Executive Board

The Executive Board members of Finnova AG look back on many years of experience in the IT and financial sector, in part in management positions at internationally active companies.

Hendrik Lang

Finnova CEO Hendrik Lang
Hendrik Lang

Chief Executiv Officer

  • 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

Simon Kauth

Finnova Management Simon Kauth
Simon Kauth CDO at Finnova

Chief Product Officer

  • Degree in Economics and PhD from the University of St. Gallen
  • BPO Business Architect at Avaloq  Evolution AG
  • Managing Director at Avaloq Innovation Ltd, Edinburgh
  • Head of Innovation Development at Avaloq Evolution AG
  • Head of Front Business Applications at Bank Vontobel AG
  • Head of Development and Partner at Almafin AG
  • Business Analyst at UBS AG

Raphael Widmer

Finnova Management Raphael Widmer
Raphael Widmer (c) Finnova AG

Chief Customer Officer

  • Graduate of Business Administration
  • Head of Presales & Business Development at Finnova AG
  • Account Manager – Bank Integration and BPO Services at Sourcag AG
  • Specialist / Senior Project Manager – Migration of international private banking locations at Credit Suisse
  • Bank-to-Bank Specialist – Credit Suisse Financial Institutions

Daniel Bernasconi

Finnova Management Daniel Bernasconi
Daniel Bernasconi

Chief Services Officer

  • Master and PhD in Information Technologies at ETH Zurich
  • Executive Partner at IBM Global Business Services
  • Technology Consulting Lead Switzerland at CSC Switzerland GmbH
  • IT Architecture Lead at PostFinance AG managing the Enterprise Architecture programme
  • Project Manager and Senior Consultant at Swisscom AG
  • Software developer and Solution Architect at Realworld Systems Ltd. (GB)

Markus Metzger

Finnova Management Markus Metzger
Markus Metzger Chief Development Officer Finnova

Chief Development Officer

  • Dipl. Ing. ETH Computer Science/Business Administration, ETH Zurich
  • Head of IT Services, member of the Management at Basler Kantonalbank
  • Head of Application Management, member of the Management at Basler Kantonalbank
  • Head of Application Development division at Profidata Group, Urdorf
  • Software Developer/Project Manager at Profidata Group, Urdorf
  • Teaching and research assistant at Faculty for Business Adminstration, ETH Zurich

Jörg Steinemann

Jörg Steinemann, Chief Corporate Development & Finance, Finnova Management
Jörg Steinemann

Chief Corporate Development & Finance

  • Degree in Economics and Business Administration (HWV)
  • Management degree from the Swiss Finance Institute
  • Previous Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Finnova for 11 years until March 2015
  • Head of Operations & IT and member of the Executive Board at Schaffhauser Kantonalbank 
  • Project manager for IT solutions at Clariden Bank AG in Zurich
  • Various activities at UBS AG in Switzerland and abroad