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 Müller

Chief Executive Officer, CEO
1970 (Germany)

Degree in Business Administration (Dipl.-Betriebswirt FH), from the University of Applied Sciences (HTWG), Konstanz (Germany)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2017, CEO since 2019

More Information

Professional background, career

Various positions at GF (since 1995), including Head of Controlling of GF Piping Systems Schaffhausen (1998–2000), Head of Operations for GF Piping Systems companies in Australia (2000–2002), Head of Controlling Business Unit Industry & Utility of GF Piping Systems Schaffhausen (2002–2008), CFO of GF Casting Solutions (2008–2016), CFO of Georg Fischer Ltd (2017–2019), CEO of Georg Fischer Ltd (since 2019)

Involvement in governing bodies of other listed corporations

Further professional activities and functions

Member of the Chapter Board “Doing Business in USA” of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce (Switzerland)

Mads Joergensen

Chief Financial Officer, CFO
1969 (Denmark and Switzerland)

 

Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus Business School, Aarhus (Denmark); Master in Economics & Business Administration  from Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen (Denmark), and University of Washington, Seattle (USA); studies in Risk & Restructuring/Advanced Corporate Finance at London Business School, London (UK)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2019

More Information

Professional background, career

Project Manager of Perot Systems Consulting (Icarus Consulting AG), Zurich (1995–1998); Manager Corporate Finance of Gate Gourmet International, Zurich (1998–2000); Strategic Investments Manager/Director Strategic Investments of TFC – The Fantastic Corporation, Zug (2000–2001); Associate Director (M&A) of Ernst & Young AG, Corporate Finance, Zurich (2001–2003); Head of Strategic Planning of GF Piping Systems, Schaffhausen (2003–2009), CFO of GF Piping Systems (2009–2019), CFO of Georg Fischer Ltd (since 2019)

Involvement in governing bodies of other listed corporations

Further professional activities and functions

Joost Geginat

President of GF Piping Systems
1966 (Germany and Switzerland)

Degree in Business Management from the University of Cologne (Germany) and International Management from École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) Paris (France); Dipl. Kaufmann degree and CEMS Master

Member of the Executive Committee since 2016

More Information

Professional background, career

Various management functions at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (Germany, Switzerland and Asia) (1995–2014); Senior Managing Director and Partner at AlixPartners  (Switzerland) (2014–2016); President of GF Piping Systems (since 2016)

Involvement in governing bodies of other listed corporations

Further professional activities and functions

Carlos Vasto

President of GF Casting Solutions
1963 (Brazil and Italy)

Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Mackenzie University, São Paulo (Brazil); Bachelor of Business Administration GSBA from the Graduate School of Business Administration, Zurich (Switzerland)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2018

More Information

Professional background, career

Various positions at GF Casting Solutions (1987–2000), Head of Production at former GF Casting Solutions site, Lincoln (UK) (2000–2003), Managing Director GF Casting Solutions, Lincoln (UK) (2003–2005); Executive Vice President Acotecnica SA (Brazil) (2005–2010), Managing Director Intra do Brazil (2011–2015); General Manager GF Linamar (USA) (2015–2018), President of GF Casting Solutions (since 2018)

Involvement in governing bodies of other listed corporations

Further professional activities and functions

Ivan Filisetti

President of GF Machining Solutions
1969 (Switzerland and Italy)

Mechanical Engineering degree in Automation and Robotics from the Magistri Cumancini technical institute, Como (Italy)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2020

More Information

Professional background, career

Various management positions at AGIE Losone (Switzerland) (1990–2000); Operations Manager at Gildemeister Italiana (DMG Group) (Italy) (2000–2005); Operations and Division Manager at Samputensili (Italy) (2005–2008); Managing Director at GF AgieCharmilles (Switzerland) (2009–2012); Vice President Operations (COO) at GF Machining Solutions (Switzerland) (2013–2020); President of GF Machining Solutions (since 2020)

Involvement in governing bodies of other listed corporations

Further professional activities and functions

Divisions

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.