Michael Pieper, President/CEO Artemis Group
Born 1946, Swiss
Michael Pieper has been President/CEO of the Artemis Group since 2013. He has been the owner of Franke Group (part of Artemis Group) since 1989, where he served as CEO/President from 1989 to 2012. Before joining Franke, he worked in the US for several years in different positions in banking and industrial companies. Michael Pieper holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (lic.oec.HSG). He is a board member of the following Swiss companies: Franke Holding AG, Arbonia AG, Autoneum Holding AG, Bergos AG and Forbo Holding AG.
Alexander Pieper, Member of Group Management
Born 1983, Swiss
Alexander Pieper joined the Artemis Group in 2023 as member of the Group Management and oversees a part of Artemis Asset Management Group. Since 2016, Alexander Pieper has been the owner of the Kraftwerk Group AG, of which he was CEO from 2017 to 2023. Prior to that, he worked for the Franke Group for 13 years in various management positions in Switzerland and abroad. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Artemis Holding AG since 2015 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Franke Holding AG in 2023. Alexander Pieper has a professional background in industrial engineering.
Jonas Theiler, Member of Group Management
Born 1982, Swiss
Jonas Theiler joined the Artemis Group in 2021 as Director of Artemis Asset Management Group and was appointed to the Group Management in 2023. He is responsible for Artemis Asset Management Group’s portfolio of private participations, public securities, private equity, and venture capital. Prior to joining Artemis, he was an investment professional for eleven years at a US-based investment management company with activities across public securities, private growth capital, and private equity real estate investments. Jonas Theiler earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and an Executive MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Martin Wyser, Member of Group Management
Born 1974, Swiss
Martin Wyser joined the Artemis Group in 2020 as a member of the Group Management, responsible for the Artemis Real Estate Group. Prior to that he worked at Franke Group (part of Artemis Group) as General Counsel for many years and was a member of Executive Board. He started his career at one of Switzerland's leading international law firms. Martin Wyser studied Law at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (lic. iur.) and gained his master’s degree from Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, US.