Group Executive Board

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

Members of the Group Executive Board

sfs group member of the group executive board arthur blank

  • 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

sfs group ceo jens breu

  • 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 from 2014–2015
  • Head of Division Industrial 2012–2013
  • Technical Director SFS intec 2008–2013
  • Vice President of manufacturing SFS intec Inc. (US) 2000–2008
  • Tool engineer 1995–2000
Further functions

  • Dätwyler Holding AG, member of the BoD since 2019

Qualifications

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

SFS_Group__General_Executive_Board_Member_Volker Dostmann

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

  • Member of the Group Executive Board since 2020
Further functions

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

Qualifications

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

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 aerospace 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

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 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

SFS_Group__General_Executive_Board_Member__Iso Raunjak

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

  • Head of BU Architectural Hardware 2018–2019
  • Head of BU Central Logistics 2010–2018
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

sfs group member of the group executive board alfred schneider

  • 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
Further 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 Claude Stadler

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

  • Head of Corporate Services since 2018
  • Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations 2013–2017
Further functions

  • 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, Member 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
  • University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), Master's degree in Information and Technology Management, 2001
  • Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden), CEMS MIM, 2000

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