Finnova is a limited company under Swiss law. Various stakeholder groups are represented in our shareholder base, in which all owners have a long-term commitment and share the company vision. This makes us a reliable partner.
The majority shareholder of Finnova (registered as finnova AG Bankware) is the German IT consulting and system integration company msg systems ag. As part of the msg group, we have access to this globally designed network that includes around 7,000 experts and offers strategic consulting as well as value-adding IT solutions. In addition, several customer banks, the strategic partner Swisscom and the Executive Board also have shares. This balanced structure, which is also reflected in the Board of Directors, incorporates the interests of the most important stakeholder groups. Our solidity can be seen in our 100% self-financing level.
All shareholder groups are represented in Finnova's Board of Directors. Hans Zehetmaier, founder and CEO of msg systems ag, has been its chairman since 2015. The Executive Board consists of the new CEO, Hendrik Lang, who is taking over the position as of 1 September 2018 from Charlie Matter, CEO of many years, and of the heads of the five business units. Hendrik Lang has been a member of the Executive Board since 2015 and has managed to gain comprehensive experience and build up a broad network in the Swiss IT and banking market over almost 25 years. Our Executive Board members collectively have many years of experience in the IT and financial sector. Some of them have held leading positions at internationally active companies.
In operational terms, we are structured into the five divisions, such as:
- Business Development & Sales
- Product Management
- Corporate Development & Finance