Pascal-Olivier Haussmann is our new Group CFO

We are thrilled to welcome Pascal-Olivier Haussmann as the new Chief Financial Officer of the CEDES Group. With his vast experience in global business operations, ERP implementation and IoT financial services, he will bring CEDES forward on its digital transformation journey.

Pascal-Olivier Haussmann  held key management positions at the Hilti Group, acting as the CFO of Hilti Switzerland and, most recently, as Head of Group Controlling. In this role, he was the global process owner for finance. His responsibilities included business partnering, controlling, and steering of the Group, as well as strategic and functional management of all accounting shared service centers globally. Thanks to this broad experience in an international industrial environment, Pascal-Olivier will be able to contribute to value creation across our Elevator & Escalator and Entrance Automation businesses. 

“Our transition from a company selling hardware to a provider of digital products requires the implementation of a new financial business model, and Pascal-Olivier Haussmann is exactly the right person for the job,” says our CEO Patrick Bass, praising Pascal-Olivier`s entrepreneurial mindset and in-depth expertise in financial operations. Our new CFO is convinced that the people of CEDES and the company`s strong market position are a recipe for success. He is enthusiastic about the challenging tasks ahead: “I would like to create value for all stakeholders, leveraging the CEDES product portfolio and its new IoT enablement that make elevators and doors safer and more reliable”. 

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