Munich, Germany – AUGENTIC GmbH, a leading information technology company, announced that it has completed the formation of its advisory board. The company is pleased to welcome Dr. Hermann Sterzinger, Hans-Wolfgang Kunz, and Peter Schmid to the organization as it advances the future of digital identities, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), and biometric solutions for governments.
Each member was selected to the board due to their excellent qualifications and professional background. Combined, the three members have over 100 years of management and global leadership experience. The board will provide advice to AUGENTIC management and shareholders on a variety of technical and management-related topics.
About the Advisory Board Members
Dr. Hermann Sterzinger, Chairman of the Advisory Board is one of the co-founders of AUGENTIC and lecturer at the Technical University of Munich for Informatics. He was a Member of the Board and COO of Veridos. He held a position as Group Senior Vice President at Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) where he was pivotal in the areas of government solutions, new business development, and cashpoint solutions. He holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, MBA and a PhD in Competition and Intellectual Property Law from the Technical University of Munich.
Hans-Wolfgang Kunz, Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Board is an accomplished international executive with over 30 years of global management experience. He is the former Member of the Board and CEO of Veridos, where he transformed the company into a leading provider of integrated identity solutions worldwide. He was also a member of the board at Giesecke+Devrient. He currently is a member of various associations in Africa and the Middle East. He holds a diploma of Economics from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
Peter Schmid, Advisory Board is the previous Head of Private Markets at Ninety One, a global asset management business. He has served as the Global Head of Private Equity at Actis PE, a leading investor in growth markets across Africa, Asia, and Latin America with US$12 billion in assets under management. Peter is also the former managing partner of Ethos Private Equity, a director on the Barloworld board, and has raised eight PE funds. He holds a degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a Chartered Accountant.
AUGENTIC CEO Mr. Labinot Carreti spoke with delight at the Advisory Board’s completion. “I am proud that AUGENTIC´s vision convinced these three well known industry heavy weights to join our journey. To benefit from such an experience is not only an amazing thing for us but also for our customers. For me personally it was a perfect fit and I look forward to shaping the future of AUGENTIC together.”
Christian Klenner CFO added: “Through digitalization processes around the globe we are experiencing an increase of complexity in our projects both technically and commercially. I am very much looking forward to collaborating with our Advisory Board and I am convinced that with their vast complementary professional experience the colleagues will support us in offering tailor-made business models for our customers.”