The Board of comForte 21 GmbH appoints a new CEO

comForte 21 CEO Michael Deissner

comForte 21 CEO Michael Deissner

Wiesbaden, Germany – 1 July 2016 – comForte 21 GmbH announced today the appointment of Michael J. Deissner as their new CEO. He will assume responsibilities on 1 July 2016 and will succeed Dr Michael Rossbach, who will retire from this position on 30 September 2016.

‘We are very pleased to welcome Michael Deissner at comForte’, says Patrick Eyrich, Chairman of comForte’s Supervisory Board. ‘Michael has a long history and track record of successfully growing organizations in demanding environments. We are looking forward to working with Michael going forward and to open a new chapter in comForte’s history.’
 
Michael Deissner is joining comForte from Cytonet, a biotech company, where he was Managing Director for the last 15 years. Michael started his career as a Managing Director of a medium-sized services company, before joining SAP AG in 1997 working as the Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors at SAP AG. During this period, he held different positions with varying responsibilities for SAP’s internal and external projects.
 
About comForte
 
A leading global provider of connectivity, security, and application modernization solutions, comForte delivers best-in-class products and support for customers using the HPE NonStop platform. Building upon many years of experience, comForte has helped customers make the most of their investment in NonStop systems and applications with a wide range of innovative and proven products for secure NonStop system connectivity, data and system security, application modernization, and integration.
 
With offices in Germany, the United States, Singapore, and Australia, comForte has global reach with local staff and has served as a trusted HPE NonStop partner since 1998.
 
comForte’s roots in the HPE NonStop (Tandem Computers) market go back to 1979, and today, comForte’s leading security products are protecting data at rest, data in transit, and are included in HPE’s NonStop OS (operating system).
 
comForte, Inc. (Denver, USA), comForte Pty. Ltd (Sydney, Australia), and comForte Asia Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) are wholly owned subsidiaries of comForte 21 GmbH.
 
For more information about comForte please visit www.comforte.com.
This announcement was also published on Business Wire