About

Our Team

About

Unser Team

Nihat Arkan

Nihat Arkan

Chief Executive Officer
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Nihat Arkan

Nihat Arkan

Chief Executive Officer

If there is anyone who truly understands the value of product information, it's Nihat Arkan. Nihat's background in global business has provided multi-national perspectives, cultural insights and a blue print for delivering product information in a scalable, efficient and high quality manner.

Nihat is excited to witness global industries, including retail and healthcare, leverage trusted product information in order to meet consumer needs. Adhering to 1WorldSync's "Follow the Sun" philosophy, which holds that, wherever the sun is up, 1WorldSync customers are up, and have an obligation to serve those customers. Nihat enjoys working with colleagues and customers in different countries around the world.

With more than 25 years of extensive experience in the global economy, Nihat has supported customer strategies on almost every continent, including: The U.S., Switzerland, Turkey, Japan, and Germany. Prior to joining 1WorldSync, Nihat worked at SA2 Worldsync, in 2008 after co-founding the company Agentrics. At Agentrics, Nihat was the Senior Vice President of Global Customer Management, responsible for all regional strategies, business development, customer acquisition, and operations.

Stefan Schweikart

Stefan Schweikart

Chief Information Officer
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Stefan Schweikart

Stefan Schweikart

Chief Information Officer

Stefan brings more than two decades of Information Technology systems and services experience to 1WorldSync. As Chief Information Officer, Stefan is responsible for the IT strategy and IT operations infrastructure.

Prior to joining 1WorldSync, Stefan worked at Baumarkt Praktiker Services GmbH, and was responsible for IT strategy, managing the operations of IT systems and infrastructure. Before Baumarkt Praktiker, Stefan was the Division Manager at METRO Systems GmbH, a global operating retail company, that develops solutions across the complete value chain by providing an IT infrastructure which ensures the worldwide retail processes are managed efficiently. In this role, Stefan was responsible for the definition, implementation and deployment activities of software solutions for all international sales lines and service companies of METRO.

Stefan holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Information Technology.

Dan Wilkinson

Dan Wilkinson

Chief Commercial Officer
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Dan Wilkinson

Dan Wilkinson

Chief Commercial Officer

Dan is responsible for ensuring that 1WorldSync's clients derive maximum value from its services and solutions. Dan works with the world's leading brands to identify their pain points and successfully manage their product information, driving efficiency and revenue growth. No matter their company size or industry, Dan works to truly understand 1WorldSync's clients and their needs, aligning its solutions to meet their specific goals.

Dan brings over 20 years of strategic business development and general management experience to 1WorldSync. Dan was previously held positions as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Commercial Operations at 1SYNC and Vice President of GS1 US Foodservice before moving over to 1WorldSync. With deep knowledge of product information management and supply chain processes, Dan plays a key part in developing 1WorldSync's strategic direction. Dan began his career at General Dynamics in 1986, and honed strategic sales and management talents with senior positions at companies such as Nortel Networks and Juniper Networks.

Dan holds a BS in Marketing from Villanova University and has been recognized several times for his outstanding sales and service performance.

Ulrich Blanke

Ulrich Blanke

Chief Financial Officer
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Ulrich Blanke

Ulrich Blanke

Chief Financial Officer

Uli brings more than two decades of financial management experience and proven leadership to 1WorldSync. As the Chief Financial Officer, Uli leads the overall strategic and financial business planning to deliver on long-term and short-term organizational goals. Prior to joining 1WorldSync, Uli's past roles included: Head of Finance and Controlling at GS1 Germany GmbH, Head of Controlling for Deutschlandradio and Head of Finance and Controlling at Versum.de, an internet-startup.

Uli is a graduate of Business Administration Studies and holds a master's degree from the University of Marburg and Dortmund.