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GUS Group CEO Dirk Bingler Named CTO of GENII Software Group

Cologne/Munich. Dirk Bingler, currently CEO of GUS Group, has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Managing Director at GSG GENII Software Group GmbH, effective January 1, 2023.

GENII was founded in early 2022 to bring together a group of leading, independent, entrepreneurial software companies, including the GUS Group which specializes in integrated software solutions for the process industry and logistics. With companies such as Isah, SHD, Iptor and PDV – in addition to GUS Group – GENII provides vertical, industry specific software solutions and services purposefully developed to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses in the Manufacturing, Retail, Distribution, Public and Laboratories sector.

Dirk Bingler will drive the technology strategy of GENII Group companies and support the integration of further acquisitions by the Group. He will also continue to support the GUS Group in his new role as CTO at GENII. Dirk joined GUS Group in 2011 as Managing Director and under his leadership, developed the business into the leading provider of ERP and LIMS software in the medium-sized process and life science industry. GUS Group currently employs over 660 people.

“I am really looking forward to the challenge of supporting GENII Group with cloud transformation and a uniform technology platform – a direction, we as GUS Group have already successfully pursued in recent years,” says Dirk Bingler.

“Cloud-based applications offer customers of all GENII companies future-proof and scalable solutions. They are a key value driver for our corporate development and evolution as a Group,” adds Matthias Siekmann, CEO of GSG GENII Software Group. “We are happy to have Dirk Bingler as CTO. As CEO of GUS Group, he was responsible for the product and technology strategy of the business and now all our GENII companies and their customers will benefit from that experience.”


GENII Software Group provides market-leading, industry specific software solutions and services, explicitly developed to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses and public services. We pride ourselves on being the partner of choice for software entrepreneurs and companies and in our industry knowledge and personal customer relationships, being their trusted partner and expert advisor as we guide our customers through digitalization, ensuring they are future proofed for success in an ever-changing business environment. GENII is based in Munich and is backed by funds advised by Bregal Unternehmerkapital and Elvaston.

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GUS develops and implements integrated software solutions for the process industry (pharmaceuticals, medical technology, chemicals, cosmetics, food, food retail) and logistics. GUS’s solutions cover the entire business cycle and make it possible to integrate external data and processes of customers and suppliers all over the world, allowing for a smart introduction to digital transformation. With more than 660 employees across the DACH region, GUS looks after more than 1,900 medium-sized companies and authorities.