The SIX Group Board of Directors has appointed Stefan Mäder as chief financial officer (CFO) and head of the Finance & Risk Division. In this function, he will also be a member of the group executive board. The board of directors is convinced that Mäder’s broad experience and sound specialist knowledge will help him to make a substantial contribution to SIX Group’s development going forward, particularly with regard to the increasingly international scope of its business activities.
Mäder was born in 1963 and joins SIX Group from Zurich Financial Services, where he has been CFO of Europe General Insurance since 2007. From 2004 to 2007, he was CFO of the insurer Zurich Switzerland, managing the finances of both its life and non-life businesses. Prior to that, he had held various management positions with the investment arm of Zurich Financial Services since 1996.