birkle IT AG announces Dr. Rainer Pöltz, Area Transformation Lead Microsoft Germany, as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. 

birkle IT AG welcomes Dr. Rainer Pöltz as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of birkle IT AG with immediate effect. Dr. Rainer Pöltz has been working as Area Transformation Lead at Microsoft Deutschland GmbH since 2020.

Dr. Pöltz has held leading positions at Allianz SE, IBM Global Services and Microsoft Germany for more than 25 years. During this time, he has focused on the digitalization of insurance processes at Allianz, IBM’s outsourcing business, and Microsoft’s enterprise and partner business.  

Jörn Halbauer, CEO of birkle IT AG, comments on the change in the supervisory board: “With Dr. Rainer Pöltz, we are gaining a supervisory board chairman with a high level of international and professional expertise. In terms of his competence profile, Dr. Pöltz is an ideal fit for our digitalization business in the area of insurance and finance. In addition to many years of management experience, he also brings with him the necessary profound technology and industry know-how to provide important strategic impetus as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of our rapidly growing company. We are very much looking forward to working with him on the Supervisory Board.”

Dr. Pöltz on his appointment as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of birkle IT AG: “I am particularly looking forward to supporting birkle IT AG on its growth course and expansion in the Baltic States. In the establishment and further development of the partner business, especially with Microsoft, IBM and ServiceNow, I can provide advice based on my many years of expertise.”