The Board of Directors
Hans van den Berg, President
Nationality: Dutch, on the board since April 27, 2012, elected until the ordinary General Assembly 2019.
- Managing Partner Benchmark Partners Ltd. & cayla consulting (Switzerland) Ltd;
- MSc. Elec. Eng. TU Delft / Netherlands;
- Active in the field of Private Equity for 19 years;
- Before that 20 years in management functions with ABB (Europe, Asia);
- Portfoliomanagement, deal structuring, board member for several companies;
- Fundraising, corporate finance und M&A mandates;
- Former Board member of SECA (Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association) and EVCA (European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association);
- Experience in Special Situations: Focus Energy, Cleantech;
- Managing the sale of a US group of companies.
Bernd Pfister, Vicepresident
Nationality: Swiss, on the board since April 27, 2012, elected until the ordinary General Assembly 2019.
- CEO of Paros Capital Ltd.;
- Dr. oec. HSG (Dissertation: Venture Management);
- Co-founder, CEO and President of the Board (1997-2012) of Invision Private Equity Ltd;
- Over 60 Private Equity Deals and board member for numerous companies;
- President of SECA;
- Experience in Special Situations: Take over of BB HiTech in 2002 from the "Bank am Bellevue" and succesful sale of the company at a later stage.