Andreas Opfer Promoted to CEO of SECUDE

Andreas brings with him over 20 years of core sales experience with in-depth leadership experience
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SECUDE, a leading Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions provider based on Microsoft Azure Information Protection (AIP) today announced that Andreas Opfer has been promoted to CEO of SECUDE, effective immediately. 

Andreas has previously served as Managing Director and Head of Sales for Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. As CEO, Mr. Andreas will assume full management responsibilities for SECUDE. 

Andreas is a seasoned leader and brings with him over 20 years of core sales experience coupled with in-depth management leadership experience spanning international brands such as Xerox. 

The appointment of Andreas to this crucial position comes at a time when there are significant value creation opportunities and positive developments in the global market for SECUDE and Andreas is the ideal CEO to lead SECUDE in its next chapter of growth and success. 

Andreas Opfer will focus on further developing and expanding SECUDE’s cutting-edge technologies in data security to meet the needs of today’s market and tomorrow’s trends. 


Commenting on his appointment, Andreas said “Working with SECUDE’s world-class talent teams, unrivaled offerings, and impressive innovations in data security, I am excited to add my approach to execution excellence to deliver outstanding customer experience and long-term sustainable growth to the company” he added. 

With increasing instances of data breaches, and the onset of powerful regulations, such as GDPR, naturally coming into play, SECUDE and its products HALOCORE and HALOCAD are well- positioned to contribute to a more convenient and safer digital world for everyone.  


SECUDE, a Microsoft and SAP Partner, is a global leader for Zero Trust Data-centric security and Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM) solutions.

For more than 25 years SECUDE has been trusted by many Fortune 500 and DAX-listed companies for architecting, implementing, and protecting their data. Our data-centric security professionals apply their passion and deep domain expertise to provide a holistic approach to protect priceless Intellectual Property in CAD- and SAP-based collaborations and supply chains.

With branches in Europe, North America and Asia, SECUDE supports customers with the implementation of IT security strategies through a global network.

I am very excited to lead SECUDE with great energy and focus through the next stage of its development, in its ambition to harvest new opportunities, unlock profitable growth, capture synergies, and optimize SECUDE’s portfolio to deliver strong value for customers and stakeholders


Andreas Opfer