Christian Klein is CEO of the well-known multinational software company SAP SE. He started his career exclusively at SAP. Subsequently, Klein became Chief Controlling Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Co-Chief Executive Officer and finally in 2020 Chief Executive Officer. He previously held the position at Jennifer Morgan, but after her departure, Christian became sole CEO. In addition, Klein is also a member of the supervisory board of well-known companies such as Adidas and Baden-Baden Entrepreneur Talks. Because of his strong work ethic, team spirit, creativity and many other management skills, Klein ranks among the best CEOs in the world. For more details on Christian Klein including his net worth, career details, milestones and more, check out this article.
Christian Klein Salary and Net Worth 2023
Klein currently serves as CEO and COO (Chief Operating Officer) and is also a board member of SAP SE. The total compensation he receives for his combined role is approximately $1,851,600.
|net worth||$5 million (estimated)|
|The Total Compensation||$1,851,600 (estimate)|
|Appointed to the board||2018|
|The current term of office of the Board of Directors ends||2025|
|Other activities||Adidas, Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2020) Baden-Baden Entrepreneur Talks (BBUG), Member of the Management Board (since 2019)|
Christian Klein Personal Biography
Christian Klein was born on May 4, 1980 in Mühlhausen, Germany. He earned his degree in international business administration at the Mannheim University of Cooperative Education. Klein says he’s a football fan and an avid supporter of Ajax, Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City and FC Barcelona. Few details are known about his married life and as far as is known he is currently single and has never been engaged before.
|Full name||Christian Klein|
|active years||2019 – today|
|Training||Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University|
|Place of birth||Muehlhausen, Germany|
|Old||42 years old|
|birth date||May 4, 1980|
|Known Languages||German and English|
Professional career at SAP SE
Klein began his career at SAP as a student. He has held numerous positions within the company in service, active global support, global control and others. From 2011 to 2012 he served as Chief Financial Officer of SAP SuccessFactors and became Chief Control Officer (COO) in 2014. On April 1, 2016, Klein was named the company’s chief operating officer. As COO and leader of the Intelligent Enterprise Group, Klein assumed global responsibility for the development and delivery of SAP’s core applications with a cross-functional mandate for the company’s global operations. The Intelligent Enterprise Group led the product management and core functions of the company’s digital development. In his current role as the company’s CEO, Klein has full responsibility for the management, strategic direction and performance of SAP.
Most important career milestones
Since joining SAP in 1999, Christian has come a long way and has taken on many important roles in the company. Below, let’s take a look at the various milestones he’s reached in his career at SAP.
- Since 04/2020: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany
- From 10/2019 to 04/2020: Co-Chief Executive Officer (Co-CEO) of SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany
- Since 01/2018: Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board, SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany
- From 04/2016 to 12/2017: Chief Operating Officer and Chief Controlling Officer, SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany
- From 07/2015 to 03/2016: Chief Controlling Officer, Head of Global Controlling, SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany
- From 08/2013 to 07/2015: Head of SAP Corporate Controlling, SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany
- From 03/2012 to 08/2013: CFO SAP Cloud, SAP SuccessFactors, San Francisco, USA
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frequently asked Questions
What is Christian Klein’s net worth in 2023?
$5 million (approx.)
Who is the founder of SAP SE?
The German entrepreneurs Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner Hector, Hasso Plattner, Klaus Tschira and Claus Wellenreuther are the founders of SAP SE.
How long has Klein been on the SAP board?
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