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Sebastian Cler succeeds Michael Emmer as COO of SpaceNet AG

SpaceNet AG appoints Sebastian Cler to the Management Board as COO with effect from 1 May 2024. Cler succeeds Michael Emmer, who was most recently responsible for the operational business of the established managed service provider.

After more than 20 years with the company and 5 years at the helm, Michael Emmer now wants to take on new challenges. The appointment of Sebastian Cler as COO of SpaceNet AG underlines SpaceNet's endeavours to strengthen its market presence and offer innovative solutions.

Sebastian Cler is the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SpaceNet AG with effect from 1 May 2024. He joins from leading global consulting firm Deloitte Consulting, where he led teams of specialists and supported companies in global growth and reorganisation initiatives. At SpaceNet, he will now support the expansion of the IT security department and the introduction of new cloud services.

With more than 15 years of experience at companies such as SAP, Pricewaterhouse Coopers International and Accenture, Sebastian Cler has extensive expertise in the structuring and transformation of technology-driven companies. He specialises in strategic growth and restructuring initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions. He also specialises in the implementation of cloud and digitalisation initiatives.

"For me, SpaceNet is a growth-orientated and innovative IT company with a great tradition. The trust that the Supervisory Board has placed in me with this role is the greatest motivation for me to actively help shape and mould the future of the company together with the SpaceNet team," adds designated COO Sebastian Cler.

Sebastian von Bomhard, founder and CEO of SpaceNet AG: "I would like to thank Michael Emmer, who has accompanied SpaceNet for more than 20 years, has been a trusted companion to me and is now taking on new challenges. At the same time, I am delighted to have Sebastian Cler on board as a new member of the Management Board and, together with Ingo Lalla, Karin Schuler and him, to provide important impetus for SpaceNet's growth strategy. He is an excellent addition to our management team."

Alexander Grundner-Culemann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SpaceNet AG: "Sebastian Cler is a proven expert in entrepreneurial digital strategy and cloud transformation. With him, we have gained another experienced leader. The Management Board team is now complete and the company is ideally positioned to meet the increasing demands of its customers."