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Felix Pohl becomes new Managing Director of dacoso GmbH

Horst Pohl remains active as a consultant for the IT service provider

Langen, 30.09.2019 On 1 October 2019, Felix Pohl (34) will become the new Managing Director and co-owner of dacoso GmbH, an IT service provider based in Langen near Frankfurt. Felix Pohl takes over the management from his father Horst Pohl (68) and will continue to run the company together with his managing director colleague Thomas Joswig (49). Horst Pohl will be on hand to advise the company in the future.

dacoso GmbH was founded in 2004 by Horst Pohl and Thomas Joswig and today specializes in high-availability data connections as well as solutions for virtualized networks and cyber security. The company employs 140 people and has twelve locations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Felix Pohl has been with the company since 2010 and was most recently responsible for Human Resources, Finance, IT and Logistics. These tasks also form his main focus as the new managing director of dacoso GmbH. His father Horst Pohl will officially hand over the position to him on October 1, 2019. "I am of course delighted that I can hand over the staff to my son and that we will thus be able to realize a very classic, family-internal succession," he explains. "Felix has been familiar with all topics in the company for many years and is well prepared for this step".

"Felix Pohl has long been firmly involved in dacoso management and we are already a well-rehearsed team," adds Thomas Joswig. "For our company and especially for our employees, this succession is a sign of great solidarity and continuity that has become rare today. Our thanks go to Horst Pohl for his passion and entrepreneurial skills, which he has invested in dacoso over the years. We are delighted that he will continue to support us".

Felix Pohl holds a degree in electrical engineering and information technology and was involved in product and administration issues at his father's company very early on. Under his leadership, dacoso has achieved its ISO certifications 9001 and 27001 as well as the BSI certification for dacoso's own Network & Security Operation Center. "My goal is to continue the dacoso path and to provide impetus for the development of new services in the areas of cyber defence and virtual networking," says Felix Pohl. "With our innovative solutions and our strong team, we have the best prerequisites for continuing to successfully lead what we have achieved so far into the future.