Matrix42 faces the future with a new Management Board: Oliver Bendig appointed new CEO at Matrix42


Matrix42, one of the top providers of software for IT service and workspace management, is restructuring its Management Board as of 10 October, 2016. After many years as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Matrix42, Oliver Bendig is now taking on the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Markus Gyssler, formerly a member of the Supervisory Board of Matrix42, is assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on an interim basis. Jochen Jaser, former CEO, and Michael Schmidt, former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Matrix42, are resigning from the Management Board, by mutual agreement. On behalf of all the staff, the Supervisory Board extends its thanks to Mr. Jaser and Mr. Schmidt for their many years of dedication and their valuable work for Matrix42, and wishes them all the best for their future careers. Oliver Bendig has more than 15 years experience in workplace management and is considered one of the innovative thinkers in the industry. He has been with the company since 2009 and, along with his team, has been responsible for product strategy and the further development of the Matrix42 product portfolio. In addition, since 2014, in his role as CTO, Oliver Bendig has had global responsibility for the development teams. Since 2009 he has further advanced numerous product innovations and introduced new customer solutions which have been major factors in the success of Matrix42 in recent years.Oliver Bendig, new CEO of Matrix42, said: “I am looking forward to the new assignment and to ringing in the next phase of growth at Matrix42. Matrix42 is a company with unbelievably creative and talented individuals. The Management Team and myself have the honour of leading these individuals and fostering their fantastic work. With clear positioning in the market, innovative products and consistent customer orientation, we intend to continue providing solutions that simplify IT management and make us a reliable partner for our customers. Our goal is to become the leading brand for workspace management worldwide.”Markus Gyssler has first-hand knowledge of Matrix42 from his former role as Supervisory Board Member. Due to his previous experience as CFO and COO in technology enterprises extending over many years, Mr. Gyssler possesses the necessary skills to align the company’s chosen strategy with a path to profitable and sustainable growth.Kai Köppen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Matrix42 and founding partner of EMERAM Capital Partners, welcomes the change in the Management Board: “With his many years of experience as CTO at Matrix42, Oliver Bendig is the ideal person to manage the company. He stands for innovation and continuity and has outstanding connections within the industry and among customers and business partners. Together with Markus Gyssler he will provide important impulses for the further development of the company.”The success of Matrix42 lies in outstanding products and a highly-motivated team. Over the last 25 years, many top-class staff and managers have laid the groundwork for the future of the company. The new Matrix42 CEO stated: “My special thanks go to Jochen Jaser and Michael Schmidt, who, under their management, developed Matrix42 from a medium-sized German software manufacturer to the strategic workspace management supplier in Europe and thus prepared the ground for further growth. On the basis of this solid foundation, we are continuing steadily along the path in order to be able to react faster to market change and to continue providing outstanding added value for customers, partners and staff in the proven Matrix42 tradition.”