Vicarius Leadership Team – Executive Profiles

Chief Financial Officer

Professional Experience

Head of Group Accounting and Reporting/Corporate Controller, Cofra Holding AG, Zug, Switzerland

Audit Partner and Assurance Practice Leader Northeast Ohio, Crowe Horwath LLP, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Audit Partner and Liaison to European Country Practices, Ernst & Young LLP, National Office, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Audit Partner and Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young AG, Zug, Switzerland

Audit Senior Manager, Ernst & Young AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Audit Senior Accountant, Deloitte LLP, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 

Key Achievements

Cofra Holding AG

  • Managed all financial and reporting aspects for major corporate restructuring and de-leveraging of group balance sheet
  • Implemented group-wide state-of-the-art external financial reporting structure and financial close process
  • Participated in restructuring of Swiss pension scheme and assisted in merger of two formerly independent pension plans into single plan

 

Crowe Horwath LLP

  • Established Northeast Ohio audit practice
  • Created firm-wide “IFRS Task Force”
  • Participated in Staff Advisory Group to the ACIPA Examinations Team to advise on how to integrate IFRS into Uniform CPA Examination

 

Ernst & Young LLP

  • Created and coordinated rollout of continuing education courses for experienced audit professionals
  • Co-chaired project team to develop audit methodology for multi-location and cross-border audit engagements

 

Ernst & Young AG

  • Served as client service partner for several listed companies and numerous international referral-in audit engagements
  • Managed Zug, Switzerland, office with more than 40 professionals

 

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA)

Certified Public Accountant (Accountancy Board of Ohio, USA)

Management Leadership Program (IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland)

 

Nationality

Swiss

Languages

German, English

 

Other Executive Team

Member Profiles

  • President and CEO
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  • Pre-Approval Regulatory Affairs
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  • Post-Approval Regulatory Affairs
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  • Chief Compliance Officer
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  • Vice President, Market Access
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  • Head of Business Development,
  • Legal & External Affairs
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  • Chief Medical/Scientific Officer
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  • Vice President,
  • Head of Commercial Strategy