SER strengthens leadership with world-class CFO
- Johannes Klutz joins SER with extensive international experience, including in growth software, M&A and private equity
- The move will support SER's ongoing SaaS transformation and growth acceleration
Klutz moves to SER from his role as Group CFO at PTV (later rebranded to Umovity and PTV Logistics), another world-leading private-equity-backed B2B software group. At PTV, Klutz oversaw strong value creation across all financial KPIs with consistent double-digit growth as well as transformational M&A activity and strategic reorganization. With SER’s continued profitable growth aspirations, following the exceptional FY22 performance, Klutz is perfectly positioned to support SER in achieving ongoing success as a leader with an expanding international footprint.
Klutz started his career at the Investment Bank Rothschild, dedicating five years to a number of European mid- to large-cap deals, including IPOs. During his time at Porsche SE’s Investment department, Porsche SE acquired PTV and invested in various startups.
“Johannes is an excellent addition to our already stellar team,” says Dr. John Bates, SER CEO, “He brings with him deep knowledge of SaaS models, international expansion and how to drive profitable growth. He is a highly impressive and accomplished CFO. With Johannes on board, we will see an even more stratospheric trajectory in 2023 and beyond.”
Klutz adds: “With their record growth in FY22, SER is bringing intelligent content automation solutions to more businesses than ever before. I’m extremely excited about the growth prospects of the content services market and SER as the market leader. My main objectives will be to support scalable, profitable and fast international growth by putting my knowledge and expertise to work.”
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About the SER Group
SER is a leader and pioneer of the enterprise content management (ECM) and content services market. SER’s AI-powered Doxis Intelligent Content Automation platform and its solution suites for business-critical processes automate content understanding across enterprise ecosystems. Acclaimed by market analysts, SER’s cutting-edge solutions make daily work easier for more than five million users. With over 35 years of experience, SER’s dedicated team works from 22 locations around the globe.