As of May 2019, Nobuyoshi Shimada will become a managing director of the SCHEMA Group, alongside Marcus Kesseler
He will take over from the current managing director, Stefan Freisler, who will be moving to the advisory board of the SCHEMA Group. Nobuyoshi Shimada has been the commercial director of the SCHEMA Group since 2004, and he has also been the managing director of SCHEMA Systems since 2013. The rest of the management team, Dr Florian Irmert, Johannes Görz and Sebastian Göttel, will continue their work in their current positions.
Marcus Kesseler will now also be responsible for sales and marketing as well as development. The comprehensive partner activities will be integrated into the sales department. As well as remaining commercial director, Nobuyoshi Shimada will also be responsible for all of the services provided by the SCHEMA Group. Dividing up responsibilities in this way will enable the SCHEMA Group to grow into a leading solutions provider for content lifecycle management with comprehensive software solutions that allow SCHEMA customers to maximise quality and productivity thanks to specifically tailored services. Stefan Freisler will join representatives of the group”s new partner, IK Investment, on the advisory board and will use his market expertise to support this development.
“IK Investment is a strong partner and with their help the future looks bright for SCHEMA. I am looking forward to all the developments that the future holds and to having Nobuyoshi Shimada working alongside me as a second managing director. We have already been working together for several years and I have complete faith that he will be able to overcome any challenges he faces.”
– Marcus Kesseler, Managing Director of the SCHEMA Group
“A close relationship with our customers and solutions specifically tailored to their individual needs is and will remain the key to our success. In the future I will continue to work hard to make SCHEMA”s philosophy a reality. I would like to thank Stefan Freisler for almost 25 years of excellent work and the entire SCHEMA group for their confidence in me.”
– Nobuyoshi Shimada, Commercial Director and Managing Director of SCHEMA Systems GmbH
What is SCHEMA?
The SCHEMA Group was established in Nuremberg in 1995 and is a medium-sized software manufacturer with more than 130 employees. The SCHEMA Group produces component content management and content delivery solutions for authoring departments creating product-related content. SCHEMA software supports businesses in describing complex products and in publishing and distributing these descriptions via various media.
The SCHEMA ST4 component content management system is one of the most frequently used systems for the modularised creation of documentation, package inserts and marketing documentation. The system covers all areas of creation, versioning, variant control, translation, management and publication of product-related content – from authoring assistance during input to the finished layout for the printed catalogue.
The SCHEMA Content Delivery Server provides businesses with a standard solution to automatically share targeted and context-specific intelligent information created in component content management systems with end users. This means the right information automatically reaches mobile devices.
SCHEMA software solutions are implemented by more than 500 clients in sectors including mechanical and plant engineering, automotive, IT, electronics, medical technology and the pharmaceutical industry. Clients such as ABB, Agilent, Andritz, Bentley, Bombardier, Bosch, Bundesanzeiger Federal Gazette, Carl Zeiss, Caterpillar, Daimler, Datev, Doppelmayr, General Electric, KSB, MAN, Miele, Austrian Federal Railways, Philips, Porsche, Roche, Schaeffler Group, SEW Eurodrive, Siemens, SMA, Toyota, TüV, Voith, Weleda, Wincor Nixdorf and many more depend on systems from SCHEMA.
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