Dietrich von Seggern becomes Managing Director at callas software

25 Apr 2016


Berlin, April 25, 2016 – callas software GmbH is expanding its board of directors by adding 54-year-old Dietrich von Seggern to its membership.

Von Seggern, a qualified engineer, has worked at the Berlin-based software developer since 2002 – initially as the company’s head of product management for five years, then as its business development manager. As the Managing Director, he will now take responsibility for product management, marketing, partner management and sales. In doing so, von Seggern is assuming duties previously assigned to Olaf Drümmer, who will remain director of callas software focussing on strategic tasks in future. Ulrich Fortscher will also remain on the board of directors, leading the company’s development team.

“I am of course very pleased that the shareholders have placed their trust in me”, said Dietrich von Seggern. “My goal as the Managing Director is to continue to build upon the leading position that callas software’s PDF technology holds in the areas of automatic quality control, print output optimization, and archiving.”

About callas software

callas software finds simple ways to handle complex PDF challenges. As a technology innovator, callas software develops and markets PDF technology for publishing, print production, document exchange and document archiving. callas software helps agencies, publishing companies and printers to meet the challenges they face by providing software to preflight, correct and repurpose PDF files for print production and electronic publishing. Businesses and government agencies all over the world rely on callas software’s future-proof, fully PDF/A compliant archiving products. In addition, callas software technology is available as a programming library (SDK) for developers with a need for PDF optimization, validation and correction. Software vendors such as Adobe®, Kodak®, Quark®, Xerox® and many others have recognized the quality and flexibility provided by these callas tools and have incorporated them into their solutions.

callas software actively supports international standards and has been participating in ISO, CIP4, the European Color Initiative, the PDF/A Competence Center and the Ghent PDF Workgroup. In addition, callas software is a founding member of the PDF/A Competence Center and in October 2010, Olaf Drümmer became its chairman.

callas software is based in Berlin, Germany. For more information, visit the callas software website at:

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