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Martin Gnass

EXPERIENCE

2022 – to date GITCIM, Gnass IT Consulting & Interim Management

 

2007 – 2021 Hapag-Lloyd, Hamburg. Managing Director IT, responsible for the global Information Technology for all business areas ship & shore. IT budget > €250 million

 

2003 – 2007 Hapag Lloyd, Hamburg. Senior Director IT, responsible for the transport management IT systems

 

1996 – 2002 IBM Global Services. Principal, responsible for the service business with ERP industry solutions for logistics and trade

 

1990 – 1995 Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). SW engineer, IT consultant and project manager

EXPERIENCE

2022 – to date GITCIM, Gnass IT Consulting & Interim Management

 

2007 – 2021 Hapag-Lloyd, Hamburg. Managing Director IT, responsible for the global Information Technology for all business areas ship & shore. IT budget > €250 million

 

2003 – 2007 Hapag Lloyd, Hamburg. Senior Director IT, responsible for the transport management IT systems

 

1996 – 2002 IBM Global Services. Principal, responsible for the service business with ERP industry solutions for logistics and trade

 

1990 – 1995 Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). SW engineer, IT consultant and project manager

Martin Gnass

Martin is a strategically thinking IT executive with a strong business focus and a total of 25 years of management experience. He first built up his IT expertise as an IT consultant and project manager in well-known IT consulting companies before continuing his career as an IT manager on the user side. Here he worked for 15 years as CIO at a global container liner shipping company.
Today he works as an IT advisor, IT management consultant and interim manager.

PROFILE

Committed, focused and result-oriented

Innovation driver – with check & balance to the business context

Participatory leadership style

Integer, independent and crisis-proof

MISSION

As veteran IT executive in global organizations, Martin has a proven track record of leading and aligning IT teams with an organization’s strategic and tactical goals.

Among other things, he successfully completed the post-merger IT integration of four global mergers. This enabled the operative business of the merged companies to be transferred to a uniform IT platform and business process model in a very short time; as the basis for realizing the expected business synergies in a timely manner.

Martin has mastered the tools to further develop IT organizations into powerful and agile innovation partners, and thus make the IT contribution to the successful digital transformation of logistics companies.