Educational background

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

Professional background

Thomas Zickler was appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee on May 1, 2022. He joined Sulzer as Head of Group Treasury in 2015 and most recently served as Head of Group Corporate Finance & Shared Services. Since 2016, Thomas Zickler has been a Member of the Board of Trustees for the company's pension plans, the 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 the External Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting Policies department for ABB Group in Zurich. Prior to that, from 1996 until 2006, he held various positions within Finance (controlling, accounting, treasury, IT consulting) at DaimlerChrysler in Stuttgart and Berlin. Thomas Zickler began his career in 1995 within the controlling department 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. He was also an analyst at Georg Hauck & Son Bankiers in the equity research department in Frankfurt on Main.

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