Executive Board and Supervisory Board

The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of the Nemetschek Group are composed of three and four members, respectively. An energetic team for the best software solutions in the AEC industry.

Executive Board


Patrik Heider

Spokesman of the Executive Board and Chief Financial and Operations Officer of the Nemetschek SE

"The passion of our people drives our innovative strength"

Patrik Heider (born 1973) is Spokesman for the Executive Board and CFOO of Nemetschek SE, headquartered in Munich. In this function, he is responsible for the operational business of the brand companies and the positioning of the Nemetschek Group in the financial markets.

After completing a degree in Business Administration at the University of Applied Studies and Research, Constance (Fachhochschule Konstanz), Patrik began his professional career as a consultant at PWC Consulting and IBM Global Services. He subsequently moved to Hoffmann Holding, a leading system partner for quality tools, where he played a significant role in shaping the company over ten years. Most recently, as CFOO, Patrik was responsible for strategic orientation and all transactions in the area of M&A for the Group. In addition he was managing director of several international subsidiaries.

In early 2014 Patrik joined the Nemetschek Group.


Sean Flaherty

Chief Strategy Officer of Nemetschek SE

"We are constantly working on increasing the value that we offer to our brands and to the end-users – through open standards and model quality"

Sean Flaherty (born 1969) is Chief Strategy Officer of Nemetschek SE. In this role he is driving the Group-wide strategy and the geographical expansion of Nemetschek as well as the development of advanced technologies for the architecture, engineering, construction and management market.

An innovator and proponent of computer aided design (CAD) software for more than 25 years, Sean is an industry veteran who has played an instrumental part in creating design software that works the way designers think. He was a pioneer of Building Information Modeling (BIM) even before it became an industry trend.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in Computer Science. He started his career as a software engineer with Diehl Graphsoft, Inc. In the course of his career he took on more and more management-focused roles. He became Vice President of Engineering when Diehl Graphsoft merged with Nemetschek in 2000 and CEO of Vectorworks in 2005.

In November 2013 he joined the Executive Board of the Nemetschek Group. Since April 2016 he is exclusively working as CSO of the Nemetschek Group.


Viktor Várkonyi

Chief Executive Officer of GRAPHISOFT and Member of the Executive Board of Nemetschek SE

"Our Open BIM approach is on an excellent path to be widely accepted – for the benefit of all users"

Viktor Várkonyi (born 1967) is Chief Executive Officer of GRAPHISOFT, based in Hungary. In this role, he is responsible for the global business operations of GRAPHISOFT. In addition, as a member of the Executive Board of the Nemetschek SE, Viktor provides strategic leadership to all BIM activities, positioning the Group as a market leader in improving advanced AEC workflows.

Viktor has 20 years of experience in the IT industry and is specialized in developing BIM solutions for the AEC industry. Over the past 15 years he has held various executive positions including the leadership of GRAPHISOFT's product development. He was named CEO of GRAPHISOFT in January 2009 and Member of the Executive Board of the Nemetschek Group in November 2013.

Viktor graduated as an electrical engineer and holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the Budapest University of Technology as well as an Executive MBA from Purdue University, Krannert School of Management.


Supervisory Board

Kurt Dobitsch

Chairman of the supervisory board
Entrepreneur

Member of the following supervisory boards:

  • United Internet AG, Montabaur, Germany (Chairman)
  • 1 & 1 Internet SE, Montabaur, Germany (until March 16, 2017)
  • 1 & 1 Telecommunication SE, Montabaur, Germany
  • 1 & 1 Mail & Media Applications SE, Montabaur, Germany
  • Drillisch AG, Maintal, Germany (since October 16, 2017)
  • Drillisch Online AG, Maintal, Germany (since January 1, 2018)
  • Graphisoft SE, Budapest, Hungary
  • Vectorworks Inc., Columbia, USA
  • Bechtle AG, Gaildorf, Germany
  • Singhammer IT Consulting AG, Munich, Germany

Professor Georg Nemetschek

Deputy Chairman of the supervisory board
Engineering degree, entrepreneur

Rüdiger Herzog

Member of the supervisory board
Lawyer

Member of the following supervisory boards:

  • DF Deutsche Finance Holding AG, Munich, Germany (Chairman)
  • DF Deutsche Finance Investment GmbH, Munich, Germany (Chairman)
  • Kaufhaus Ahrens AG, Marburg, Germany

Bill Krouch

Member of the supervisory board
Advisor

Member of the following supervisory board:

  • INVESTCORP, New York