Christian Mäder to take over as CFO of the Komax Group on 1 October 2023
Andreas Wolfisberg, CFO of the Komax Group since 1996, will reach retirement age in December 2023 and will retire at the end of 2023. He will be succeeded by Christian Mäder, currently CFO of the Artemis Group. To ensure a smooth handover, Christian Mäder will start working for the Komax Group on 1 August 2023. He will take over as CFO on 1 October 2023, thereby becoming a member of the Executive Committee. Andreas Wolfisberg will step down from the Executive Committee at the same time, and will then devote his energies to various projects until the end of 2023.
Andreas Wolfisberg, CFO Komax Group, will retire at the end of 2023. He has been with Komax Group since 1991 and was appointed CFO and member of the Executive Committee in 1996. To enable the new CFO to make the best possible use of Andreas Wolfisberg’s wealth of experience, the Board of Directors has acted early in settling the question of his successor and has appointed Christian Mäder as future CFO. Christian Mäder will join the Komax Group on 1 August 2023 and take on the role of CFO and Executive Committee member on 1 October 2023. Andreas Wolfisberg will step down from the Executive Committee at the same time and continue to manage various projects until the end of 2023.
Christian Mäder (1969) is a Swiss certified expert in accounting and controlling. He has been CFO of the Artemis Group since May 2015, where he is also responsible for the Artemis Asset Management Group as CEO/President. In addition, Christian Mäder sits on the boards of directors of a number of companies in which the Artemis Group holds a stake (e.g., Franke Holding AG, Feintool International Holding AG, and Adval Tech Holding AG). Prior to joining the Artemis Group, he spent 15 years (2000–2015) at the Swisslog Group, ten of which as CFO and member of the Group Executive Committee. Before 2000, he held management roles at companies such as KPMG and Colenco (Motor-Columbus Group).
“Andreas Wolfisberg has provided outstanding work for the Komax Group for over 30 years, and has been a major force in shaping the company,” said Matijas Meyer, CEO Komax Group. “I wish to thank him most sincerely for his extraordinary service. I’m pleased that the Komax Group will continue to benefit from his vast experience for another year and that we have found a successor in Christian Mäder, who is likewise an experienced leadership figure with vast knowledge of financial, strategic, and M&A-related issues.”