Sofon Management Team

We are located in Eindhoven (NL) and Oberhausen (GER)

The Sofon management team

Paul Kimmel
Paul Kimmel
Founder & CEO

Paul founded Sofon in 1998. Paul is CEO and leads Sofon’s software development team, building on over 25 years of software engineering experience. Prior to Sofon Paul held software development and development management roles at VOLMAC (now Sogeti), BSO (now AtosOrigin) and Data Sciences (now IBM). During this period Paul was responsible for some of Europe’s most sophisticated sales configuration development projects at companies such as Philips and Stork. Paul holds a master of Science degree in electronics from the Technical University in Eindhoven.

Harry is active in the position of Chief Operations Officer (COO). Harry is responsible for all operational activities, including project implementations, customer support and facility. In more than 30 years, Harry has gained experience in various executive and management positions in the areas IT and finance, including in a number of operating companies within CRH plc. Within the CRH subsidiary Heras he was responsible for the SAP and Sofon implementation. Harry studied Business Economics at the HEAO of Groningen.

Harry Doedens
COO
Maurice van Hout
Maurice van Hout
CCSO

Customer success is not a job but an attitude. Maurice is as the Chief Customer Success Officer (CCSO) and proactive in managing the utilization of the Sofon solutions at the installed base customers. He identifies and prioritise opportunities, and collaborates with PreSales, Support, Sales, Development, Consulting and Partners (etc) to improve the customer’s use of Sofon products. Maurice studied Information Technology in Eindhoven. And with over 30 years experience in IT project management and sales in the domain of CAD and PLM he has a passionate understanding of the role of CPQ in the Commercial and Operational Excellence business processes. 

Jacco is active in the position of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Jacco is responsible to build a commercialization infrastructure and organization to drive market adoption of the company’s solutions and is responsible for revenue growth within the group’s organization. 

Jacco is an experienced Senior Commercial Director-/ CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the Oil & Energy Industry on various C Level positions. Skilled in Negotiations, Operations & Management, and International Business. Strong business development professional with a "BEng" focused in Oil & Gas from Hogeschool van Amsterdam and a “BBA” in Technical Business Administration from INHolland.

Jacco van Eerde
Jacco van Eerde
CCO
Andre Vonk
Andre Vonk
CFO

Andre is Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As the person ultimately responsible for Finance he is part of Sofon's management team where he ensures the financial performance of the Holding and subsidiaries. After studying SPD at Marcus Verbeek Hogeschool, he gained more than 30 years of experience within Finance in various positions at international companies in the following branches: Transport and Logistics (among others with HOYER Global Transport and Maersk Group); Energy (Dresser-Rand, now Siemens) and Wholesale (Mexx).  

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Contact Sofon (GER)

Sofon Deutschland GmbH
Centroallee 261
46047 Oberhausen
Germany

  • +49 (0)208 309 98 55 0

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Contact Sofon (NL)

Sofon B.V.
Science Park Eindhoven 5214
5692 EG Son
The Netherlands

  • +31 (0) 40 26 77 199

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