News, Media 23. March 2023

Thomas Kessler is new Board Member

SaaS entrepreneur Thomas Kessler is new board member of Open Circle

Thomas Kessler has been a new member of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Swiss IT solution provider Open Circle since the end of January. He supports Open Circle […]

Thomas Kessler Portrait

Thomas Kessler has been a new member of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Swiss IT solution provider Open Circle since the end of January. He supports Open Circle in expanding its market position, developing its products and scaling its sales.

Zurich, 20 March 2023 – Thomas Kessler is an experienced entrepreneur and has extensive business know-how in building and scaling Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business models. In recent years, as co-founder and CEO, he built up the enterprise SaaS provider Locatee and was able to acquire numerous international companies as customers. Locatee offers large companies a SaaS solution to optimise the use of office buildings on the basis of the existing IT infrastructure and sensor technology. He is currently supporting various SaaS companies with their scaling challenges and go-to-market activities.

“We are delighted to have been able to recruit Thomas Kessler for the VR. As a scaling champion, he will help us to successfully implement our ambitious growth and product development strategy,” says Stefan Escher, CEO and CO-Founder of Open Circle.

“My passion lies in building and scaling SaaS solutions and businesses. As a new board member, I am very much looking forward to bringing my experience to Open Circle and contributing to the implementation of their ambitious growth strategy,” says Thomas Kessler about his new mandate.

Further changes in the Board of Directors

In addition to the new addition of Thomas Kessler, there were other changes on the Open Circle Board of Directors at the end of January. Four members remain and three have left the BoD.

Former and remaining members of the Board of Directors:
– Markus Näf, BoD Chairman
– Dominik Candreia, Vice Chairman of the BoD
– Manuel Kasper, BoD
– Stefan Escher, BoD and CEO

Departures:
– Mark Waber: 2020-2022
– Mike Fruet: 2014-2022
– Adrian Escher: 2008-2022

The three former board members will continue to be available to Open Circle as advisors. The Board of Directors has thus been slimmed down from the original 7 to 5 members. Open Circle was formed in 2020 through the merger of the two IT service providers ITIGO & Young Solutions, which resulted in the Board of Directors increasing to 7 members.

About Open Circle

Open Circle is a Swiss IT solution provider and focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises. The company was founded in 2001 and today employs over 30 people. With the virtual workplace in the Swiss Business Cloud and other independent IT solutions, Open Circle offers a modern working environment for SMEs that attach great importance to digital sovereignty.

Media contact

Open Circle AG
Mike Burkart
+41 44 552 13 31
mike.burkart@open-circle.ch
www.open-circle.ch

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