As the founder of msg systems ag, Hans Zehetmaier steered the successful development of msg over four decades. Prior to founding the company, the graduate business economist and business IT specialist worked for IBM. In October 2008, he was honored for his top entrepreneurial achievements with the renowned "Entrepreneur of the Year - Finalist 2008" award. Since 2010 he has been a member of the Senate of Economy, an independent and non-partisan organization that promotes an ecohumanist market economy.
At the beginning of 2020, he handed over the baton of the CEO to Dr. Stephan Frohnhoff and moved from the operative business to the Supervisory Board of msg systems ag, where he was appointed Chairman of the Board.