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Dr. Axel Kaufmann

Chief Financial & Operations Officer (CFOO)
Born in 1969, Nationality: German


Dr. Axel Kaufmann was appointed to the Executive Board as of January 1, 2020 and is Chief Financial & Operations Officer (CFOO) of Nemetschek SE. In this role, he focusses on financial and operational functions.

Axel Kaufmann has many years of international experience in finance and management, which he has contributed to renowned companies. After studying Business Administration and doing an apprenticeship/training at Deutsche Bank, he completed his doctorate while continuing to work. He then served at the Siemens Group for more than ten years, including in the USA and most recently in operations as the commercial head of a market-leading global software business unit. This was followed by executive roles at Nokia Networks in the finance and strategy units. He then acted as Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of the listed Koenig & Bauer AG. In his last position until the end of December 2019, Kaufmann served as Chief Financial Officer at the MDAX-listed Rational AG.

Further group-internal mandate

  • CEO of Nemetschek Austria Beteiligungen GmbH


Membership in supervisory boards of associated companies

  • Bluebeam Holding, Inc., USA
  • Bluebeam Inc., USA
  • Nemetschek Inc., USA


As of November 1, 2022