01.07.2020 – 09:00
Dr. Philipp Roesler Joins the Brainloop AG Supervisory Board
Brainloop AG, the leading DACH market provider of cloud-based solutions for exchanging highly sensitive documents, is delighted to announce that former German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Dr. Philipp Roesler will join its Supervisory Board effective July 1, 2020.
Dr. Roesler's unique international experience will be a strong asset to Brainloop and its customers who rely on Brainloop's platform every day to protect their most sensitive data. Brainloop AG is expanding its expertise in the areas of data protection and modern governance in the German-speaking market with this addition.
Dr. Roesler served as German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Economics and Technology from 2011 to 2013, as well as Federal Minister of Health from 2009 to 2011. Since leaving active politics, Dr. Roesler has remained engaged in initiatives that advance global economic cooperation, first as a member of the Managing Board of the World Economic Forum in Geneva and later as the Managing Director of a New York-based global charitable organization that he led until early 2019. Since then he has been focused on his other international mandates.
Dr. Roesler has extensive experience serving on a variety of corporate and not-for-profit boards, including current appointments at Arabesque S-Ray, Bertelsmann Foundation, Jacobs University Bremen, Siemens Healthineers AG, and Fortum Corporation.
Dr. Roesler trained as an army medical officer in the German Bundeswehr and earned a Ph.D. in cardiac surgery from the Hannover Medical School. He also holds honorary doctoral degrees in economics from the University of Hanoi and in international relations from the University of Cambodia.
Michael Stanton, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Brainloop AG and CFO of Diligent Corporation, said: "I am delighted to welcome such an experienced and widely respected personality to the Supervisory Board of Brainloop AG. Dr. Roesler has a unique background combining public and private sector leadership roles, as well as expertise on subject matters - such as the intersection of digital technologies and data protection - that are highly relevant for our clients. Dr. Roesler will deepen our understanding of the modern governance needs of our customers and help ensure that Brainloop remains at the forefront of digital innovation in the DACH region and beyond."
Dr. Roesler remarked on his plans for his new position: "Digital governance and modern board communications are must-haves for companies that want to stay ahead of the curve. Brainloop is the leading provider for key players in the DACH region, including more than two-thirds of the DAX-30 companies. The global COVID-19 crisis has shown that no industry or company can afford falling behind on digital adoption. I want to make sure that the "German Mittelstand" sector also fully benefits from Brainloop's trusted digital products and services."
Dr. Ulf Gartzke, CEO of Brainloop, added: "I am very much looking forward to Dr. Roesler's strategic guidance for Brainloop's future development. Brainloop is continuing to add new products and services to its secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions. Dr. Roesler's insights will allow us to better serve our customers and meet the unique requirements of our market."
Brainloop is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for the exchange of highly sensitive documents both internally and with third parties. The Brainloop platform's business logic can be used to support automated compliance with audit and regulatory requirements as well as internal policies. Brainloop customers use the solutions for different deployment scenarios, such as within the executive board or supervisory board, in project collaboration or due diligence, in purchasing, sales, contract management and in the area of IP protection in research and development.
Brainloop AG, a Diligent Corporation company, is headquartered in Munich with offices in Vienna and Zurich. Founded in 2000, the company counts numerous SMEs and international corporations among its clients, including more than two-thirds of the DAX-30 companies.
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