Autoneum Holding Ltd. appoints Dr. Martin Zwyssig as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Group Executive Board. Martin Zwyssig, a Swiss national aged 48, has long-standing experience as CFO of stock-listed industrial enterprises operating globally. He will take up his duties after a handover phase on April 1, 2014. Urs Leinhäuser, currently CFO and Deputy CEO, has decided to leave Autoneum.
On December 5, 2013, the Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding Ltd. appointed Dr. Martin Zwyssig as CFO and member of the Group Executive Board. He will join Autoneum in March 2014 and will take up his duties after a handover phase on April 1. Martin Zwyssig has held senior Finance and Controlling positions with various international suppliers to the automotive industry. From 2003 to 2008, he was Group CFO of Schaffner Holding Ltd. and from 2008 to 2013, Group CFO of Ascom Holding Ltd. Both companies are international technology leaders in their field of activity and listed at the SIX Swiss Exchange. Martin Zwyssig graduated in Business Administration, specializing in Finance and Accounting, and received his doctorate at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Urs Leinhäuser who currently holds the role of CFO and Deputy CEO has decided to leave Autoneum for personal reasons and to focus on his external mandates and entrepreneurial activities. He has held his position since the foundation and stock-listing of Autoneum in 2011; prior to this he had been responsible for eight years as CFO and Head Corporate Center at Rieter Holding Ltd. where he played a key role in the spin-off of the former Division Automotive. The Board of Directors and CEO
Martin Hirzel regret the departure of Urs Leinhäuser and thank him in advance for the important contribution he has made to Autoneum’s continuing development. The Board of Directors and the CEO wish him all the best for his future.