Already at the start of his professional life, Dirk – actually a real information technologist – successfully merged various businesses in the venture capital environment. As director of MAC IT-Solutions, he has been an industry giant for over 15 years in the ERP market for omni-channel dealers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
“Fairness in dealing with employees and customers is a considerable success factor for me. So I also see collana-IT as a successful platform for mutual respect, sustainability and business expansion.“
As CEO of collana IT, Dirk engages with high personal commitment and enthusiasm for the further expansion of the group.
Fabian spent many years as an M&A advisor assisting entrepreneurs and companies from the tech and digital sector in transactions. After that, he spent four years as CFO in a fast-growing e-commerce company.
“Creating common values, but also respecting different cultures - for me, this is emblematic of the collaboration in the collana group.”
At collana, he can contribute his knowledge from M&A and operations as CFO.
Nicole has been working in various positions – from consulting through project management to sales – in the ERP and CRM field for over 20 years. In this time, as a pioneer, she oversaw the digital transformation process from mail order to e-commerce and the omni-channel trade. With her expertise in business processes, as CMO of MAC IT-Solutions, she made a significant contribution to the growth and positioning of the company.
“The IT world is getting increasingly complex: therefore, our bundling of experts for very specific customer needs makes sense. That is why we open up a multitude of new prospects for our customers and colleagues.”
At collana IT, Nicole works on the public image of the group and, together with the teams, is the glue that binds collana-IT into a strong employer brand.
Already while studying at the Economics University of Freiburg and at the University of Zurich, Adrian accumulated significant experience in financing medium-sized enterprises in various positions at the Freiburger Kantonalbank. As Investment Director of Ufenau Capital Partners, since 2011 he has supported portfolio businesses on the operational level and supervised the transactions that were made.
“The IT sector is massively multi-layered: I am enthusiastic about discovering real entrepreneurial pearls within this market, which are special – businesses with a completely unique position and unmistakable success stories.”
On the collana IT supervisory board, Adrian is curious about entrepreneurial stories: he meets those involved with genuine interest, conscientiousness and is always ready to bring constructive assistance.
Dieter can look back on more than 15 years of experience as the CEO of reputable businesses: firstly at Johnson&Johnson Cordis, then the quoted DIS AG and finally for Adecco, the largest temping agency in the world with a turnover of over EUR 20 bln. As the founder and Managing Partner of Ufenau Capital Partners AG, today he supports entrepreneurs in their growth plans for a clear buy-in strategy. Meeting on equal terms is particularly important for him.
“Respect for each other is the basis for success. Everyone can benefit from clear responsibilities and a fair approach.”
On the collana IT supervisory board, Dieter brings his valuable experience and provides support with far-sightedness and humour.
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