15.09.2008

Appointment of Dominik Berchtold as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gränichen, Switzerland, September 15, 2008 – At its last meeting, the Board of Directors of Zehnder Group AG appointed Dominik Berchtold as CFO and as a member of the Executive Committee as of November 1, 2008.

Dominik Berchtold succeeds Paul Aeschimann who has decided to search for a new professional challenge.

Paul Aeschimann has been the CFO of Zehnder Group AG for 20 years and the Board would like to thank him for his valuable contribution over this period.

Dominik Berchtold's CV (Swiss, born 1971)

Studies of Business Administration/Economics University of Fribourg/CH; Executive Master of Corporate Finance IFZ/Zug-CH

  • 1996-1997 Finance and marketing assistant Exsa (Peru) and Linde Xiamen (China)
  • 1997-2005 Group Controller; Director Controlling, Treasury & Accounting Pilatus Aircraft Ltd., Stans/CH; CFO Transairco SA, Genf/CH
  • 2005-2006 Manager Corporate Restructuring KPMG Fides, Zürich/CH
  • since 2006 Director Business Development/M&A Zehnder Group AG, Gränichen/CH
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