Michael Kleinemeier is a member of the SAP Executive Board of SAP SE. He leads the Digital Business Services organization. He was appointed to the Executive Board on November 1, 2015. In this role he is responsible for driving software adoption, ensuring customers implement and run what they buy whilst safeguarding maintenance and subscription.
Kleinemeier has held various leadership positions at SAP. In 2013, he was appointed President of the region Middle and Eastern Europe (MEE), where he was responsible for all market activities and the entire SAP product portfolio in this region.
In 2012, he was Head of Global End-to-End Services. In this capacity, Kleinemeier was responsible for driving sales and market adoption of SAP’s latest solutions. In parallel, he served as President of the DACH Region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) from 2010 - 2012.
In 2007, Kleinemeier was appointed Head of Industry Solutions and Corporate Officer of SAP. From 2001 to 2007, he was Managing Director of SAP Deutschland. During that time, he was also President of the former EMEA Central (DACH and the Benelux countries) sales region. From 1989 to 1999, he held key positions in sales, consulting, and training at SAP.
Kleinemeier holds a degree in commercial management from the University of Paderborn.