IT Chain GmbH – The Supply Chain Management Company
Vendor-neutral and cross-industry IT services for your supply chain
Started as a sales, project-execution and production company, we are now a specialized supply chain management company with the very big goal: We make you even more successful. And we do this with the consistent further development of our services and a large portion of innovation in our DNA.
Our approach? Holistic! IT Chain sees itself as a 360° solution provider that analyzes process chains and customer needs along a complex supply chain and develops individual solutions on this basis.
Our strength? Having your back! IT Chain GmbH is a 100% subsidiary to the Simon Hegele Group, which employs 2,500 people at more than 50 locations worldwide.
Facts and figures
As the founder of IT Chain, Christoph Ludin is the driving force in the company. He has been Managing Director of the IT service provider IT Chain GmbH and Simon Hegele Logistik und Service mbH for more than 20 years. Since 2017 he is a shareholder and is responsible for the expansion of customer relationships in the pharmaceutical, industrial and retail sectors.
"Since the founding of IT Chain, we have been driven by one thing in particular: We want to consistently develop our service portfolio for our customers in a cooperative partnership."
Mike Schimke is a passionate businessman. He has been with the Simon Hegele Group for 20 years and has been active in the IT Chain as a manager for ten years. With the power of representation and many years of experience in the banking sector, he there manages and is responsible for all commercial and personnel issues.
"The IT Chain as well as the entire Simon Hegele Group is characterized by short coordination and decision-making paths. We pass on this good cooperation in a corporate group based on partnership to our customers, every day."
Head of Sales
Taking on management tasks in logistics has been in Bernhard Vogt's blood for over 25 years. The trained freight forwarding merchant and transport specialist is distinguished by his many years of experience in corporate management with enormous logistics know-how – from operations to sales. Bernhard Vogt has now been in charge of the latter for four years for the Pharma, Industry and Retail sector of the Simon Hegele Group and thus also for the IT Chain.
"The great special feature of IT Chain is the unique combination of IT and logistics services. With this all-round approach, we can give our customers real added value for process optimization."
Head of Project Management
Since 2017, the experienced project manager Hana Pavkovic has enriched the IT Chain management team. She started in the company as a dual-student and quickly distinguished herself as Head of Project Management. Since 2022, the business administration graduate has been responsible not only for project management, but also for customer support, taking care of day-to-day business for our customers, managing rollouts, planning personnel and much more.
"IT Chain manages like few other companies to offer an all-in-one package to a wide variety of customers - always customized, always efficient and always at eye level."
Head of Operations
Formerly Event Technology, today Logistics Operations: Functioning processes have always been Adrian Spieth's passion. Since 2022, he has been contributing this passion to IT Chain as Head of Operations and, in this role, coordinates day-to-day business from scheduling to personnel capacity planning or tender preparation.
"What makes IT Chain special for me is that every day brings something new and exciting. The entire team has one goal: one hundred percent customer satisfaction. With this team, it is possible to always put on a special performance weighed in perfection."
Head of Product Management Retail
Over 20 years of full power for the Simon Hegele Group, over ten years for the IT Chain and our retail customers. No one thinks retail like Cornelia Baumeister, Head of Product Management Retail. Since joining the IT Chain in 2008, she has been developing and implementing new business units along the entire lifecycle, always keeping an ear to the market and customers.
"For me, IT Chain means operating close to the customer and the market and constantly shaping new ideas and concepts together and in partnership. We think and live retail. The success of our customers is what drives us."
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