On April 15, 2021, Markus Gehring took over the position of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at citema GmbH. The engineering graduate with many years of experience in technical management will lead the further technological development of citema and expand the internal digital processes.

What excites Markus Gehring most about his new role at citema?

“The experience that comes together at citema GmbH, forms a high-performance basis for the answers that are needed now and in the future. Digitalization & Security. Many team members of citema are well known to me from more than ten years of successful and trustful cooperation. I have become familiar with the key needs of the automotive industry, communications technology, mechanical engineering, aviation and defense technology industries, and I’m excited to make important, forward-looking contributions to all of these industries with citema.”


CEO Rainer Keiditsch sees Markus Gehring’s entry at citema as a continuation of the joint success story:

“The long-standing, trusting and highly successful joint history with Markus and our colleagues forms the perfect foundation to build on the rapid development of citema of recent months. With Markus, our team gains a very experienced CTO. His distinctive expertise in the areas of information technology, digitalization and application and product development is another step forward for our company. With Markus’ impact, we will achieve our growth targets even faster and translate our innovative strength into concrete applications even more quickly.”


COO Sascha Maurus emphasizes:

“Based on the past ten years together at our former employer, I hold Markus Gehring in high esteem, both personally and professionally. With Markus, the citema team will gain an experienced, structured and technological enrichment in various subject areas due to his broad technical and processual know-how. Welcome to the team, I am looking forward to a long-term, trustful and cooperative partnership.”


Markus Gehring looks back on more than fifteen years of management experience in various industries, including mechanical engineering, communications technology, automotive and defense technology, and automation technology. After studying electrical engineering at Augsburg University of Applied Sciences and successfully starting his career in software development in 1999, he took on project management roles in well-known large corporations. His next career step led him to the Technical Management of a previous company of our owner and CEO Rainer Keiditsch from 2010 to 2020. Subsequently, he worked for several months in the Technical Operations Management of a medium-sized engineering company in Munich.

We are very pleased to have Markus Gehring in the team, to accelerate the further growth of our company with him and to strengthen citema with his competence.


Photo: Corinna Keiditsch Photographie