Leipzig, October 2021 – At the beginning of this year, Deskcenter already started with two new executive board members to direct the company onto a more agile and international path. Deskcenter has now strengthened its strategic direction by appointing Marit Hartung as their Chief Operating Officer (COO). The experienced manager has taken responsibility for the group-wide sales organizations as well as Deskcenters Professional Services teams. “With her many years of management experience in IT, especially in the areas of SaaS hosting and managed service provider business, she is the ideal person for us to help structure our company, expand international sales and add to our channel strategy.”, said CEO, Christoph Harvey.
Marit Hartung is highly motivated to start the new task: “Deskcenter is in the middle of the transformation from a regional to an international player. This requires new business models and sales channels – and committed support from all employees. I am very much looking forward to driving this transformation forward alongside our board members Christoph Harvey and Markus Gärtner.”
Hartung comes from Akamai Technologies, a global IT service provider. Her path took her through several management positions: Most recently, as Regional Sales Manager, she was responsible for enterprise business in Central Europe. Internationally, Hartung has also been active in the US, Indian and European markets. She is considered a passionate leader with a focus on strong and productive business relationships. She created the basis for this with her degrees in economics and psychology. Correspondingly, in day-to-day business she places great value on a high work ethic, reliability and trust.