Markus Ziener

Shareholder representative

Diplom-Volkswirt, Diplom-Betriebswirt (BA)
Management Board Member, Assets and Finances, Software AG Stiftung (Foundation)
Born in 1966
Place of residence: Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany
Nationality: German
Tenure since AGM 2015

Memberships in Committees of the Supervisory Board:

  • Member of the Personnel Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee

Supervisory Board mandates:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board GLS Bank eG, Bochum
  • Member of the Administrative Board of Aceite de Oliva Valderrama S.L., Madrid


(Status: June 2020)


Since 2013
Software AG Foundation, Darmstadt, Germany
Member of the Management Board, Assets and Finances (since August 2014)
Director, Asset Management (until July 2014)

2012 – 2013
Handelskontor Willmann für Naturprodukte GmbH,
Vaihingen/Enz, Germany
Managing Director

2010 – 2012
GeckoGroup AG, Wetzlar, Germany
Member of the Board

2008 – 2010
Independent Management Consultant

2006 - 2008
S.A.G. Solarstrom AG, Freiburg, Germany
Member of the Board

2001 – 2006
S.A.G. Solarstrom AG, Freiburg, Germany
Member of the Supervisory Board
2000 - 2006
Independent Management Consultant
Partner of MIRA

1997 – 2000
Solar-Fabrik GmbH, Freiburg , Germany
Commercial Director

1990 – 1994
Studied economics at Heidelberg University

1987 – 1990
Studied business administration at DHBW/ Berufsakademie Mannheim
Diplom-Betriebswirt (BA)