Artemis Group expands Management Board and appoints CFO
With Alexander Pieper and Jonas Theiler, two new members will be appointed to the Artemis Group’s Management Board as of April 1, 2023. This will expand the management team to five people. In addition, Martin Klöti will become CFO and member of the Management Board from November 1, 2023.
Alexander Pieper (40) and Jonas Theiler (41) will strengthen the Management Board of the Artemis Group as of April 1, 2023. Within the Group, they will each be in charge of a part of the Artemis Asset Management Group. In addition, Alexander Pieper will be responsible for the Franke Group in the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors. Jonas Theiler will continue to be responsible for venture capital, private equity and private participations at Artemis Asset Management Group.
Alexander Pieper is the owner of the Swiss tool manufacturer Kraftwerk Group, where he was CEO for the past six years. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at Franke in various management roles in Switzerland and abroad and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Artemis Holding AG since 2015. Jonas Theiler joined the Group in January 2021 as Director of Artemis Asset Management. Previously, he spent eleven years with Miller Investment Management in the US and Switzerland and held various positions in public securities, private equity and private real estate investments.
Furthermore, Martin Klöti (50) will become the new CFO of the Artemis Group and member of the Management Board from November 1, 2023. He succeeds Christian Mäder, who as communicated in December 2022 will leave the company as of April 30, 2023. Martin Klöti joins Artemis from the Schweiter Technologies Group, where he held various management positions for over 20 years, since 2014 as CFO. He holds a degree as a certified public accountant and a federal professional certificate for fiduciaries.
"I am pleased that Alexander Pieper and Jonas Theiler will now take on more responsibility with their appointment to the Management Board and will successfully help shape the strategic development of Artemis. Both are very well familiar with the business activities of the Artemis Group. This is another important step on the path of generational change," said Michael Pieper, owner and CEO of Artemis Group. "With Martin Klöti we have not only gained a proven financial expert with international experience, but also a personality whose values are an excellent fit with us and our corporate culture."
The Artemis Group comprises the Franke Group, the Artemis Real Estate Group (real estate portfolio in Switzerland and abroad), the majority-owned Feintool Group (world market leader in fineblanking technology) and the Artemis Asset Management Group (various strategic investments in international companies listed on the Swiss stock exchange and in private companies). In 2021, the group generated sales of approximately 3.3 billion Swiss francs with approximately 11,000 employees worldwide. Learn more at artemis-holding.com
Franke is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of solutions and equipment for domestic kitchens as well as for professional foodservice and coffee making. The company has a global presence and employs over 8,000 people in 37 countries. Net sales in 2021 were approximately 2.6 billion Swiss francs. Learn more at franke.com