Board of Directors

Daniel Frutig, Chairman

Daniel Frutig, studied building technologies/energy at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and graduated from the University of St.Gallen (HSG) with an Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA). After starting his career with the industrial group Sulzer AG he spent many years abroad with Accenture and Compass Group PLC developing businesses. In 2011, Daniel Frutig was appointed as CEO of Arbonia AG and 2015 of Medela Holding AG before founding EvolutionF AG in 2018. As entrepreneur and independent board member he is an expert for international business transformation in listed and privately owned technologically driven companies, with a clear focus on value creation through growth strategies.

Konstantin Ryzhkov

Konstantin Ryzhkov joined One Equity Partners (OEP), a U.S. private equity firm, in 2017 as a Managing Director based out of the Amsterdam office. Mr. Ryzhkov was responsible for investments in Spartronics, Crayon and Orion Innovation›s acquisition of MERA, among others. Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Ryzhkov was Deputy CEO and a member of the investment committee of a sovereign wealth fund focused on global co-investment opportunities. Prior to that, Mr. Ryzhkov worked at VTB Group, where he was responsible for structured debt and equity products and at Bank of America in the corporate finance and project finance departments. Mr. Ryzhkov received his BA in Economics from Davidson College (NC, US).

Norma Corio

Norma Corio joined One Equity Partners (OEP), a U.S. private equity firm, in March 2018 as a Senior Managing Director and is a member of its Investment Committee. Additionally, Ms. Corio is a member of the Board of Directors of OEP portfolio companies Omni Environmental Solutions and Bibliotheca. She was also a member of the board of directors of Intren until its recent sale by OEP. In addition, she serves on the boards of Finance of America and GO Acquisition Corporation, both publicly traded companies. Prior to joining One Equity Partners, Ms. Corio was Chief Financial Officer of American Express Global Business Travel from June 2014 to June 2017 and Co-President of Miller Buckfire from April 2013 to May 2014. Previously, Ms. Corio spent 30 years with JPMorgan Chase, where she held various positions including Treasurer and, separately,  Head of Restructuring within the Investment Banking Division, where she led the Corporate Finance practice for over 12 years. Ms. Corio has also held positions in credit and risk management and investor relations. Ms. Corio received her MBA in Banking & Finance from Pace University (NY, US) and her BA in Economics from LeMoyne College (NY, US).

Denise Koopmans

Denise Koopmans brings extensive operational experience on an executive level from managing organic and transformational development of global B2B businesses. Since 2015 she has been a non-executive director of companies dealing with (digital) business transformation, innovation and reinvention of business models. She supports companies with their new growth and scaling B2B businesses across new markets and geographies. Denise Koopmans is non-executive director of Swiss Post in Switzerland, Sanoma (learning & consumer media) listed in Finland, and supervisory board member of Royal BAM Group (construction), listed in the Netherlands. Until 2015, Denise Koopmans was Managing Director of the Legal & Regulatory Division at Wolters Kluwer, and Director of the Wolters Kluwer global business line for workflow solutions. Before joining Wolters Kluwer, Denise Koopmans was CEO of LexisNexis Intelligence Solutions (RELX group), a global business intelligence and analytics solutions company headquartered in Paris.