Group Management

Michael Pieper, President/CEO Artemis Group

Born 1946, Swiss

Michael Pieper has been owning Franke since 1989 and was CEO/President Franke Group from 1989 until 2012. He has been President/CEO of the Artemis Group since January 2013. Prior to joining Franke, Michael Pieper worked in the US for several years in different positions in banking and industrial companies. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (lic.oec.HSG). Michael Pieper is a board member of the following Swiss companies: Franke Holding AG, Arbonia AG, Autoneum Holding AG, Bergos AG and Forbo Holding AG.

Christian Mäder, CFO Artemis Group

Born 1969, Swiss

Christian Mäder has been CFO and member of the Management of the Artemis Group since May 2015, where he is also responsible for the Artemis Asset Management Group as President/CEO. Prior to Artemis, he was CFO and member of the Group Executive Committee at Swisslog Group. Earlier, he has held management positions at companies such as KPMG and Colenco (Motor-Columbus Group). He is Chairman of Franke Holding AG, Chairman of Kraftwerk Group AG, Vice Chairman of Feintool International Holding AG, a member of the Board of Directors of Adval Tech Holding AG and sits on various other boards. Christian Mäder is a Swiss certified expert in accounting and controlling.

Martin Wyser, President/CEO Artemis Real Estate Group

Born 1974, Swiss

Martin Wyser joined Franke as General Counsel in 2012 and became a member of the Franke Group Management in 2013. He has been a member of the Artemis Group Management since January 1, 2020. 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). After having been admitted to the bar, Martin Wyser worked for several years for one of Switzerland's leading international law firms.