OHB SE appoints Bernhard Czar as new CEO of OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

OHB Digital Solutions GmbH is pleased to announce that Bernhard Czar has been appointed new CEO of the company. Bernhard an experienced business leader, will succeed Andreas Lesch and has assumed responsibilities on 1st November. Andreas leaves the company to devote himself exclusively to his own company, a plan that he has had in mind since long. We are thanking him for his contributions to OHB Digital Solutions and wish him all the best for his new endeavor.

Bernhard will guide the organization in its mission as a reliable and strong partner with innovative products, systems and services for applications in the field of GNSS quality assurance and signal processing with an emphasis on profitable growth and business development.

“We are fortunate to have someone of Bernhard’s caliber and experience step up to lead OHB Digital Solutions,” said Dr. Lutz Bertling, Chief Strategy and Development Officer of OHB Group. “We are at a decisive moment and we are confident with renewed leadership to successfully implement our strategy and take advantage of the market opportunities ahead. Bernhard is a technology visionary with a proven track record of execution and generation of new Business. He is a strong communicator who is customer focused with deep leadership capabilities.”

Bernhard Czar was hired as a Chief Operation Officer of OHB Digital Solutions in August 2021. Prior to joining OHB, Bernhard served most recently as vice president in sales, marketing and business development at Efkon for more than 8 years.

Bernhard started his career in the semiconductor industry in 1996 at Mikron as design engineer and project manager. In 1997 Mikron was acquired by Philips Semiconductor and Bernhard served as international marketing manager and later as product marketing manager responsible for the bank-card- ICportfolio. In 2001 he joined austriamicrosystems being responsible for RF-products and became director marketing and productmanagement for the Businessunit Automotive in 2003. In 2011 he moved to Munich serving for onsemiconductors as global account manager responsible for the global sales organization of onsemi for Continental Automotive with an annual revenue of above €100Mio.

Bernhard holds a masters diploma in telecommunications and informatics from the Technical University Graz and a MBA from the Management Centre Europe in Brussels.

About OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

The navigation expert, OHB Digital Solutions – one of the leading partners for future applications, products, technologies, and services in all navigation aspects – has expert know-how in the field of GNSS quality assurance, GNSS signal processing, precise positioning, and reliable navigation.

OHB Digital Solutions has already introduced specific products and solutions and acts as prime partner for anyone looking for data solutions in the areas of positioning, navigation and mobility.


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