Stefan Mäder appointed CFO of SIX Group
Stefan Mäder was born in 1963 and joins SIX Group from Zurich Financial Services, where he has been CFO of Europe General Insurance since 2007. From 2004 to 2007, he was CFO of the insurer Zurich Switzerland, managing the finances of both its life and nonlife businesses. Prior to that, he had held various management positions with the investment arm of Zurich Financial Services since 1996.
Stefan Mäder studied economics at the University of Zurich and was awarded a doctorate in 1992. He then continued his specialist training as an economist and analyst with the Swiss National Bank.
SIX Group AG
SIX Group operates Switzerland's financial market infrastructure and offers on a global scale comprehensive services in the areas of securities trading, clearing and settlement, as well as financial information and payment transactions. The company, which emanated from the merger of the SWX Group, Telekurs Group and SIS Group at the start of 2008, is owned by its users (160 banks of various size and orientation) and, with its workforce of approximately 3,360 employees and presence in 23 countries, generated 2009 an operating income in excess of 1.25 billion Swiss francs. www.six-group.com