Educational background

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria 
  • Master of Business Administration, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria 

Other listed company mandates 

  • CFO, Jenoptik AG, Germany 

Professional background 

Prisca Havranek-Kosicek was elected as a member of Sulzer’s Board of Directors in 2023. She has more than 20 years of experience in the finance sector, focusing on finance management in large international companies. She is the CFO of Jenoptik AG since April 2023. Until June 2023, she was a member of the Supervisory Board and member of the Audit Committee for Allianz-Elementar Versicherungs-AG, Austria. In 2021 she co-founded Arcadia eFuels, a start-up supporting decarbonization of the aviation industry. In 2019, she joined the industrial goods manufacturer Nilfisk A/S, which she left in 2021 after completing the restructuring. From 2018 to 2019, Prisca Havranek-Kosicek was CFO of Novozymes A/S in Denmark, a listed biotech company. There she was instrumental in repositioning the company's portfolio towards stronger, performance-driven growth. Between 2016 and 2018, Prisca Havranek-Kosicek served as CFO at Kuoni Group in Switzerland. From 2011 to 2016, she worked at the life science company Royal DSM as CFO for the pharma contract manufacturing division in the U.S., as well as the Group Treasurer. She held various positions in leading strategy consulting and M&A assignments, Investor Relations and Finance Planning before that. 

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