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Board of Directors

Daniel Frutig, Chairman of the Board, Cicor Group

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 CEO of Arbonia AG and in 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, Board Member Cicor Group

Konstantin Ryzhkov

Konstantin Ryzhkov joined One Equity Partners (OEP), a US-based private equity firm in 2017 as a partner based out of its Amsterdam office. Mr. Ryzhkov was responsible for investments in Spartronics, Crayon and MERA (Orion Innovation). 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, Board Member Cicor Group

Norma Corio

Norma Corio is an accomplished leader with extensive experience in corporate governance and finance. Until August 2022, Norma was a Senior Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee at One Equity Partners (OEP), a US-based Private Equity firm. In addition to Cicor, Ms. Corio continues to be a Director on the boards of OEP portfolio companies Bibliotheca, Omni Environmental Solutions, and Wood Technologies International. She also serves on the Board of Finance of America, a publicly listed company in the United States.

Prior to joining OEP, Ms. Corio was the Chief Financial Officer of American Express Global Business Travel from June 2014 to June 2017, and Co-President of Miller Buckfire from April 2014 to May 2014. Previously, Ms. Corio spent 30 years with JPMorgan Chase in New York, where she held various positions including Treasurer, and previously, Head of Restructuring within the Investment Banking Division, where she led the corporate finance practice for over 12 years. Ms. Corio also held positions in credit and risk management and investor relations. Ms. Corio received her MBA in Banking & Finance from Pace University (US), and her BA in Economics from LeMoyne College (US).

Denise Koopmans

Denise Koopmans has extensive operational experience at CEO level from leading the organic and transformative development of global B2B companies. Denise Koopmans was Managing Director of the Legal & Regulatory Division at Wolters Kluwer and Director of Wolters Kluwer's Global Workflow Solutions Business. Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Denise Koopmans was CEO of LexisNexis Intelligence Solutions (RELX Group), a global business intelligence and analytics solutions company headquartered in Paris. Previously Denise Koopmans held various senior executive roles at Capgemini Engineering. Since 2015, she has been a non-executive director of companies engaged in (digital) business transformation, innovation and business model reinvention. She supports companies in their new growth and scaling of B2B businesses in new markets and geographies. Denise Koopmans is a graduate of the University of Rotterdam, Harvard Business School and INSEAD.