SIX Group Appoints Stefan Mader as CFO
The SIX Group has appointed Stefan Mäder as chief financial officer (CFO) and head of the finance and risk division. In this function, he will also be a member of the group executive board. 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 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.
Mäder studied economics at the University of Zurich and was awarded a doctorate in 1992. He then continued his specialist training as an economist and analyst with the Swiss National Bank.