PTV Group Board of Directors

Christian U. Haas

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to Executive Board: 11/2019


Christian U. Haas has 20 years of international management experience in the software and technology industry. Prior to joining PTV, he led a European provider of digital solutions for financial services. As CEO he initiated and significantly advanced the company’s transformation from a traditional software supplier to a SaaS company based on artificial intelligence applications.

Previously, Christian U. Haas was Executive Vice President Europe at FIS, one of the leading global providers of financial technology solutions.

Haas began his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Deutsche Bank.

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Klaus Lechner

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed to Executive Board: 09/2019


Klaus Lechner is responsible for Finance, Business Planning and Administration. He looks back on more than 20 years of leadership mainly in the telecoms and software industry.

With a degree from WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management he joined the Mannesmann group and built one of the first fully integrated European telecommunications providers in Austria serving as its CFO. Following he held management positions within Deutsche Telekom, British Telecom and Navigon.

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Dr. Peter Overmann

Chief Technology Officer

Appointed to Executive Board: 08/2019


As CTO of the PTV Group Peter Overmann is focusing mainly on product and technology strategy, as well as engineering practices.

He has over 20 years of international leadership experience in the technology sector. After studying physics at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Heidelberg University, he invented his own programming language, then joined Wolfram Research to lead the development of Mathematica, a standard application for deeply algorithmic computation.

At Deutsche Telekom's Digital Business unit, Peter Overmann created the ‘tolino’ eReader product family. Most recently, he was Head of the Maps Unit at TomTom.

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