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mageba is a Swiss company with its head office in Bulach, north of Zurich. Established in 1963, it has become one of the world’s leading suppliers of structural bearings, expansion joints, seismic protection devices, vibration damping products and structural monitoring systems for infrastructure, buildings and industrial structures.
With subsidiaries in 16 countries and a network of agents connecting the company to more than 50 countries worldwide, mageba is a successful and consistent global player in the industry.
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Martin Meyer holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Bern and is currently CEO of the ITW Group of Companies, headquartered in Liechtenstein. The ITW Group is fully privately owned and invests in real estate and company shareholdings.
From 2005 to 2013, Dr. Meyer served in the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein, including as Minister for Economic Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister. Today, he specializes in the areas of corporate governance, company management, entrepreneurship, family-owned enterprises and succession planning. Dr. Meyer sits on the boards of directors of various internationally active industrial firms and financial services companies.
He currently serves, for example, as Chairman of the Board of the financial services provider Swisspartners (swisspartners.com), as Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Ospelt Group (ospelt.com) which specializes in food products, and as Chairman of the Board of the renowned Casino Schaanwald (das-casino.li), a subsidiary of the Casinos Austria Group.
Since 2016, Dr. Meyer has also been Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany for the Principality of Liechtenstein. Since 2021, he has been President of the Liechtenstein Chamber of Commerce, the largest business association in Liechtenstein.
Board member & Regional President North and Latin America
Gianni Moor is CEO and member of the board of the mageba Group. He has a degree in civil engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. In the course of his studies he gained work experience in Switzerland, Japan and the Dominican Republic. He joined mageba in 1992 as a Project Manager, and in 1995 took on the role of Sales Manager.
Mr. Moor left the company in 1996 in order to complete a 2-year MBA course at the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. During the course he worked in Lagos, Nigeria and also studied for one semester at the IPADE Business School in Mexico City. In 1998 he joined the Europraxis management consulting company in Barcelona as a Senior Consultant. His work principally involved corporate restructuring projects throughout Europe.
In 2001, together with Thomas Spuler and the structural steelwork company MSE AG, he acquired the majority shareholding in mageba. He served as mageba’s COO from 2001 until 2018, while also holding other positions in the growing group of companies throughout that period, including as CEO of the company’s subsidiary in North America.
In 2018, Mr. Moor took on the role of the Group CEO. During this period he successfully steered mageba Group through intensive times of a restructuring phase while also experiencing a unique situation in the markets created by the COVID pandemic and the crisis in Ukraine.
Since June 1st, 2022, Mr. Moor handed over his role as Group CEO to fully focus on his growing markets as Regional President of North and Latin America. At the same time he is the CEO of mageba North America Corp., taking care of the US and Canadian market.
He continues to represent the Management Shareholders as an Executive Member of the Board of mageba Group.
Board member & CRO mageba Group
Erwin Steinmann studied business management at HWV Lucerne in Switzerland and at the University of Amherst in Massachusetts, USA.
His professional career began with positions in finance and auditing at well-known companies such as Credit Suisse and UBS in Zurich. Then, as Operational Auditor and Trouble Shooter at Nestlé, he had responsibility for subsidiaries in Europe, Overseas and Africa in the Food division. Later, as CFO/Senior Controller at Alcon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a subsidiary of the Nestlé Group, he was responsible for Europe, Middle East and parts of Africa in the Pharma division. In addition, he lectured corporate restructuring for eight years at the ZfU International Business School in Thalwil, Zurich.
Since 1986 he is owner and partner of CAP CON AG, Capital Transactions and Consulting in Zug, Switzerland. His company specializes in top-level studies and analyses of companies and groups of companies, in operational and financial restructurings, in refinancing of companies, and in operational turnaround management and interim management with the responsibilities of Chairman of the Board, DVR, Director, CEO or CFO.
To date, Mr. Steinmann has taken the lead in the reorganization and restructuring of more than 30 companies or groups of companies with annual sales of CHF 20 million to CHF 300 million, in the areas of trade, services and industry, in Switzerland and abroad.
Harald Becker-Ehmck has more than 20 years of industry experience in automotive, mechanical and plant engineering and private equity.
After a five year international assignment, Mr. Becker-Ehmck held various management positions in the automotive industry over a period of thirteen years, the last nine of which at Behr GmbH & Co. KG, including the post of COO Europe.
In 2012 he moved to the management board of HOMAG Group AG; a company in the mechanical and plant engineering industry. Since mid-2016 he has supported Deutsche Beteiligungs AG as an industrial partner in the fields of acquisitions and the further development of group companies. He is a member of several supervisory boards, with a focus on machinery and project business.
CEO mageba Group
Regional President North and Latin America
Regional President EMEA
Regional President APAC
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