Thomas Zickler (Swiss and German citizenship) was appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee on May 1, 2022. Thomas joined Sulzer as Head of Group Treasury in 2015 and was most recently Head of Group Corporate Finance & Shared Services. Since 2016, he has been a Member of the Board of Trustees of Sulzer Vorsorgeeinrichtung (SVE) and Johann Jakob Sulzer-Stiftung (JJS). Before joining Sulzer, he worked as Country Treasurer for ABB Switzerland in Baden (2010-2015). From 2006 until 2009, he was Vice President and Head of External Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting Policies Department for ABB Group in Zurich. Prior to this, from 1996 until 2006, he held various positions within Finance (controlling, accounting, treasury, IT consulting) at DaimlerChrysler in Stuttgart and Berlin. In 1995, he started his career in controlling at Sherwood Medical and Metallgesellschaft in Frankfurt on Main. During his studies he worked for Siemens AG in the Central Finance Department and Siemens Capital Corporation, in Munich and New York City, and as an analyst at Georg Hauck & Son Bankiers in the equity research department in Frankfurt on Main. 

Educational background

  • Studies in economics (1988-1994), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Faculty of Economic Science, Frankfurt on Main, Germany
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