Executive Committee

Marc Aeschlimann

Chief Executive Officer, Head of Industrial Division

Born 1968, Swiss citizen
Master of Science in electrical engineering, ETH Zurich; MBA, Marshall Business School at the University of Southern California

Joined the Schaffner Group as CEO on 1 September 2017. Previously CEO of R&S Group, CEO of Pfiffner Messwandler, and CEO of Franke Coffee Systems after various management positions at the Franke Group, including five years in China as Head of Food Service Systems for the Asia, Pacific & Middle East region. Earlier worked as a consultant at Helbling Management Consulting. 



Christian Herren

Chief Financial Officer

Born 1976, Swiss citizen
MA in Management University of Fribourg

With the Schaffner Group since 2007, from June 2009 Head Corporate Finance & Accounting and Deputy CFO and from July 2016 to September 2017 interim CFO of the Schaffner Group. Before joining Schaffner, he worked as Corporate Financial Controller for the Straumann Group and in auditing at KPMG.

Martin Lütenegger

Executive Vice President, Head of Automotive Division

Born 1969, Swiss citizen
Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering, ETH Lausanne; marketing director diploma, University of Berne

Joined the Schaffner Group on 1 November 2018 as Executive VP and Head of Automotive division. Previous roles include management positions in division management and market development in internationally operating companies in the automotive supply industry, notably as member of the Executive Board and Head of division at Sonceboz Automotive, Sonceboz, Switzerland, member of the Executive Board and Head of Automotive division at Styner+Bienz Formtech, Berne, and member of the Executive Board at JESA, Villars-sur-Glâne.