and communications/marketing. The physics PhD has enjoyed a 20-year career in IT security, having previously held positions at RWTÜV AG and TÜV Informationstechnik GmbH.

At the European level, Dr Baumgart is an active member of the ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) Stakeholder’s Group. A little closer to home, he is the Deputy Chair of the TeleTrusT - IT Security Association Germany.

Thomas Pleines, CFO

Thomas Pleines started his career as a commercial director at secunet GmbH and was elected to the Board after the company went public in 1999. He is responsible for the Finance, Controlling, HR, Legal and Product Management Coordination. 

The MBA was previously Head of Commercial Coordination for SAP Systems, Head of Corporate Accounting and Head of Tax at RWTÜV AG in Essen.

 

Extended Board of Management

Torsten Henn, COO

Torsten Henn started at secunet GmbH as consultant and project manager in 1997 and held various executive positions within the company. In particular he was head of the Government Unit and later he was responsible for the operational business of the entire division Public Sector.

When secunet was reorganized in 2015 Torsten Henn joined the extended Executive Board as COO. There he is in charge of all day-to-day operations from sales to production and quality. Furthermore he is responsible for all the divisions of secunet.

Torsten Henn studied technical computer science in Siegen and worked as a freelancer for the Telekom. He came to secunet after positions at RWTÜV Anlagentechnik and TÜV Informationstechnik GmbH. Since 1994 he deals exclusively with the issue of IT security.

 

 

Dr. Kai Martius, CTO

Dr Kai Martius is Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of secunet since 2015. Between 2007 and 2015 he headed the Division High Security / Public Sector. Previously he was responsible since 1999 – the year of his doctorate in electrical engineering at TU Dresden – for several topics in consulting and product development.

Dr Martius played a decisive role in the development of SINA and has moreover extensive experience in conception, implementation and application of security products in the public sector environment. 

Supervisory Board

Dr. Peter Zattler (Chairman of the Board)

Member of the Management Board of Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Munich

Further memberships in Supervisory Boards/Committees:
Giesecke & Devrient International Finance S.A., Luxemburg
Giesecke & Devrient GB Ltd., Wembley, London, Great Britain
Giesecke & Devrient Matsoukis Security Printing S.A., Athens/Greece
Giesecke & Devrient 3S AB, Stockholm, Sweden

Hans Wolfgang Kunz (Deputy Chairman of the Board)

Member of the Management Board of Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Munich

Further memberships in Supervisory Boards/Committees:
Giesecke & Devrient America, Inc., Dulles/USA
Giesecke & Devrient India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon/India
Giesecke & Devrient GB Ltd., Wembley, London/Great Britain
G y D Ibérica S.A., Barcelona/Spain
Giesecke & Devrient International Finance S.A., Luxemburg
Giesecke & Devrient Systems Canada, Inc., Markham/Canada
Giesecke & Devrient Matsoukis Security Printing S.A., Athens/Greece
Giesecke & Devrient Southern Africa, Pty. Ltd., Johannesburg, South Africa

Axel Deininger

Group Senior Vice President, Head of Division Secure Devices Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Munich

Dr. Elmar Legge

Member of the Management Board of RWTÜV e.V., Essen
Member of the Management Board of TÜV NORD AG, Hanover
Member of the Management Board of the GREIF Foundation, Mülheim a.d. Ruhr
Member of the Management Board of the RWTÜV Foundation, Essen

Further memberships in Supervisory Boards/Committees:
AHV VVAG, Essen
DMT GmbH & Co. KG, Essen
RWTÜV GmbH, Essen
TÜV NORD Mobilität GmbH & Co. KG, Hanover*
TÜV Thüringen e.V., Erfurt
TÜV NORD PENSION TRUST e.V., Hanover
TÜV NORD BILDUNG GmbH & Co. KG, Essen*
TÜV NORD Systems GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg*
VAI Van Ameyde International B.V., Rijswijk/Netherlands

*Group internal mandate in the TÜV NORD Group

Wolf-Rüdiger Moritz

Vice President Business Continuity Infineon Technologies AG

Prof Dr Günter Schäfer

University Professor, Berlin