Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is headed by CEO Andreas Müller. The heads of the Divisions and the Corporate units are responsible for the development and attainment of their corporate goals and for the autonomous management of their respective areas. The CEO is in charge of running the Corporation as a whole.

Andreas Mueller Portrait

Andreas Müller

Chief Executive Officer of Georg Fischer Ltd., 1970 (Germany)

Curriculum Vitae
Personal data
Date of birth 03 August 1970, Radolfzell (Germany)
Nationality German citizen
Hochschule Konstanz (Germany) University of Applied Sciences (HTWG), specialization in Management and Controlling, Graduate in Business Administration (Dipl.-Betriebswirt FH) 
Employment Background
Since 2019 President and CEO of Georg Fischer Ltd.
2017 - 2019 Chief Financial Officer of Georg Fischer Corporation, Member of Executive Committee
2008 - 2016 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of GF Automotive
2002 – 2008 Head of Controlling of the Business Unit Industry & Utility of GF Piping Systems, Schaffhausen (Switzerland) Commercial Managing Director of Georg Fischer Simona Fluorpolymer Products GmbH, Ettenheim (Germany) 
2000 – 2002  Head of Finance and Operations of the GF Piping Systems companies, Australia 
1998 – 2000 Head of Controlling of GF Piping Systems, Schaffhausen (Switzerland) Head of Controlling of the Business Unit Industry of GF Piping Systems 
1996 – 1998 CFO of the Business Unit Asia of GF Piping Systems, Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
1995 – 1996 Product Manager Polypropylen at GF Piping Systems, Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
Mads Joergensen

Mads Joergensen

Chief Financial Officer of Georg Fischer Ltd., 1969 (Denmark / Switzerland)

Curriculum Vitae
Personal data
Date of birth 01 January 1969, Glostrup (Denmark)
Nationality Danish and Swiss citizen
Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration Aarhus Business School, Aarhus (Denmark); MBA University of Washington, Seattle (USA); Master in Economics & Business Administration Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen (Denmark); Studies in Risk & Restructuring/Advanced Corporate Finance London Business School, London (UK)
Employment Background
Since 2019 Chief Financial Officer of Georg Fischer Corporation, Member of Executive Committee
2009 - 2019 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of GF Piping Systems
2003 - 2009 Head of Strategic Planning of GF Piping Systems, Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
2001 – 2003 Associate Director (M&A) of Ernst & Young AG, Corporate Finance Zurich (Switzerland)
2000 – 2001
Strategic Investments Manager/Director Strategic Investments of TFC – The Fantastic Corporation, Zug (Switzerland)
1998 – 2000 Manager Corporate Finance of Gate Gourmet International, Zurich (Switzerland)
1995 – 1998 Project Manager of Perot Systems Consulting (Icarus Consulting AG), Zurich (Switzerland)
Joost Geginat Portrait

Joost Geginat

President of GF Piping Systems, 1966 (Germany)  

Curriculum Vitae
Personal data
Date of birth 23 November 1966, Cologne (Germany) 
Nationality German and Swiss citizen
Apprenticeship as banker, Deutsche Bank, Cologne (Germany); Studies in Business Management at Cologne University (Germany), Degree: Dipl. Kaufmann (MBA) and Studies in International Management at Haute Etudes Commerciales (HEC), Paris (France), Degree: CEMS Master 
Employment Background
2014 - 2016 Senior Managing Director and Partner AlixPartners LLP, Switzerland  
2012 – 2014 Regional Managing Partner for South-East Asia Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Singapore 
2002 – 2011  Swiss Chief Operating Officer (COO) Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Switzerland 
1995 – 2002  Consultant and Partner Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Germany 
Carlos Vasto Portrait

Carlos Vasto

President of GF Casting Solutions, 1963 (Brazil)

Curriculum Vitae
Personal data
Date of birth 19 December 1963, São Paulo (Brazil) 
Nationality Brazilian and Italian citizen 
University Degree Metallurgical Engineer Mackenzie University, São Paulo (Brazil); Bachelor of Business Administration GSBA Graduate school of Business Administration, Zurich (Switzerland) 
Employment Background
1 st September 2018  President of GF Casting Solutions 
Member of the Executive Committee
Apr. – Aug. 2018 Head of Business Unit Iron Casting & Precision Casting Europe GF Casting Solutions, Schaffhausen (Switzerland) 
2015 – 2018  General Manager GF Linamar, Mills River (USA) 
2011 – 2015 Managing Director Intra do Brasil, Brazil
2005 – 2010  Executive Vice President Acotecnica SA, Brazil 
2003 – 2005  Managing Director GF Casting Solutions, Lincoln (England) 
2000 – 2003  Head of Production former site of GF Casting Solutions, Lincoln (England) 
1987 – 2000  Several positions at GF Casting Solutions (Head Core Shop, Head new production line etc.) Mettmann (Germany) 

Ivan Filisetti

President of GF Machining Solutions, 1969 (Italy)

Curriculum Vitae
Personal data
Date of birth 22 June 1969, Clusone (Italy)
Nationality Swiss and Italian citizen
Studies at High technical school Magistri Cumacini in Como (Italy), Degree: Mechanical Engineer in Automation and Robotics
Employment Background
As of 2020 Head of GF Machining Solutions, Member of the Executive Committee 
2013 – 2020 Vice President Operations (COO), GF Machining Solutions (Switzerland)
2009 – 2012 Managing Director, GF AgieCharmilles (Switzerland)
2005 – 2008 Operations and Division Manager, SAMPutensili (Italy)
2000 – 2005 Operation manager, Gildemeister Italiana (DMG Group) (Italy)
1990 – 2000 Several management positions, AGIE Losone (Switzerland)
Board Member at Mecartex SA (Switzerland), Member of AITI Ticino (Switzerland)


The Corporation has three Divisions, GF Piping Systems, GF Casting Solutions and GF Machining Solutions, plus the Corporate Staff units Finance & Controlling and Corporate Development. The Chief Executive Officer is also the Head of Corporate Development.

Responsibility for the Management of the Corporation

The CEO, supported by the other members of the Executive Committee, bears responsibility for the management of the Corporation, where this is not delegated to the Divisions or the Corporate Staff Units.
The Heads of the Divisions, supported by the Heads of the Business Units and Divisions, bear responsibility for the management of the Divisions. The Corporate Staff Units support the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee in their management and supervisory functions. The parent company of all the corporate subsidiaries is Georg Fischer Ltd.