Content - Group Management
The Board of Directors delegates the task of business management of the Mikron Group and its subsidiaries in its entirety to the Group Management. The Group Management comprises the CEO, the CFO and the division heads (COO). The CEO is the Chairman of Group Management and responsible for the executive management of the Mikron Group.
The Group's Organizational Rules set out the rights and duties of the Board of Directors and Group Management and describes in detail how these cooperate.
Members of the Group Management
|Bruno Cathomen||CEO, COO Mikron Machining||CH||1967||2009|
|Rolf Rihs||COO Mikron Automation||CH||1963||2002|
CEO, COO Mikron Machining
Dipl. Ing. ETH
Bruno Cathomen has assumed office of the CEO of Mikron Group as of 1 October 2011, in addition to serving as COO of the Mikron Machining division. He spent the eight years before he joined Mikron with Elcoteq Network Corporation, latterly as Vice-President Communications Networks. Prior to this he held a number of posts at the ABB technology group.
COO Mikron Automation
Dipl. Ing. ETH
Rolf Rihs took over as COO of the Mikron Automation division in mid-2002, prior to which he worked for the Sulzer Group for eight years in various regions and functions. He was previously a consultant at Helbling Management Consulting, working on numerous projects for well-known Swiss companies. After three years as Vice President of EFAC (European Factory Automation Committee), Rolf Rihs assumed the office of EFAC President in January 2011.
Dipl. Wirtschaftsprüfer, Betriebsökonom FH
Martin Blom became CFO of the Mikron Group on 1 May 2011. He is with Mikron since 2005, lastly as Head Group Finance & Controlling. From 2004 to 2005 Martin Blom was employed by the Bernese Energy Group BKW FMB. Prior to that, he served and acted as a consultant to national and international companies as lead auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).