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Management Team

Alexander Hagemann, CEO

Born in 1962, Alexander Hagemann holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Before he joined the Cicor Group as Chief Executive Officer in September 2016, he served as CEO of Schaffner Holding AG from 2007 to 2016. Prior to that, Alexander Hagemann led various business units at Schott AG in Germany, the United States and Singapore, including the Fiberoptics Division and Optics for Devices. Alexander Hagemann was a member of the Board of Directors of Weidmann Holding AG from 2011 to 2017 and Chairman from 2017 to 2023. He serves at the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce.

Peter Neumann, CFO

Peter Neumann, born in 1975, has extensive experience in finance, M&A and business integration. Most recently, he was Global Finance Director at Markem-Imaje, based in Switzerland, a global provider of product identification and traceability solutions with more than 3,000 employees. Peter Neumann was responsible for all commercial finance departments and led the development and implementation of M&A strategies as well as a comprehensive finance transformation program. Peter Neumann is a German citizen and holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Computer Science from the University of Passau, Germany. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a former President and member of the Board of the CFA Society of Switzerland.

Marco Kechele, COO

Marco Kechele, born in 1969, has a proven track record in the aerospace, medical technology and automotive industries. He is an expert in industrial transformation and supply chain management and has taken leadership roles in M&A strategies. Most recently, he served as Vice President Operations at Beyond Gravity, a global aerospace company, responsible for 11 sites in 6 countries and the global supply chain organization.
Marco Kechele is a German citizen and holds an MBA from the Universities of Augsburg (Germany) and KATZ Pittsburgh (USA) and a Dipl.-Ing. degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg.