Company History

EPM Data GmbH was founded in 2015 by Christoph Sommer, Dipl.-Kfm., PMP©. Christoph graduated from the University of Hamburg with a degree in Business Administration and Computer Science in 1998. Since then he specializes in SAP projects.

  • 1998

    Consultant at SAP Consulting Germany

    Christoph started his career at SAP AG as a Solution Consultant Financials & Controlling. In the first 5 years with SAP, he gained extensive industry and process knowledge in large SAP ERP implementation projects. His special expertise in this time was Cost & Profitability Analysis. In this time, he worked for the following customers:
    - Actebis Peacock Distribution GmbH, Soest and Brussels (Retail/Distribution)
    - British American Tobacco AG, Hamburg (Tobacco)
    - DaimlerChrysler AG, Hamburg and Berlin (Automotive)
    - Dräger AG, Lübeck und Newcastle, England (Health and Safety)
    - Grünenthal AG, Aachen (Pharmaceuticals)
    - Panasonic, Hamburg (Consumer Products)
    - SAP AG, Walldorf (Software)
    - Schneider Versand GmbH, Wedel (Retail)
    - Shell Chemicals B.V., Den Haag und Rotterdam (Process Industry)
    - VartaBosch GmbH, Hannover (Automotive)

  • 2003

    SAP BI Senior Consultant at SAP AG

    From 2003 - 2008, SAP´s BW solution became more and more popular among the SAP customer base. Christoph worked with SAP AG as a Senior Consultant SAP BI and SAP BI Project manager in the area of Management Information & Planning systems in these 5 years for following customers:
    - Airbus S.E., Hamburg and Toulouse (Aerospace & Defense)
    - Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg (Consumer Products)
    - Edeka AG, Hamburg (Retail)
    - EulerHermes AG, Hamburg (Financial Services)
    - KonicaMinolta GmbH, Hannover (Consumer Products)
    - Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg (Aviation)
    - Nokia O.Y., Helsinki, Finnland (Consumer Products)
    - Stadtwerke Bielefeld GmbH, Bielefeld (Utilities)
    - Wintershall AG, Kassel (Process Industry)

  • 2009

    Starting a freelance career

    After 10 years with SAP AG, Christoph started his freelance career in 2009. In the next 6 years, he had the possibility to work for numerous prestigious clients. His main area of expertise was in SAP BI-integrated planning and Enterprise Data Warehousing. Among his Customers were:
    - BASF SE, Ludwigshafen (Chemicals and Process Industry)
    - Celesio AG, Stuttgart (Pharmaceuticals)
    - EDEKA AG, Hamburg (Retail)
    - EulerHermes Kreditversicherungs-AG, Hamburg (Financial Services)
    - HDI Gerling Lebensversicherung AG, Köln (Financial Services)
    - Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg (Aviation)
    - Sandoz Hexal AG, München (Pharmaceuticals)

  • 2015

    Founding of EPM Data

    In 2015, EPM Data GmbH was founded with the goal to provide excellent SAP BI-IP, BPC and EPM consulting services to our customers. Since then, we worked for the following customers:
    - BonPrix GmbH, Hamburg (Retail)
    - COOP Genossenschaft, Basel (Retail)
    - Deutsche Bahn AG, Frankfurt (Transportation)
    - EDEKA AG, Hamburg (Retail)
    - TomTailor AG, Hamburg (Retail)

how can we help you?

We would be happy to support you in your project. Please send us a message or inquiry via our contact form. Thank you.

Mr Sommer is a very professional consultant. He always delivered results in time and in excellent quality. The internal team could learn a lot from him. We are ready to work again with him on our next projects.

Detlef Kramer
Project Manager SAP BI, Stadtwerke Bielefeld GmbH

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