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Group Executive Board

The Group Executive Board is headed by the CEO and currently comprises ten members, including the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the seven head of divisions as well as the head of Corporate Services.

Members of the Group Executive Board (from left)

Volker Dostmann 2021

  • With SFS since 2020
  • Swiss citizen, born 1970
Functions within SFS Group

  • Member of the Group Executive Board since 2020
Other functions

  • CFO Kistler Instruments Ltd 2018–2020
  • CFO Oerlikon Surface Solutions at OC Oerlikon 2010–2017

Qualifications

  • Senior Executive Program, London Business School 2017
  • Executive MBA Business Engineering, University of St. Gallen 2007
  • Economist SEBA, HWV Zurich 1994

Iso Raunjak 2021

  • With SFS since 1992
  • Swiss citizen, born 1976
Functions within SFS Group

  • Head of BU Architectural Hardware 2018–2019
  • Head of BU Central Logistics 2012–2018
  • Head of Quality Management 2006–2012
Qualifications

  • Diploma in logistics management at the University of St. Gallen 2014
  • Training in antitrust law at the University of Konstanz in 2008
  • Training as a technical merchant in 2004

Arthur Blank 2021

  • With SFS since 1983
  • Swiss citizen, born 1959

Functions within SFS Group

  • Member of the BoD of several SFS Group companies
  • General Manager Europe 2010–2013
  • Head of various Business Units 2008–2010
  • General Manager International Manufacturing 1998–2008
Qualifications

  • SKU Advanced Management Program, Switzerland 2000
  • International management program with focus on manufacturing management, IMD Lausanne 1994
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Buchs Institute of Technology (NTB) 1982

Jens Breu 2021

  • With SFS since 1995
  • Swiss citizen, born 1972
Functions within SFS Group

  • Member of the BoD of several SFS Group companies
  • Head of Segment Engineered Components since 2014
  • Head of Segment Fastening Systems since 2014
  • Chief Operating Officer 2014–2015
  • Head of Division Industrial 2012–2013
  • Technical Director SFS intec 2008–2013
  • Vice President of manufacturing SFS Group USA 2000–2008
  • Tool engineer 1995–2000
Other functions

  • Dätwyler Holding AG, member of the BoD since 2019

Qualifications

  • MBA, Cleveland State University 2007
  • Mechanical engineer, FHS St. Gallen 1996

sfs group member of the group executive board george poh

  • With SFS (Unisteel) since 1995
  • Singapore citizen, born 1963
Functions within SFS Group

  • Member of the BoD of several SFS Group companies
  • Chief Operating Officer Unisteel 2012–2014
  • Chief Technology Officer Unisteel 2011–2012
  • Managing Director Unisteel 2003–2011
  • Various management positions within Unisteel 1995–2003
Qualifications

  • MBA, University of Hull, UK 1998
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), mechanical engineering, University of Sheffield, UK 1988
  • Diploma mechanical engineering, Singapore Polytechnic 1983

Claude Stadler 2021

  • With SFS since 2013
  • Swiss citizen, born 1976
Functions within SFS Group

  • Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations 2013–2017
Other functions

  • Stadler Holding AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2021
  • University of Applied Science of St. Gallen, member of the BoD since 2019
  • Rüden AG, member of the BoD since 2019
  • icotec AG, member of the BoD since 2015
  • Avantama AG, Mmember of the BoD since 2015
  • WISTAMA Finanz- und Beteiligungs AG, member of the BoD since 2011

Qualifications

  • Swiss Board School, IMP-HSG, University of St. Gallen 2015
  • Master's degree in Information &Technology Management, University of St. Gallen 2001
  • Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden), CEMS MIM, 2000

Alfred Schneider 2021

  • With SFS since 1987
  • Swiss citizen, born 1959
Functions within SFS Group

  • Member of the BoD of several SFS Group companies
  • Member of the BoD of the joint venture in China, Sunil SFS intec, since 2008
  • General Manager Automotive Products 2008–2013
  • General Manager Industrial Products 2002–2008
Other functions

  • Libracore AG, member of the BoD since 2019

Qualifications

  • SKU Advanced Management Program, Switzerland 1999
  • Diploma in sales management, University of St. Gallen 1994
  • Business management, Swiss Engineering STV 1986
  • Mechanical engineer, Buchs Institute of Technology (NTB) 1982

SFS_Group_General_Executive_Board_Member_Urs Langenauer

  • With SFS since 1995
  • Swiss citizen, born 1979

Functions within SFS Group

  • General Manager Division Automotive, SFS Group USA 2013–2019
  • Vice President Manufacturing, SFS Group USA 2008–2013
Qualifications

  • Engineer in mechatronics, University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen 2003

sfs group member of the group executive board walter kobler

  • With SFS since 1987
  • Swiss citizen, born 1963

Functions within SFS Group

  • Member of the BoD of several SFS Group companies
  • General Manager of SFS intec aircraft activities 2004–2014
Qualifications

  • Stanford Executive Program, Stanford University 2012
  • Sales manager at the Institute of Marketing, University of St. Gallen 1994
  • Advanced courses in sales and leadership, Management Center St. Gallen 1992
  • Federally certified marketing planner, Kaderschule St. Gallen 1990

Martin Reichenecker

  • With SFS since 2022
  • German citizen, born 1977

Functions within the company (Hoffmann)

  • Chief Executive Officer since October 2021
  • Chief Sales Officer and Speaker of the Executive Board 2018–2021
  • Holding Managing Director Sales & Marketing 2015–2018
  • Holding Managing Director Product Management & Purchasing 2014–2015
  • Head of International Key Account Management 2011–2013
  • Various management functions at Hoffmann 2004–2011

Other functions

  • Leuze electronic GmbH + Co. KG, various functions with focus on product management optosensors 1998–2002

Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration and Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Mannheim 2004
  • Diploma in Business Administration, University of Cooperative Education Ravensburg 2001

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