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Delegate strengthens sales team in the DACH region

Career Update

Björn Neumann

As of March 1st, 2019,
Björn Neumann (37) has been appointed Senior Sales Consultant with Delegate Technology GmbH. He will be responsible for marketing our products in our core market, i.e. the Germany/Austria/Switzerland region and report to Markus Gruber, COO and Managing Director.


By expanding our Sales Team we lay the foundations for further growth in the Germany/ Austria/ Switzerland region where we are already market leaders in the corporate catering and catering sector. We further plan to increase our activities in the Quick Service/ Fast Casual Dining and Healthcare market in the future. Appointing an additional Senior Sales Consultant enables us to react fast on the interests and demands of potential new customers. Further, we will be able to focus more intensely on industry-specific process consulting. This topic will be a large item on the future Agenda for Christian Schmidt, who will use his almost 20 years of Delegate knowhow to provide optimum support for our customers and projects while also pursuing his marketing activities.

„We are thrilled to expand our team and look forward to working with Björn. We are convinced that we now have the perfect fundamentals to improve customer care even further and to boost our company growth” says Martin Knopp, CEO and Managing Director.

Björn Neumann started his career in Sales after completing his commercial and business training. Having worked in different positions before, he started as a Sales Consultant for B2B solutions in commercial catering in 2010. Already at this point he worked on the implementation of joint projects with Delegate. Björn also gained insights into materials management and catering industry processes as a Senior Sales Consultant with an independent consulting company in the food service sector.

Christian Schmidt has been working with Delegate Technology GmbH since 1999 as Director of Solutions & Consulting. He started his career after training as a chef (1989) and worked in different roles in the catering sector. He then completed his studies on business management at the Fachhochschule Hamburg (1999) and has been working for Delegate Technology GmbH ever since.

Markus Gruber started working at Delegate in 2011. As Director of Business Operations he had already been responsible for the Delegate’s entire project and service business in the Germany/Austria/Switzerland region and also supervises IT/Infrastructure and internal administration.

Martin Knopp has been acting as Managing Director for Delegate Technology GmbH since 2008. After finishing his studies in IT, he started working as software developer and first became a Managing Director in 2000. As CEO, he will continue to set the strategic orientation and head product development as well as further business development of our subsidiaries in the USA and Australia.

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