Freiburg, January 14, 2020 – Jedox, a leading global provider of cloud-based enterprise performance management software, has a new Chief Financial Officer: Christoph Ahr assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer on January 7, 2020. Prior CFO Max zu Hohenlohe will remain associated with Jedox as an external consultant.
As a proven expert in the international software sector, Christoph Ahr brings impressive experience to the table as well as extensive knowledge in Enterprise Performance Management. After his own founding experience, Christoph Ahr acquired the professional foundation in his several years of work at KPMG through his tax consultant and auditor exams. Most recently, he was Vice President Finance at Celonis – one of the biggest current success stories in the software industry. In the last few years, he had built up the entire finance organization and promoted its internationalization and transition to a SaaS company.
Christoph Ahr will now bring his ideal combination of professional expertise and organizational development to Jedox and promote the company’s international growth strategy: “I am very much looking forward to this new challenge at Jedox. Fast-growing SaaS companies need strong finance to successfully manage the transition and challenges of the cloud future. Jedox is in an excellent position to continue increasing their presence on the global stage. From my daily experience, the benefits of a powerful EPM solution are undeniable.”
Florian Winterstein, CEO of Jedox AG, also sees great potential: “I am very happy to be able to bring a true expert for modern cloud solution providers on board with Christoph Ahr. Having a great team is the basis of our extraordinary success, so outstanding talent is imperative. Our goals for the future of course remain ambitious: We continue to provide companies in a volatile world with better planning and forecasting and enable previously unavailable insights for improved decisions and a competitive edge. For us, this value for the customer also means growth and our own transformation. And it is precisely why Christoph Ahr brings essential experience to the Jedox team.”