nikolaus-von-johnstonManaging Director Nikolaus von Johnston

Nikolaus von Johnston (*1975) is a German technology entrepreneur.

After graduating from secondary school, Nikolaus von Johnston studied strategic company management and marketing at the German Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.
During his studies, he worked on university projects for Bilfinger & Berger and Siemens AG, among others, and participated in lectures and top-level discussion panels (Prof. Dr. Mirow (Director of the Central Department for Company Planning at Siemens AG), Dr. Jürgen Schneider (member of the board of Bilfinger & Berger), Prof. Dr. Börsig (member of the management board of RWE AG, Prof. Dr. Henzler (Chairman Mc Kinsey Germany), Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Marcus Bierich (Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH) on the topic of globalization.

In 1997, before completing his studies, he founded Savecall telecommunication consulting GmbH, which received a number of awards and prizes such as the European Innovation Award 2008.

He founded further companies such as Savecall telekom vertriebs GmbH, DSL-Beraterteam Gmbh, Global transact Network GmbH, Regiondo GmbH u.a.

Nikolaus von Johnston is also active in the field of diplomacy.
In 2008. he became the youngest German to receive the exequatur as an honorary consul from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has managed the  Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Senegal in Baden-Wuerttemberg ever since.

In 2009, he was elected as a representative for Baden-Wuerttemberg in the German Consular Corps Advisory Board.

In 2010, the IACA (Interessensgemeinschaft akkreditierter Konsuln Afrikas e.V. (Interest Group for Accredited Consuls in Africa) was founded where he held the posts of Deputy Chairman of the Board and Treasurer.

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Ronald BalsSales Manager Ronald Bals

Ronald Bals (*1975) has been with the company since 2002.

In the framework of his thesis for his degree in communication at the Bavarian Academy for Advertising and Marketing, Ronald Bals developed a marketing concept and spearheaded its implementaton.

Ronald Bals successfully completed his degree in communications management.

After working as a Key Account  Manager in the Business Center / Office Center fields, he has worked for the company for many years as a Sales Manager for Germany and, in addition, for Austria since 2010.

He built an exclusive ICT sales department in the fields of consultation and marketing of complex telecommunications products (site networking, service numbers, contact center solutions, cloud computing, ICT outsourcing solutions, etc.).

Ronald Bals is active with the Deutsche Pfadfinderschaft (German Boy Scouts) Sankt Georg, Diocese Munich-Freising. After his active career as Chairman, he has been available for project activities for quite some time.

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Katharina von JohnstonBranch Manager Katharina von Johnston- Ehart

Katharina von Johnston-Ehart (*1974) established the Austrian branch of  Savecall telecommunication consulting GmbH in Vienna. a leading, independent consultant and mediator for IT and telecommunications solutions. The Vienna office is located in the heart of the city, a stone’s throw from the famous Hotel Sacher and the Austrian National Opera.

After living abroad in Paris and London and a correspondence course of studies in foreign language correspondence in English, Katharina von Johnston-Ehart began studying political science with minors in business economics and psychology at the LMU Munich.

She continued her professional career in Austria as a supervising manager at the Aesthetics Center with the well-known Austrian plastic surgeon, Univ.doz. Dr. Artur Worseg.

For a brief time, she led the group-owned Replay flagship store to becoming the best store worldwide and also acted as an international retail coach for the international sales teams of the companies owned by the Replay or Fashion Box Spa brands.

Optimally adapting IT and infrastructure solutions to existing business processes always interested her in particular in the situations she had experienced. She made her affinity for this the focus of her next career move.

Since 2010, she has managed the Savecall branch in Austria. Only one year later, she represented Savecall at the AUSTRIAN BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2011.

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Martin MichaelManaging Director of savecall ict solutions GmbH – Martin P. Michael

Martin P. Michael (*1970) worked in the field of central data processing at the Bavarian Volks- und Raiffeisenbanken for 12 years after completing his degree in data processing management. He then planned the entire IT infrastructure and oversaw its set-up for a subsidiary of a globally leading, large Munich insurance company.

For 8 years, he managed the IT department at this company. In 2008, Mr. Michael restructured the IT and telephony department of an assistance company. Two years later, he was appointed as a manager at Mondial Kundenservice GmbH in Nuremberg.

In 2012, he struck out on his own with Martin P. Michael IT- und Unternehmensberatung (IT and Company Consulting). Based on his successful cooperation with Savecall, the subsidiary, savecall ict solutions GmbH was founded in 2013.

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