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Prof. Krcmar honored with Federal Cross of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz)

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Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar was honored with the prestigious Federal Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his outstanding commitment to education and science. We sincerely congratulate Prof. Krcmar for this great honor.

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Bernd Sibler, Minister of the Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Art, handed the Order of Merit to Prof. Krcmar on the 15th of June, 2021. For Mr. Sibler, Prof. Krcmar is “a key shaper of our digital future”. In his laudation, Mr. Sibler highlights the special merits of Prof. Krcmar: "You have been driving the internationalization of German Information Systems with your passion and commitment for decades." With his extensive experience and knowledge on IT, Prof. Krcmar is “a highly sought-after member of numerous professional and advisory boards - with international impact”. His research work in the areas of Digital Transformation, Information and Knowledge Management, Platform-based Ecosystems, IT Service Management, and E-Government, is highly recognized and of great impact. The outstanding commitment of Prof. Krcmar to education ensures that we have enough smart people that are able to drive and shape the digitalization. Mr. Sibler concludes: "Your scientific, university political and entrepreneurial achievements are manifold and of great significance. I am very proud that you have been part of our Bavarian scientific community since you joined TUM in 2002."

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