Group Executive Management

Group Executive Management is responsible for the operational management of the CPH Group and its three business divisions.

Dr. sc. techn., born 1962 and a Swiss national; joined CPH in 2008, Group CEO since 2009.

Member of the Board of Directors of Renergia Zentralschweiz AG, Root; Member of the Board of Directors of Kowema AG, Rotkreuz; Member of the Board and Vice-Chairman of Euro-Graph (the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers), Brussels; Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Central Switzerland Chamber of Industry & Commerce (IHZ), Lucerne.

2001–2008 Member of Group Executive Management of Sarna Kunststoff Holding AG, Sarnen and leadership of various group divisions, most latterly Sarnafil; 1995-2001 various functions in the Von Roll Group, including CEO of Von Roll Betec AG and Head of Industrial Services and a Member of Executive Management at Von Roll Infratec Holding AG, Bern.

FH Diploma in Business Administration, Certified Management Accountant, MBA, born 1967 and a Swiss and Italian national; Group CFO since joining CPH in 2016.

2006–2016 CFO and Member of Group Executive Management at the internationally active Multi-Contact industrial group, Allschwil. Previously various executive finance and controlling positions at further industrial companies: 2001–2006 Head of Shared Services and CFO of SCA Packaging Switzerland AG, Oftringen; 1998–2001 Chief Commercial Officer and Member of Executive Management at Sarnatech (Schweiz) AG, Triengen; 1997–1998 Business Controller at DCL Data Center Luzern AG, Lucerne; 1995–1997 Head of Controlling, Swiss Post Aarau, Aarau.

Dr. iur., born 1963 and an Austrian national; joined the CPH Group as Head of Chemistry in 2010.

1997–2009 various management functions with the Süd-Chemie Group (now part of Clariant), including Head of the General Secretariat and Public Relations, Sales Manager EMEA, Global Financial Manager for Süd-Chemie Performance Packaging in Paris (France), CEO of Süd-Chemie UK in Manchester (UK) and CEO of Süd-Chemie Zeolites GmbH in Bitterfeld (Germany); 1993–1997 auditor with KPMG.

Industrial engineer, paper manufacturer and MBA, born 1961 and a German national; joined CPH as Head of Paper in 2012.

1989–2011 various functions at the Myllykoski Group, including HR Director, General Manager of its Dachau and Ettringen works and Director of Business Development for Coated Papers. Most latterly Executive Vice President Operations and a Member of the Executive Management of Myllykoski Europe, with responsibility for its six European plants and Human Resources Europe.

BA Diploma in Business Administration, born 1957 and a German national; joined the then Perlen Group as its Head of Packaging in 1998 and appointed to his present position in 2003.

1995–1998 Schüpbach AG, Burgdorf (Switzerland), most latterly Vice President Sales Central Europe for Danisco Flexible Schüpbach AG; 1993–1995 Sales Director at VAW Europack Export GmbH, Teningen (Germany).