Bernhard Witzel


Angestellt, Sector Service Director - Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung / Prokurist, Computacenter AG & Co. oHG

Köln, Germany


Change Management
Digitale Transformation & Strategie
IT Infrastructure
IT Leitung
Service Management
Digital Leadership
Smart City
Business Strategy
IT Strategie
Internationales Projektmanagement & Interkulturell
Smart Industry
IT Management
Strategic partnership
M&A Expertise
Cloud Computing
Industrie 4.0
Application Management
Business Development


Professional experience for Bernhard Witzel

  • Current 6 months, since Aug 2022

    Sector Service Director - Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung / Prokurist

    Computacenter AG & Co. oHG
  • 3 years and 4 months, May 2019 - Aug 2022

    Client Services Director

    Computacenter AG & Co. oHG
  • 1 year and 9 months, Aug 2017 - Apr 2019

    Leiter Business Unit

    Axians Networks & Solutions

  • 2 years and 10 months, Oct 2014 - Jul 2017

    Global Client Director / Major accounts

    Getronics Global Services B.V.

    Bernhard has global responsibility for Getronics’ largest commitment, which involves the delivery of IT services supporting a leading industrial conglomerate. In this role, he drives the overall client relationship and business results and also oversees the global transition & transformation process for the vastly complex IT environment, including portfolio management, governance and risk management.

  • 2 years and 6 months, May 2012 - Oct 2014

    Geschäftsführer / CEO

    Getronics Deutschland

    Bernhard was responsible for all activities within Getronics Germany comprising multiple business units and a team of 400. He led the group through a period of substantial change that included the launch of managed services and the local carve-out from Royal KPN, after the Dutch telco sold Getronics to private equity firm AURELIUS. During his tenure, he also drove the company’s traditional field service revenue stream to new growth and played an instrumental role in a major M&A transaction.

  • Leiter Vertrieb / Leiter Account Governance

    Siemens IT Solutions and Services

    Bernhard held sales operations and key account management responsibilities for industrial, automotive and energy companies. While in this role, he led a regional turnaround and generated significant growth for SIS through a restructuring of the business from product licenses to high-margin managed IT service projects and a transformation of the KAM function. As a result of this success, Bernhard was also appointed Head of Account Governance for Germany.

  • Global Key Account Executive


    Bernhard had global P&L responsibility for business with one of the largest EDS customers worldwide. He managed a dedicated account-based team (up to 140 staff) in the delivery of a full multi-site IT outsourcing engagement for the customer, including IT infrastructure, data center, production IT, telephony, application development and support. His efforts resulted in leadership levels of profitability and customer satisfaction as well as a multi-year contract renewal.

  • Global Account Executive

    Siemens Business Services

    Global P&L responsibility for outsourcing-focused industrial and energy vertical accounts inside and outside of Siemens AG.

  • Senior Management Consultant / Engagement Manager

    Siemens Business Services

    As a senior presales business consultant for global outsourcing proposals, Bernhard led and supported pursuit teams in the acquisition of mega deals totaling more than €1.5 billion.

Educational background for Bernhard Witzel

  • BWL

    Universität Siegen

    Organisation, Personalwesen, Wirtschaftsinformatik


  • German


  • English



Digitale Geschäftsmodelle
Gründer Ideen


Industrie 4.0
Smart Cities

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