Management: The big picture – and the individuals
The top management at Retarus has one objective for all the company’s offices around the globe: one big cohesive picture. Because this picture is the basis for the success experienced by each and every customer, partner and employee.
Martin Hager is the CEO, founder and managing director of Retarus. Prior to the creation of Retarus in 1992, Martin Hager worked with several global companies in various positions including sales, product management, development, support, and consulting, all of which gave him the vision and drive to turn Retarus into a global leader in messaging services.
Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing
Alex Dosch is responsible for Retarus’ sales in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as Benelux and the UK in his role as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing. He has gained around 20 years of work experience in the IT sector. Dosch began his career at Telefónica Germany, where his positions included heading up the large customer sales unit for southern Germany. In 2012, he made the move to Retarus, where he was responsible for all sales as Director Sales Germany. Other management positions followed, at Host Europe Group (now GoDaddy) and on the executive board of PlusServer, the market leader in the field of Managed Hosting Services.
Senior Vice President Sales International
In his role as Senior Vice President International, Stefan Rath has the overall responsibility for the sales in the U.S., the APAC region and all remaining sites around the globe. Rath has many years of experience in the finance and IT sectors. After positions at the Unicredit Group and Vontobel, Rath already previously headed up Retarus‘ US subsidiary as its President and CEO from 2012 until 2016, where he was instrumental in driving the business in North America forward. In the meantime, Rath has also been Director Global Distribution Partners at Rodenstock GmbH, where he was responsible for the worldwide partner sales channel of Rodenstock and Porsche Design.
Sascha Wellershoff joined Retarus in 2013. He is the CFO and heads Retarus’ Finance, Controlling, Procurement and Legal departments. Following key management positions at Mannheimer AG Holding and the Allianz Group, he was responsible for the financial performance of Telefónica Germany’s B2B business. Sascha holds a MBA and a Master of Arts and is a Certified Financial and Valuation Analyst.
Bianca Bacher joined Retarus in 2005. She is the HR Director and reports directly to the CEO. Bianca has constantly been engaged in expanding the HR department to enable Retarus’ international growth. Bianca studied Business Administration in Munich and Beijing. Prior to joining Retarus, Bianca was part of BMW’s Recruitment Marketing team and Infineon Technologies’ Personnel Development department.