TOGETHER FOR YOUR SUCCESS.
Systec & Services has been an established player in the life sciences industry since 2002. As a provider of solutions and consultancy services for production-related questions, Systec & Services successfully supports countless companies - from small contract manufacturers to globally active corporations.
Hermann Schaefer - Managing Director
For the past 20 years, he has successfully worked in various roles in professional services, business management, and sales, both nationally and internationally.
Before starting at Systec & Services, he was part of the Executive Management Board at POET AG and prior to that led the European Life Science sales team at Rockwell Automation's Information Solutions group. As a business manager he played a key role in the successful establishment and expansion of the US business of Propack Data.
Hermann Schaefer has more than 20 years' experience in the life sciences industry with a focus on commercial production and clinical studies. He was responsible for several global projects at international companies.
At Systec & Services, Hermann Schaefer manages business development, international expansion, and finance.
Jörg Erdmann - Vice President Manufacturing Consulting
After his diploma in computer science at the University of Karlsruhe, Joerg Erdmann started his professional life 1994 as software engineer.
In 1996 he moved to Propack Data GmbH, Karlsruhe, and has been gathering experience in the life science industry since then.
With the acquisition of Propack Data by Rockwell Automation, Joerg Erdmann moved to European management jobs. He spent several years as Business Manager Life Sciences, responsible for the strategy and commercial results of the Life Science segment for the Rockwell Automation MES and Automation portfolio. At Systec & Services, Jörg Erdmann most recently led a consulting team and managed projects of international clients.
Today Joerg Erdmann is Vice President Manufacturing Consulting and is managing the consulting business.
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Rainer Hofmann - Business Director MES
After studying mechanical engineering and completing his postgraduate studies as industrial engineer, Rainer Hofmann started his career at Propack Data in 1995.
His first phase as a project engineer was followed by managing several MES projects for well-known national and international pharmaceutical clients, as well as carrying out duties and responsibilities in product management. From 1999, he was team leader in the Project Services division.
In 2002, Rainer Hofmann joined T-Systems International GmbH as Senior Consultant for Supply chain management. His tasks were topic responsibility and development as well as team leadership in automotive retail. Finally he accompanied the SAP R/3 implementation by T-Systems at this customer in close cooperation with SAP AG.
Rainer Hofmann is responsible for the MES Services business unit at Systec & Services since April 2007.
Stefan Münch - Director Validation & QM
Stefan Münch completed his computer science studies in 1991 at KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany). After working several years in the automation and robotics domain, he acted since 1997 in various roles with increasing responsibility at Propack Data GmbH, serving customers of the Life Science industry.
After Propack Data’s acquisition by Rockwell Automation, Stefan was appointed as the Campus Quality Manager for software product development, being responsible for quality and test of a Manufacturing Execution System.
In his first two years with Systec & Services, he worked as Head of QA / Validation for the Track & Trace business of Traxeed (in close cooperation with Seidenader Maschinenbau GmbH).
Since January 2020, Stefan Münch leads the Business Unit Validation & QM at Systec & Services.
Titus Krauss - Director Sales & Marketing
After achieving the degree of Master of Sciences at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences Titus Krauss started his career at ABB Fertigungsleittechnik GmbH in Mannheim in 1993.
In 1995 he moved on to Propack Data GmbH in Karlsruhe. Within his eleven years at Propack Data he first acted as project manager, then as sales consultant and finally as marketing manager. During that time Titus Krauss built up his expertise in the Life Sciences Industry.
In 2006 Titus Krauss changed to Siemens AG, and was initially responsible for the MES business in the life science industry. He later took over a position as life sciences business development manager for the Automation and IT portfolio where he brought in his wide expertise in the life sciences industry.
Since March 2010 he is member of the ISPE-DACH organization committee.
At Systec & Services, Titus Krauss heads the sales & marketing business unit since January 2010.
Philipp Kläsle - Business Director
Philipp Kläsle, M.Sc. in Business Information (University Konstanz) and B.Sc. in Informatics (University Karlsruhe) started his career with Systec & Services GmbH Germany in November 2011 as a Consultant and subsequently became a team manager. In 2015 he became the first employee at our newly established business, Systec & Services Switzerland GmbH. Philipp is managing several client projects, is the point of contact for key accounts, and, since 2016, is heading the Swiss team.
Today Philipp Kläsle is responsible for the Systec & Services business in Switzerland.
Michael Völlinger - Business Director
After studying Information Management at KIT, Michael worked for Systec & Services for more than 6 years in various positions, including Functional Consultant, Project Manager, Program Manager and Team Leader.
Afterwards Michael was responsible for global serialization for Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the USA for about 3 years at Grünenthal GmbH.
The certified Senior Project Manager (IPMA ® Level B) also knows logistics very well.
At Systec & Services, Michael Völlinger is heading the "Projects and Consulting" department since September 2019 and is responsible for projects for international customers.
Dr. Martin Printz - Business Director
Dr. Martin Printz completed his studies in physics at the University LMU in Munich and KIT in Karlsruhe and then did his doctorate for the “CMS” experiment at CERN in Geneva. The focus was on big data, interfaces, and software development. At the beginning of 2016 he joined Systec & Services GmbH to coordinate MES rollouts for international clients. In 2017, Dr. Printz built up the serialization business and successfully managed it until the end of 2019. In parallel, he acts as lead consultant and is responsible for global rollouts at one of the biggest global generics manufacturer.
Since 2020, Dr. Martin Printz is responsible for business development and develops new markets, partnerships and business areas for Systec & Services.