Dr. Christoph Hütten, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at SAP SE, is the newest honorary professor at the University of Mannheim. Dean Prof. Dr. Dieter Truxius awarded him for his outstanding commitment at the University of Mannheim, Business School with the certificate of appointment last Tuesday.
Christoph Hütten is responsible for the consolidated accounting and corporate financial reporting of the SAP SE as well as the local accounting of the group companies. Since 2013, the expert for International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) also holds a teaching assignment on IFRS Accounting at the Business School. He is deeply involved in the standardization of international accounting standards. Consequently, he is chairman of the Global Preparers Forum of the IASB and member of the FASB/