Founded in 2003, LEXTA now employs over 75 consultants. Our clients include global leaders in the utilities, manufacturing, retail, logistics and telecommunications sectors. This customer base includes 25 DAX companies and another 21 businesses listed on MDAX, SDAX, TecDAX, ATX or SMI.
Apart from bringing a clear-cut focus to IT management consulting, LEXTA also organises events that aim to promote knowledge sharing on a wide range of topics among delegates from all sectors and industries. These events include the long-established ‘Rheingauer Kreis’, now in its fortieth year as well as the ‘CIO(f)’ network, which provides a forum and platform for women in IT management to exchange views on current challenges within the industry. These events are two highly exclusive dates in the German-speaking calendar and enjoy an enviable reputation.
LEXTA has been part of the ‘Fair Company’ quality label initiative from the outset and has even been invited to address the German Bundestag on the subject. Another feather in LEXTA’s cap is its membership of the Global Benchmarking Network (GBN).
We are all-rounders and specialists, graduates and IT managers with experience in board-level management consulting and business.
Friedrich Albert studied Business Informatics and complements the LEXTA team with his experience in the fields of benchmarking, digitalisation and business processes.
Leyla Allahyarova holds an M.Sc. in Applied Economics. Her main focus of work is on digitalisation, and in particular machine learning.
Fernando Ardente holds a Master of Arts in Computational Linguistics and is IT management consultant at LEXTA. His focus lies on application management. Moreover, he is specialized in Artificial Intelligence and Digitalisation.
Frank Baumann is a Managing Partner at LEXTA GmbH and Managing Director of LEXTA UK Ltd.
Christian Beyler is a Senior Consultant at LEXTA. He has extensive experience in the tendering business. His expertise covers primarily IT sourcing, transition and project management.
Laura Böttcher studied Business Informatics, majoring in IT benchmarking and IT sourcing.
Philipp Borchert’s expertise as a LEXTA Management Consultant lies in benchmarking and cost optimisation.
Marcus Bott is LEXTA Partner for Switzerland and Austria. Based on his longstanding experience in executive roles with leading IT consulting and service companies, he helps his clients building and operating effective and efficient IT Management organisations.
Kai Burkhardt has over 30 years of experience in IT and the telecommunications sector. His expertise relates primarily to data centres and carrier business.
Karen Dierke provides consulting services in IT cost benchmarking and optimisation to a leading German telecommunications company and a public utility, and also advises on strategic reorientation projects for IT processes.
Hartmut Dietrich is a Partner at LEXTA. He can draw on many years of experience in manufacturing, consulting and project management.
Constanze Dietrich’s work in the LEXTA team focuses on IT sourcing and processes relevant for IT security.
Ingrid Drewnitzky is a consultant specialised in the fields of project management, benchmarking, software applications and digital marketing.
Frank Düpmann has over 20 years of experience in IT and the telecommunications sector.
Anna Eigendorf completed a Bachelor of Arts and then a Master of Arts in International Business. She enriches the LEXTA team with her experience in sourcing, digitalisation and project management.
Housam El-Foudoum focuses on IT benchmarking projects at LEXTA and is a long-standing member of our core Benchmarking Team.
Marian Felkel holds an M.Sc. in International Business and Strategic Management. His areas of expertise are sourcing, digitalisation and business development.
Dr Arne Frick is part of the LEXTA team with many years of experience from international technology and management consulting firms.
Hannes Fuchs is our ‘Custodian of the Data’ and the first person to ask about benchmarking and IT sourcing projects at LEXTA. As a Director, he is mainly responsible for product development in Benchmarking.
Simone Funke is a Member of the LEXTA Management Board, and her primary portfolio is Business Development.
Michael Geiger holds a degree in computer science and is a Project Partner at LEXTA. He can draw on a wealth of experience in the areas of digitalisation, information technology and business development.
Bernhard Gröhl is a Project Partner at LEXTA with over 25 years of professional experience.
Stefanie Grube is part of our sales backoffice team supporting our account managers in the D-A-CH and UK region as a marketing and sales specialist.
Gunnar Haderthauer is a Partner at LEXTA. As a graduate engineer in electrical engineering and information technology, he worked for many years with high-availability systems in IT and telecommunications before joining the LEXTA team in 2006.
Jutta Häfner is a LEXTA Founding Partner and our CFO.
Arnd Hasenfuss is Senior Vice President at LEXTA and is responsible for client development. He brings over 20 years of experience in IT consulting and the delivery of large-scale IT projects to his work at LEXTA.
Felix Hug is a Partner for LEXTA in Switzerland, and a Founder and Managing Partner of alevo ag.
Laura Jacobsohn is IT management consultant at LEXTA. In addition to project management, she focuses on IT sourcing and IT security.
Jens Jakob has been a Project Partner at LEXTA since 2010. He has deep domain knowledge in the fields of programme and project management, management accounting, (IT) process and cost optimisation as well as IT sourcing.
Morten Jessen studied Computer Science and Philosophy. His work in the LEXTA team focuses on data management, analytics and machine learning.
Kerstin Kaiser has been working in management consulting for over 15 years. She manages complex IT projects in the fields of system development, system implementation and migration.
Franz Heinrich Keith is a graduate industrial engineer from the RWTH in Aachen. His experience lies in the areas of sourcing and benchmarking.
Strategies for information technology? Processes, plus a tailor-made architecture and a plan for implementation? Just the job – as it’s always been – for Gerd Kopetsch.
With an educational background in banking, business administration and informatics, Roland Kossow can also draw on a wealth of practical expertise in system development.
Dr Rolf Kühn can draw on his wealth of experience in IT sourcing and IT organisation. He also specialises in IT service provider reorganisation projects.
Steffen Kuhn studied economics and his main focus of work in the LEXTA team is on IT benchmarking and IT sourcing.
Nico Lach supports LEXTA by his intercultural competence, experience in process management and engagement in project work. His key areas of interest lie in sourcing and digitalisation.
Christoph Lüder is the Director Sourcing at LEXTA and as such mainly responsible for product development. His personal list of references covers over 300 projects, including 85 benchmarking and 80 IT sourcing projects, completed in a very wide range of industries.
Dr Ralf Meyer is a Partner at LEXTA and has spent well over 15 years in management consulting.
Mohammed-Reza Mosavi is a Partner at LEXTA and has over 15 years of experience in management consulting. He believes ‘24/7 availability’ should not be regarded as an abstract goal for IT but as a de facto standard.
Dr Arber Mustafa holds a Ph.D. in physics. With expertise in a wide range of topics, his work at LEXTA focuses in particular on benchmarking, sourcing and data protection.
As a physics graduate, Jakob Nawrath is particularly interested in the topics of analytics and digitalisation. He has more than ten years of experience in management consulting.
Eike Otto is a LEXTA Project Partner. He has worked in project management and IT consulting for over 20 years. His area of expertise is the finance sector.
As a sophisticated consultant, Peter Paul works in the areas of IT sourcing, IT cost optimising and IT governance.
Dr Ulf Prengemann is a Principal Consultant at LEXTA. His work focuses primarily on IT management consulting and IT sourcing in particular.
Stefan Priess has worked in IT management consulting for over ten years, and can draw on many years of experience in the management of complex and demanding projects.
Lennart Pyka focuses his work in the LEXTA team primarily on IT sourcing and blockchain.
Alexander Rau holds an M.Sc. in Business Engineering with a special focus on IT project management and process optimisation.
Marcel Rauch joined LEXTA in 2012 after completing his studies in business engineering. His work typically focuses on IT benchmarking and cost optimisation.
Denny Rösicke holds an M.Sc. in Business Informatics. His expertise lies in the fields of strategic IT management, Big Data and IT security.
Wolfgang Ruh has over 30 years of extensive, in-depth experience in networking and board-level management consulting.
Ariane Schulze-Zachau’s work in the LEXTA team focuses on benchmarking and IT strategy.
Caren Schumann has been a Project Partner at LEXTA since 2005. Her areas of expertise include complex IT transition and transformation projects at both national and international level.
Stefan Schutting came to LEXTA from a leading telecommunications company, where he occupied a key position in IT Service Management with responsibilities at both a national and international level.
Marcus Schwertz holds a degree in Business Administration with a major in Business Informatics and is a certified (Lead) Auditor for the ISO 27001 standard.
After completing his business degree studies, Kris Selber held several positions at one of Germany’s largest financial institutions before discovering his passion for IT management consulting.
Roger Sparks has more than 20 years’ experience in IT management and IT sourcing. He is heading LEXTA UK LIMITED in London as Managing Director.
Julia Starke can offer expertise in the fields of IT sourcing, benchmarking and cost optimisation.
Jörg Striebeck is a Project Partner at LEXTA. His areas of expertise include complex IT transformation projects, optimisation of service organisations and control of IT providers.
Mr Stüwe has over 20 years of experience across a wide range of industries and in IT consulting. He supports our clients in IT strategy, sourcing and digitalisation.
Dr Tim von Arnim is an expert in the field of digitalisation, and its corresponding strategies and implementation projects.
Katrin Wahl has a broad portfolio of responsibilities at LEXTA that includes administration, management accounting and PR work.
Dr Stefan Weiner is a Partner at LEXTA. He is particularly interested in the strategic orientation of IT, as well as IT sourcing topics that include innovation, change management and the culture of IT.
Kerstin Weiss specialises in business process analysis, business architecture and the application of agile methods.
For Ronny Wenzel, business value is what really matters: his work therefore focuses on effectiveness and efficiency – both for the overall IT system as well as individual IT services.
Elias Zervudakis studied Web and Data Science in Koblenz and Athens. His specialties are IT application management and IT architecture management.
Julian Zietemann’s work in the LEXTA team concentrates on the fields of IT security and IT benchmarking.
Andreas Zilch has more than twenty-five years of market experience in the IT sector. His consulting focus in the LEXTA team is on digitalisation, business innovations enabled by IT and technologically driven projects.