Executive Board

Executive Board

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Brian Duffy

Chief Executive Officer, with SoftwareOne since 2023

Brian Duffy is Chief Executive Officer of SoftwareOne since May 2023.

Before joining SoftwareOne, Brian spent nearly 20 years at SAP. Most recently, he served as President of Cloud, responsible for creating and scaling 'RISE with SAP', a key strategic initiative to move customers to the cloud. Prior to this role, Brian was President of Northern Europe, with responsibility for the region’s end-to-end business, including overseeing go-to-market planning, sales strategies and partner engagements. He also served as head of Global Strategic Initiatives, the team tasked with negotiating key commercial agreements globally.

Brian is an Irish citizen and holds a Master of Law from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law and a Bachelor of Laws from the University College Dublin.

Julia Braun, CHRO SoftwareOne

Julia Braun

Chief Human Resources Officer, with SoftwareOne since 2022

Julia Braun is Chief Human Resources Officer of SoftwareOne since November 2022.

Over the last 20 years, she held various global HR leadership positions in Switzerland and Austria. She served as Director, People & Culture and member of the Management Board at ISS Switzerland, an organization with over 12,000 employees. Before then, she was Chief Human Resources Officer at Conzzeta, a Swiss Industrial Holding listed at the SIX Swiss Exchange. She also spent over ten years at Tupperware Brands where she held various executive human resources roles.

Julia is an Austrian citizen and obtained a MAS/MSc in Human Resources & Organizational Development from PEF University Vienna as well as an Executive MBA from the Business School of Lausanne.

Rodolfo Savitzky, CFO SoftwareOne

Rodolfo J. Savitzky

Chief Financial Officer, with SoftwareOne since 2022

Rodolfo J. Savitzky is Chief Financial Officer of SoftwareOne since January 2022.

Over the last 35 years, he held various finance leadership positions at P&G, Novartis and Lonza in Europe and Latin America. During 2016-2021, he served as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Lonza, where he played a key role in the company’s transformation into a pure-play pharma services company.
Currently, he is also Member of the Board of Directors of EUROAPI S.A.

Rodolfo J. Savitzky is a dual Mexican and Swiss citizen and holds a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico and an MBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Bernd Schlotter, President of Services SoftwareOne

Bernd Schlotter

President Software & Cloud, with SoftwareOne since 2021

Bernd Schlotter is President Software & Cloud since November 2023, having joined SoftwareOne in August 2021 as President of Services.

Over the past 20+ years, he has gained extensive experience in various leadership positions at technology and consulting companies in Germany and the US. Most recently since 2017, he served as Managing Director and Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group’s Silicon Valley office, where he supported clients in their digital transformation from strategy to execution.

Bernd Schlotter is a US citizen and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering (“Diplom-Ingenieur”) from the University of Stuttgart and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.