Board of Directors

In the strategic governing body of Finnova AG, msg, our founding banks and the management are represented.

Hans Zehetmaier

Finnova Verwaltungsrat Hans Zehetmaier
Hans Zehetmaier

Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 2015

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Finnova since 2009
  • «Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2008»
  • Founder and CEO of msg systems ag
  • Head of central business units Sales, Finances & Controlling; of the business areas SAP Consulting & Development and SAP for Insurance Companies; and responsible for the development of subsidiaries and the shareholdings of the msg group.
  • Degree in Business Administration; Business Information Specialist at IBM

Dr. Stephan Frohnhoff

Finnova Verwaltungsrat Stephan Frohnhoff
Stephan Frohnhoff

Member of the Board of Directors of Finnova AG since April 2014

  • Chairman of the board of directors at msgGillardon AG with responsibility for the areas market, bank solutions, management consulting, staff development and marketing
  • Member of the board of directors of msg systems ag and in charge of the “Public Sector” and “Telecommunications & Media” business units as well as the “Marketing & Communications” division
  • Previously a member of the management at a globally active IT and consulting company
  • Doctorate in Computer Science
  • Studies in physics and data processing, followed by further studies in economics

Walter Knabenhans

Finnova Verwaltungsrat Walter Knabenhans
Walter Knabenhans

Member of the Board of Directors of Finnova since 2009

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bellevue Group AG
  • Currently working as independent financial and investment consultant
  • In various functions including President of the Group Executive Board and CEO at Julius Bear Group until 2006
  • Degree in Economics from the University of Zurich (lic.oec.publ.)
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH)

Hendrik Lang

Finnova Verwaltungsrat Hendrik Lang
Hendrik Lang

Member of the Board of Directors

  • Master of Business Administration, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • BSc in Chemical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • BSc in Economics & Engineering, Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences
  • Chief Customer Officer Finnova AG
  • Oracle (Schweiz) AG, Senior Director, most recently Head of the Core Technology business unit and Vice Country Manager for Switzerland
  • IBM (Schweiz) AG, Executive Partner, Consulting Service Leader for Switzerland and Austria, Consulting & System Integration Leader for Switzerland and Austria, Advisory Leader for CE and EE and Middle East, Leader Innovation Services EMEA for IBM Research
  • Mitchell Madison Group, Frankfurt/Zurich, Associate Partner Banking

Hanspeter Rhyner

Member of the Board of Directors Hanspeter Rhyner
Jörg Steinemann

Member of the Board of Directors of Finnova AG

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Finnova AG since April 2015
  • President of the Executive Board of Glarner Kantonalbank since March 2013
  • Working for Glarner Kantonalbank since 2009, until 2013 as Head of the Corporate Clients division and member of the Executive Board
  • Member of the Board of Directors and market manager for corporate clients in Central Switzerland at Zürcher Kantonalbank from 2004 until 2008
  • Overall, more than 20 years of banking experience
  • Master of Corporate Finance

Robert Gebel

Robert Gebel Member of the Board of Directors of Finnova
Robert Gebel

Verwaltungsrat der Finnova AG

  • Er ist seit 2014 Mitglied der Bereichsleitung der Swisscom Enterprise Customer
  • In den Jahren 2006 - 2013 führte er als CEO die Axpo Informatik AG und war von 2008 - 2010 Mitglied des Verwaltungsrates der Axpo Schweiz AG
  • Von 2001 - 2005 leitete er die Geschicke als Geschäftsführer der sd&m Schweiz AG und war gleichzeitig Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung von Capgemini Schweiz
  • Seit 2017 ist er Verwaltungsratspräsident von Swisscom Blockchain AG, Schweiz
  • Seit 2001 führt er als Aufsichtsratspräsident die strategische Ebene der eSolve AG, München
  • Er verfügt über einen Abschluss als Dipl. Informatiker der Technischen Universität München