Paul Kimmel, 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’s degree in electronics from Eindhoven University.
As Group Director for Sales, Johan is responsible for the international expansion of the Sofon Group. Before Sofon, he worked in several General and Sales management positions at Information Builders, Randstad and Progress Software. He also founded two companies active at the intersection of management consultancy and ICT. Johan studied mechanical engineering, completed with various organizational and information technology educations.
On January 1st, 2017, Harry started to work at Sofon in the position of Delivery Manager. Harry is responsible for all operational activities, including project implementations and customer support. 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.
Frank started working at Sofon in March 2015. As CFO, he is responsible for the financial management and control of all Sofon group entities. In addition, he is the Managing Director of the German Sofon organization located in Oberhausen. Before Sofon, Frank gained 20 years of experience in various financial management positions in Vion Ingredients, during which he was responsible for multiple software implementation projects. Frank graduated in business economics at the University of Tilburg.