Dr. Wolfram Seidemann leads the Banknote business unit at Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and also holds the position of Chairman of the Management Board of Papierfabrik Louisenthal. He was appointed Group Executive Banknote at Giesecke & Devrient GmbH in November 2016. Prior to that, he was Division Head Banknote Paper after having been responsible for Sales and Marketing of Banknote Processing Systems worldwide. Seidemann joined G&D in 1999 as Head of International Research and Development Chipcard. He subsequently held various senior management positions at G&D subsidiaries, among them Managing Director Giesecke & Devrient Asia in Singapore, president of G&D Teco Taiwan, Taipei and Member of the Board Giesecke & Devrient India, New Delhi.
Before joining G&D, Seidemann worked for the Economics Department of the Technical University Munich as Head of R&D- and Innovation Management and as an industry consultant in this area.
Seidemann studied Electrical Engineering and Business Administration, and holds a doctor’s degree in Innovations Management from the Technical University of Munich.