The new composition of the board of directors was determined at the annual general assembly on 7th of June in Zurich. The board also welcomed Andreas Ahlm – who is the third founding member of ONE PM, as he joined the board of directors. Florian Gutzwiller and Peter Schweighofer, further strengthen the board with their years of experience and knowledge. Both Florian and Peter are well-known, highly experienced, successful, and well-networked personalities within the start-up and fintech community. In addition to their valuable experience and network they bring in a clear vision of the future into the company.
«ONE PM is a highly focused – zero bullshit- Fintech start-up. I got to know ONE PM as a customer of Open Systems AG and I am proud to contribute my experience in XaaS, scalability and corporate culture to ONE PM.»
«I look forward to a successful cooperation with ONE PM, and my sentiments are expressed perfectly through a quote from Henry Ford when he says: ’Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success’»
In addition, Pascal Vaucher will withdraw from the operations of One PM AG. The position of Chairman of the Board of Directors will be transferred from Tobias Widmer to Pascal Vaucher – who takes on as the new chairman of the board.
Accordingly, the Board of Directors is now composed as follows:
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Cieffe International AG
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Pascal Vaucher is company founder and now chairman of the board of ONE PM AG.
After graduating from Queens University in Charlotte, NC, Pascal Vaucher worked for four years in various corporate finance positions at McColl Partners and Wachovia Bank in the USA. In 2006 he returned to Switzerland and worked for six years for an independent asset manager located in Zurich in various positions, including being co-responsible for the development of family office services. In 2012 he co-founded the independent asset manager and family office Baumhaus Capital AG.
Florian Gutzwiller is founder of Open Systems AG.
Florian Gutzwiller founded Open Systems AG in 1990, was the CEO until 2003, and Executive Chairman until 2017. Open Systems AG is one of the world’s most innovative Security as a Service providers in Switzerland. In 2017 Florian and his partners successfully sold the majority of Open Systems shares to the private equity firm EQT. Florian is now an angel investor. His most important philanthropic commitments include the Swiss Institute in New York and Skateistan. Florian is married with two children and lives in Zurich.
Peter Schweighofer is the CEO of the holding company Cieffe International AG, Zug and the Italian subsidiary Cieffe Thermal Systems SRL.
Peter Schweighofer has held various senior level positions in Asset Management, Investment and Corporate Banking. During the course of his professional career since 1999 – 2009, Peter has worked at Credit Suisse Asset Management Zurich, Deutsche Bank Zurich and London, Bank Sarasin Zurich, and Neue Zürcher Bank Zurich. In 2009, he joined a newly founded wealth management boutique as a partner. During this period (- 2013) he was responsible for building up the Asset Management division of the firm with a focus on Swiss equities, and the launching of a long-/short mutual fund. In 2014 he joined the Executive Board of Accu Holding AG, Lucerne, where he was responsible for Finance, Controlling and M&A. The management buyout of the Cieffe Group took place in 2016. In addition to his current activities, Peter Schweighofer works as a pro bono consultant for smaller privately-owned companies and associations.
Andreas Ahlm is founder and Chief Technology Officer of ONE PM AG.
After studying mathematics at the ETH Zurich from 2006 to 2015, Andreas Ahlm held various positions in a variety of industries and functions. He was employed as a business analyst at Zurich Insurance, as a teacher at the Bülach High School, as an IT developer at Zurich University Hospital and as a system engineer at VP Bank. In 2009 he founded ShapeLab Ahlm & Egli, a small company for the planning, marketing and implementation of freestyle snow parks and events. Andreas Ahlm also published several issues of a Golf magazine in his role as editor-in-chief and layout editor, and started an alternative Golf Tour. Besides being a critical thinker and an aesthete, Andreas Ahlm is also a successful floorball and golf player.
Since its founding in 2015, ONE PM has benefited fully from his versatility, perseverance and striving for perfection.
Tobias Widmer is company founder, member of the board of directors and CEO of ONE PM AG.
Tobias Widmer studied business administration with a focus on finance. During his time at Cantrade Privatbank and Julius Baer, he developed expertise in investment research, client advisory and investment management. At VP Bank, he was responsible for the development of a portfolio management, reporting & advisory solution. In 2012 he co-founded the independent asset manager and family office Baumhaus Capital AG.