Degree in Economics, Witten/Herdecke University
Since 2011, Bernd Schwefing is CEO of Controlware GmbH. After financial and economic studies at the University of Witten / Herdecke and research stays in Cambridge (MA), Bernd Schwefing held managerial positions at mid-sized companies in different markets. Upon joining Controlware in 2003, he was initially responsible for controlling and international activities. He also led the acquisition of the subsidiary company ‘Networkers AG’, where he entered the board 2006. Since 2011, he is a member of the Hauptvorstand of BITKOM.
Oliver Thome has been managing director of Controlware GmbH since May 2020, alongside Bernd Schwefing. He joined Controlware Holding GmbH in August 2015 and took over as Chairman of the Management Board. Prior to this, Oliver Thome held various executive and management positions at different companies.