From left to right.: Holger Severitt, Johannes Stoll, Tanja Birkholz, Dr. Ole Schröder
Tanja Birkholz has been a member of the Executive Board of SCHUFA Holding AG since January 2020 and has served as its Chairwoman since July 2020. She began her career in the banking industry after completing a banking traineeship and then studying business administration at the University of St Gallen and the London School of Economics. From 2007 to 2016, she was Divisional Director for Finance Architecture, Risk Management and Investor Relations at Commerzbank AG. Following this, she joined international consulting firm Oliver Wyman as a partner and was a member of the European Finance & Risk Practice management team there.
Dr Ole Schröder has been a member of the Executive Board of SCHUFA Holding AG since January 2020. After studying Law at the University of Hamburg, attaining a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business Law from Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and completing his second state law examination, he worked for eight years as a lawyer at law firm White & Case. He was a member of the German Bundestag between 2002 and 2017. Beginning in 2009, he spent eight years as Parliamentary Undersecretary to the Minister of the Interior, with responsibility for information technology, digitalisation and data protection. Most recently, he worked as a consultant for KPMG and various other companies, and as a guest lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance.
Holger Severitt has been a member of the Executive Board of SCHUFA Holding AG since 2009. He was CFO at the National Westminster Bank AG, then Head of Controlling at SchmidtBank, responsible among other things for the bank’s reorganisation. In 2006 he took over the helm of Archon Capital Bank GmbH, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs.
Johannes Stoll has been a member of the Executive Board of SCHUFA Holding AG since 1 November 2021. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics at the European Business School, and an MBA majoring in Digitisation and Corporate Finance at the IESE Business School in Spain and the USA (Wharton School). After positions at McKinsey and Commerzbank, where Johannes Stoll’s responsibilities included setting up multi-channel-capable branch and consulting processes, as well as digital asset management, he most recently headed the IT department of Commerz Real AG, a one-hundred per cent subsidiary of Commerzbank.