Christoph Hammer in the Board of Artemis Group

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Christoph Hammer

The Board of Directors of the Artemis Group appointed a new member: Christoph Hammer, a financial expert with many years of international management experience. «The 51-year-old will enrich the board primarily with his financial expertise – the company said -. He has experience in various industries, for example industrial and consumer goods, transportation and infrastructure. His focus is on sustainable corporate development, increasing value creation and solving complex problems».

Hammer is an independent consultant and served most recently as Group CFO and member of the Group Executive Board at SBB AG. Prior to that, he spent around nine years with the Hilti Group, most recently as Head of Global Group Controlling. Before that, he was Associated Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and CFO at Starbucks Coffee Company in Switzerland and Austria.

«Christoph Hammer convinced us above all with his financial expertise and entrepreneurial thinking – commented Michael Pieper, President/CEO Artemis Group -. He also has many years of international management experience in very different areas and will ideally complement the Board of Directors with his broad wealth of experience and open-mindedness.» The Artemis Group includes the Franke Group, the Artemis Real Estate Group, the majority holding in the Feintool Group and the Artemis Asset Management Group.