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Munich 18-Jan-2023

Marian Rachow new CEO of Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

On January 1, 2023, Marian Rachow became the new CEO of Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity. In his new role, he will shape the further growth of the IT security specialist. Prior to taking on this position, the internationally experienced manager was CEO of Hensoldt Cyber and Head of Hensoldt Ventures.

Munich, January 18, 2023 — At the beginning of 2023, Marian Rachow was appointed the new CEO of Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity. A graduate engineer, he gained international management experience at Hensoldt and during his many years at Airbus in the cybersecurity, defense, aerospace and aviation segments. As an executive in various positions, Rachow has successfully implemented strategies for the development of innovative and future-oriented security solutions in growth markets.

By filling the position with the cybersecurity expert, the international technology group Rohde & Schwarz underscores the special relevance of the topic IT security for the company. Rachow wants to expand the company's successful course: "My goal is to set new accents in the market with the highly secure encryption technologies from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, while also thinking about the future. With over 30 years of crypto expertise, we are already working and researching quantum-resistant encryption systems today to provide our customers with future-proof encryption technology."

Since Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity was founded, the company has made a significant mark on the market in recent years, establishing itself as a leading IT security company that offers customers protection against ever-changing cyber threats. The IT security expert's activities focus on high-speed network encryption and zero trust based endpoint security. The majority of these products is approved for securing classified data by the German Federal Office for Information Security

The previous CEO, Dr. Falk Herrmann, has left the company at his own request at the end of 2022 to pursue a new challenge.

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Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz is striving for a safer and connected world with its Test & Measurement, Technology Systems and Networks & Cybersecurity Divisions. For 90 years, the global technology group has pushed technical boundaries with developments in cutting-edge technologies. The company's leading-edge products and solutions empower industrial, regulatory and government customers to attain technological and digital sovereignty. The privately owned, Munich based company can act independently, long-term and sustainably. Rohde & Schwarz generated net revenue of EUR 2.78 billion in the 2022/2023 fiscal year (July to June). On June 30, 2023, Rohde & Schwarz had around 13,800 employees worldwide.

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With its subsidiaries LANCOM Systems, Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, and Rohde & Schwarz SIT, the group has bundled its expertise in one division. Know-how that is needed to become the largest provider of network and cybersecurity technology for companies, public authorities, and organizations in Europe.

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