Klaus Sauermann is Senior Head of Business Development at Werum IT Solutions. He studied Computer Science and Automation Technology. Klaus can draw on more than 25 years of professional experience in implementing integration solutions connecting the automation and MES levels. He can rely on his long-term successful project and account management expertise with focus on equipment integration. He set up and operated Werum’s regional offices in the Cologne region, Western Germany, for many years. In addition, he chairs the ISPE Plug & Produce working group contributing to the development of a level 3 – level 2 open integration standard.