Dr. Ulrich Näher
Senior Vice President, Systems
Ulrich Näher currently serves as the senior vice president, systems. In this role, he is responsible for all hardware and platform software in the organization’s banking and retail portfolios.
Most recently, Näher served as the executive vice president for the systems business unit and as a member of the board of directors for Wincor Nixdorf AG. In this role, he was responsible for the systems line of business and leading the global research and development organization of the company.
Previously, Näher held various global leadership roles in operations and technology for McKinsey and Company, a worldwide management and consulting firm. Most recently, he served as senior partner at the Tokyo and Munich offices. In this role, he was responsible for advising clients from the electronics and automotive industries in Europe and Asia. Prior to that, Näher held various positions at Siemens Corporate Technology.
Näher studied physics and mathematics at the Technical University of Munich and received a PhD in solid state physics from the Max-Planck-Institute in Stuttgart, Germany. He currently resides in Paderborn and Munich.