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Vardis Proud To Support TPG In Appointing Stephan Kniewasser As Chief Financial Officer


Stephan Kniewasser, the new CFO, was previously the CFO at TeamViewer.

Recently appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer for the Transporeon Group, Stephan Kniewasser brings 20 years of professional experience in finance and technology, particularly in both media and software as well as in private equity environments. Previously, he was CFO of TeamViewer, which focuses on cloud-based technologies that enable global online remote support and collaboration. 

Open-minded and a strong team player, Stephan is committed to forward momentum in business and he enjoys a reputation for making things happen. He is a strong addition to the Transporeon management team, acting as a true business partner to his colleagues and helping the organization to scale.

“I am looking forward to driving and supporting the discussions on future directions and growth plans,” says Stephan, adding that Transporeon is in an extremely strong financial position, backed by TPG Capital, one of the leading global technology investors.

Headquartered in Ulm, Germany, Transporeon is the leading cloud-based logistics platform, linking manufacturers, retailers, and wholesalers with logistics service providers via the largest network of its kind. The group digitizes the entire logistics supply chain, providing software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that connect a global network of over 1,000 shippers and trading companies, almost 90,000 carriers, and over 100,000 users in over 100 countries. 

On January 29, 2019, TPG sold the majority in Transporeon to Hg Capital.

TPG Capital is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in  1992 with more than $103 billion of assets under management and offices in  Austin, Beijing, Boston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, Houston, London,  Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, and  Singapore. TPG's investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes,  including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public  equity. TPG aims to build dynamic products and options for its investors while  also instituting discipline and operational excellence across the investment  strategy and performance of its portfolio.


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