Dr. Jens Amail has been appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SNP by the board of directors, commencing January 16, 2023. Jens Amail is an internationally experienced manager in the software and services industry with extensive transformation expertise in Europe, the United States of America (USA), and Asia.
Former Chief Executive Officer, Michael Eberhardt, will support Jens Amail in assuming the role of CEO and will remain with the company until the end of March 2023 for this purpose.
What does Jens Amail bring to SNP in the role?
Prior to SNP, Jens Amail was responsible for the Greater China region as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at SAP SE. He has held various management positions with SAP since, including: Managing Director for the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland region.
In addition, Jens Amail was Senior Vice President of cloud solutions Europe in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Senior Vice President of services industries. Born in Mannheim in Germany, Jens Amail also has an MBA in computer science and business administration and a PhD in economics. He worked for the Siemens Group for over 10 years before joining SAP, which included many years in various management positions in the USA.
Jens Amail, Managing Director and CEO, SNP, commented, “SNP is extremely well positioned within a very robust and growing market. The innovative software-based transformation approach enables companies to gain competitive advantages significantly faster and more efficiently. This is a fantastic opportunity both for our customers and for all of us at SNP.”
“I look forward to continuing to consistently develop this potential together with SNP’s employees as we embark on the next chapter in the development of SNP together.”
What does the appointment mean for SNP?
Richard Roy, Chairman of the Board of Directors, SNP SE, said, “Jens Amail combines all the necessary elements that we need to expand SNP’s presence in Europe, the US, and Asia.”
“In addition to a strong entrepreneurial spirit, the combination of international networking, excellent industry knowledge, and many years of top management experience in various industries makes Jens Amail the ideal choice for the position of CEO. The structured process for succession planning at the top of the firm has therefore been completed successfully.”
As Chief Executive Officer, Jens Amail succeeds Michael Eberhardt, who will leave the firm at his own request with effect from March 31, 2023. The board of directors would like to express its sincere thanks to Michael Eberhardt for his foresight, commitment, and passion, and wishes him much happiness, health, and creative energy in his future endeavours.