Effective 1 September, Dr Norbert Schmid is the new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of German Edge Cloud (GEC), a subsidiary of the Friedhelm Loh Group and a specialist for edge- and cloud-computing solutions. The seasoned sales expert was previously Director of Enterprise Sales Unit – Robert Bosch, Siemens and subsidiaries, at IBM Germany.
“Edge- and cloud-computing technologies are essential to the future competitiveness of German industry. German Edge Cloud is a pioneer in the development and implementation of corresponding solutions. With its ONCITE edge-cloud data centre, the company is excellently positioned,”
stated Dr Norbert Schmid, the new Chief Sales Officer at German Edge Cloud. “My goals include the expansion of the sales organisation around the strong product portfolio, and the advancement of our sales partner management.”
In Dr Norbert Schmid, German Edge Cloud has recruited an expert with a long and successful track record in sales at leading corporations. He was most recently employed in senior sales positions at IBM, and was previously at Oracle and Sun Microsystems in Germany and elsewhere in Europe.
“We are delighted to have secured the services of Dr Norbert Schmid in order to further strengthen our edge- und cloud-computing business,” emphasised Dieter Meuser, CEO of Industrial Solutions at German Edge Cloud: “Our mission is to prepare manufacturing companies for the challenges of digital transformation. And this forms the basis for new business models in other industries as well, such as the public sector, e.g. in education. As our CSO, Dr Norbert Schmid is an outstanding addition who will help our customers master their challenges by means of his expertise, broad technological knowledge and profound market insights.”