WIESBADEN, Germany - 1 October 2016 - comForte 21 GmbH announced today that its CEO, Dr Michael Rossbach, has retired from the company as planned effective 30th September 2016. Great leader and visionary.
Dr Michael Rossbach began his long career in the software business in 1973. Back in 1979, he laid the foundations of comForte when he started his business providing consulting and development services for Tandem systems (HPE NonStop today) in Germany. He has been the CEO of comForte since its foundation in 1998.
Building a highly skilled and motivated team, which worked together successfully for many years, has been key to the development of strategic software solutions fuelling comForte's growth.
During all this time Michael has been the visionary and strategic architect of comForte's continued growth and business strategy until today.
Dr Michael Rossbach's retirement follows the appointment of Michael Deissner as his successor as the CEO. Michael Deissner's appointment was announced on July 4, 2016.
Dr Michael Rossbach will remain close to comForte in his new role as a member of comForte's advisory board.
A leading global provider of connectivity, security, and application modernization solutions, comForte delivers best-in-class products and support for customers using the HPE NonStop platform.
Building upon many years of experience, comForte has helped customers make the most of their investment in NonStop systems and applications with a wide range of innovative and proven products for secure NonStop system connectivity, data and system security, application modernization, and integration.
With offices in Germany, the United States, Singapore, and Australia, comForte has global reach with local staff and has served as a trusted HPE NonStop partner since 1998.
comForte’s roots in the HPE NonStop (Tandem Computers) market go back to 1979, and today, comForte’s leading security products are protecting data at rest, data in transit, and are included in HPE’s NonStop OS (operating system).
comForte, Inc. (Denver, USA), comForte Pty. Ltd (Sydney, Australia), and comForte Asia Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) are wholly owned subsidiaries of comForte 21 GmbH.
This announcement was also published on Business Wire.