The Hoffmann Group has appointed Dr. Christoph Steiger as Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Board of Executive Directors. As of January 1 2017, he will be responsible for the digitalisation of the Hoffmann Group in this newly-created position.

Christoph Steiger is a pioneer in the digital transformation field. As worldwide Director of management consultancy for SAP (Business Transformation Services) he accompanied customers in their digital transformation over the last several years.

“The advancing digitalisation of business models and relationships offers great opportunities for the Hoffmann Group”, explains Christoph Steiger. “We are taking the right steps today so we can be successful in the future too. The Hoffmann Group has strong product and market knowledge in the B2B arena and our employees have excellent skills. From this strong position we are going to drive the digitalisation process forward in a focused manner. I have known the Hoffmann Group for several years now and especially appreciate the culture and the dedication of its employees. I am looking forward to helping to shape the future path of our company in the digital age.”

Christoph Steiger also has extensive know-how of the automotive industry and mechanical engineering sector, which are both key industries for the Hoffmann Group. He gained experience at BMW AG, where he worked for four years in development, as well as from his time as a management consultant for leading car manufacturers.

Dr. Christoph Steiger studied physics and information systems at the Universities of Tübingen and Paderborn and completed his doctorate in business science at the University of Paderborn.