During his time at Mobimo, Marc Pointet also earned an Executive MBA HSG from the University of St. Gallen. In 2013, he became a member of the Mobimo Executive Board and assumed responsibility for all activities in Western Switzerland, thereby making him responsible for a portfolio worth CHF 1 billion. In this capacity, he also expanded Mobimo’s business activities in Western Switzerland and managed the planning and execution of several forward-looking development projects at major sites.
In this role, Daniel Baumann played a key role in the spin-off and IPO of Ina Invest and in the successful development of the company. During his time at PwC, he supplemented his studies as a business economist FH with training as a Swiss certified public accountant (CPA).
left to right: André Wyss, Stefan Mächler, Marc Pointet (CEO), Marie-Noëlle Zen-Ruffinen, Daniel Baumann (CFO), Christoph Caviezel, Hans Ulrich Meister
He began his career at Novartis as a chemistry apprentice and then rose up through various positions to become a member of the Executive Committee. During this time, he served as, among other things, Chief Financial Officer for Research and Development, Head of Pharmaceutical Production in Europe, and head of various national and regional organisations, including those responsible for the company’s biggest market, the USA. His last position at Novartis was President of Novartis Operations, in which capacity he was in charge of all manufacturing activities, as well as central corporate services and corporate affairs, and was thus responsible for nearly 40,000 people worldwide. Parallel to this, he was Country President for Novartis in Switzerland. André Wyss earned a degree in Economics in 1995 from the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWV) in Switzerland.
Marie-Noëlle Zen-Ruffinen was a partner in the Geneva law firm Tavernier Tschanz until 2012; since then she has served as an Of Counsel attorney for the firm. She is also Chairman of the Swiss Board Institute, a member of the Board of Directors of the Baloise Group and of Banco Santander International SA, and a member of the Board of Management of the Swiss Institute of Directors.
From 2011 he was also CEO of the Private Banking Division at Credit Suisse, and from 2012 he served as the head of the bank’s Private Banking & Wealth Management Division, responsible for private banking business in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and Asia Pacific. In these capacities, he was also a member of the Executive Boards of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG. Prior to assuming the aforementioned positions, Hans Ulrich Meister performed various management functions for UBS in Switzerland and abroad for more than 20 years. He has a degree in Business from the Zürcher Fachhochschule and is a graduate of the Advanced Management programmes at the Wharton School and Harvard Business School.
He was the driving force behind the establishment of the listed real estate company Swiss Prime Site AG, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors until 2005. From 2009 until 2014, Stefan Mächler was in charge of Asset Management at the Swiss Mobiliar Group as Chief Investment Officer and member of the Group Executive Board.
Between 2008 and 2019, Christoph Caviezel served as CEO of the Mobimo Group, a publicly listed corporation and one of Switzerland’s biggest real estate companies. From 2004 to 2018, he was also a member of the Investment Committee of the Foundation for International Real Estate Investments. Christoph Caviezel has been a member of the Bank Council of the Graubündner Kantonalbank since 2014 and Vice Chairman since 2021. He has also been a member of the Boards of Directors of Cham Group AG and BZ Bank Aktiengesellschaft since 2019 and a member of the Board of Directors of Ledermann Group since 2020. Christoph Caviezel was also a member of the Board of Directors of Mobimo Holding AG until April 2020.