Group Management

As at December 31, 2021

Knut Zimmer (1963, GER) Chief Executive Officer

Position: CEO of the Feintool Group, Head of System Parts segment


  • Graduate in Business Administration, Stuttgart
  • Industrial Administrator
  • Professional background:

  • 1983–1997 Müller-Weingarten AG Head of Controlling
  • 1997–1999 Nord. Maschinenbau GmbH u. Co. KG Commercial Executiver
  • 1999 EuroPower Energy GmbH / EON Commercial Executiver
  • 2000–2012 Herzing + Schroth GmbH u. Co. KG General Manager
  • 2012–2017 Feintool System Parts Obertshausen GmbH Head of Business Unit System Parts Forming Europe
  • Since 1 August 2017: Head of Unit System Parts Europe
  • Since 1 January 2018: CEO of the Feintool Group, Head of System Parts segment and Head of Business Unit System Parts Europe
  • Other activities and commitments:

  • None
  • Samuel Künzli (1984, CH) Chief Financial Officer

    Position: CFO Feintool Group


    Master in Accounting and Finance, University of St. Gallen

    Swiss CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

    Professional background:

  • 2008–2012 KPMG Zurich Auditor
  • 2012–2013 Stadler Rail CFO Stadler Minsk (Belarus)
  • 2014–2018 Stadler Rail CFO Division Central Europe
  • 2019–2020 Stadler Rail CFO Division Switzerland
  • Since April 2021 CFO Feintool Group
  • Other activities and commitments:



    4.1 Members of Group Management

    In accordance with the Ordinance against Excessive Remuneration in Listed Companies Limited by Shares (“ERCO”), Group Management consisted of two members as of December 31, 2021. The management structure can be found in the organizational chart shown in section 1.1.1 of this report.

    4.2 Other activities and commitments

    Other activities and commitments are also listed above in section 4.1.

    4.3 Number of mandates permitted

    According to Article 18b of the Articles of Association, members of the Board of Directors, Group Management and, where applicable, the Advisory Board may not hold or exercise more than (i) 8 additional, paid mandates, of which no more than 4 at companies whose equity securities are listed on a stock exchange, and (ii) 8 unpaid mandates, expense allowances not being deemed to constitute compensation.

    4.4 Management contracts

    There are no management contracts between the Feintool Group and third parties.

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