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.
Management North America
President, retarus (North America) Inc.
Stefan Rath is the President of retarus (North America) Inc. Stefan has many years of experience in the finance and IT sectors. After positions at the Unicredit Group and Vontobel, Rath has also been Director Global Distribution Partners at Rodenstock GmbH. Stefan already previously headed up Retarus‘ US subsidiary from 2012 until 2016. In his role as Senior Vice President Sales International, Rath also has the overall responsibility for sales in the APAC region and several European markets.
EVP Global Accounts, retarus (North America) Inc.
Tim Valentine serves as EVP Global Accounts at retarus (North America) Inc. Before moving to Retarus in 2011, Tim worked as the Regional Vice President for Xpedite Systems in New York City, a division of PGi, where he ran the Eastern and Southern regions of North America. Prior to joining Xpedite, Tim worked for market-leading telecommunications companies; his most recent experience at MCI, where Tim was responsible for direct sales in Philadelphia for Enterprise Accounts.
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. Martin also serves as the Chairman of the Board for retarus (North America) Inc.
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.
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.