Dietmar Bohn

Angestellt, Managing Director, PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V.

Germany, Germany


Software Development
deep experience in industrial software development
CRM and ERP systems
Business Processes
Sales & Marketing
sales and marketing and service business processe
mobility solutions
social media and collaboration
Enterprise IT infrastructure
Service Oriented Architecture
Business Process Reengineering and "Lean" Manageme
broad industry experience
deep expertise in High Tech and Indusrial Machiner
Digitization and Internet of Things
Cloud Computing
General Management
operational technology
Automation Systems
trends in manufacturing
aftermarket service management
industry reference architecture
product management
solution management
product management excellence
solution management excellence
customer experience
customer centricity
Innovation Management


Professional experience for Dietmar Bohn

  • Current 2 months, since Jan 2023

    Managing Director

    PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V.

    Leading the business office of the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation (PNO) and the PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) Support Center.

  • 9 months, Apr 2022 - Dec 2022

    Independent Business Consultant

    DBO Consulting

  • 3 years and 6 months, Oct 2018 - Mar 2022

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    TDM Systems GmbH

    Leading the medium-sized software company TDM Systems GmbH (a member of the SANDVIK AB Group), setting the company’s strategic and commercial direction. Also a member of the leadership team of SANDVIK’s division Design & Planning Automation (focusing on digital manufacturing to increase productivity through automation) and a member of the board of directors at AWV Informatik AG (Verwaltungsrat).

  • 4 years and 8 months, Feb 2014 - Sep 2018

    Vice President Industry Solution Management


    VP in Industry Solution Management for Discrete Manufacturing Industries, covering new trends in manufacturing, digitalization and customer centricity (processes and solutions for sales, service and marketing) in a global role.

  • 3 years and 9 months, May 2010 - Jan 2014

    Vice President Solution Management


    Head of Global Solution Management Line of Business Sales, leading SAP's solution management team for sales solutions (lead-to-cash)

  • 4 years and 6 months, Nov 2005 - Apr 2010

    Vice President Product Management


    Line-of-Business owner for the core CRM Sales Force Automation product (SFA), also driving Enterprise SOA CRM. Accountable for different Sales Force Automation products. Leading an international team of product experts in four different locations.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Sep 2004 - Oct 2005

    Vice President Development


    Leading SAP's development team for ECC SD and CRM Sales. Driving the successful development of two major SAP releases: SAP CRM 5.0 Sales and SAP ERP 2005 Sales (delivered in time, quality and defined scope). Leading an international team of 85 professionals in four different locations in Germany, India, Japan and USA.

  • 3 years and 8 months, Jan 2001 - Aug 2004

    Director Global Processes

    Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

    Leading the implementation of CRM and ERP processes and systems in different sales & service units in China, Germany, Japan, Switzerland and US, with focus on business process re-engineering and release management for ERP and CRM templates. Key position in the Global HEIDELBERG CRM Strategy project (CRM Expo award 2002).

  • 6 years and 6 months, Jul 1994 - Dec 2000

    Senior Manager R&D Information Technology

    Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

    Accountable for an efficient IT infrastructure and development cross-functions in R&D: LAN, servers, computers, ECAD systems, WAN connections to different R&D locations and management of new electronic devices. Project Manager “Remote Service Infrastructure via IP WAN”. Building and leading a team of IT professionals.

  • 4 years and 2 months, May 1990 - Jun 1994

    Systems Developer Machine Controls

    Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

    Development of machine controls, with focus on timely delivery of control systems with high quality in close cooperation with production and service teams: Released various machine controls components for serial production.

Educational background for Dietmar Bohn

  • 6 years, Oct 1990 - Sep 1996

    Electrical Engineering

    University Hagen

    Software engineering and distributed systems

  • 6 years and 1 month, Mar 1984 - Mar 1990

    Telecommunications (Nachrichtentechnik)

    University of Applied Science Karlsruhe

    High frequency systems and video technology


  • English


  • German

    First language


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