Günther Koopmann, Managing Director

Günther has over 25 years experience in managing and building businesses and operations in different global telecommunications and semiconductor industries.

Prior to heading NearShore he held several management positions at Siemens Switzerland, building their carrier internet and mobile services business. Before that he integrated the acquired Timeplex Inc. into Ascom Germany, merged Ascom's global carrier broadband access business with Ericsson and built their Swiss carrier internet business. End of the eighties Günther turned around sales & marketing of ABB Switzerland's high power semiconductors division. Before that, out of Silicon Valley California, he built the North American compound semiconductor business for Wacker Siltronic in Germany.

Günther holds an MBA from Insead in Fontainebleau, France and an MSc in Physics from the technical university of Darmstadt, Germany. He is married and father of two sons.