R&M – R&M appoints Martina Dimmler as CFO - EMR Online AG

R&M – R&M appoints Martina Dimmler as CFO

Experienced financial manager became the new CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of R&M on November 1, 2022.

R&M, the globally active developer and provider of high-end infrastructure solutions for data and communications networks, has appointed Martina Dimmler as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Board, effective November 1, 2022. She takes over from Patrick Steiner, who left the company at his own request at the end of July after eleven years.

Martina Dimmler has worked in the financial management and controlling of Swiss retail and industrial companies for 20 years. CEO Michel Riva welcomed her as a «dynamic senior finance executive». With her extensive management experience, she will support R&M in further developing the strategy of the sustainably growing family-owned business.

Most recently, Martina Dimmler was Head of Group Finance and Controlling and Deputy CFO at the Bucherer Group, the leading international retailer of luxury watches, jewelry, and gems. Prior to that, she held financial management positions at the Stock Exchange and Finance Group SIX in Zurich and at the mechanical engineering companies Saurer and Sulzer.

Martina Dimmler graduated from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ) with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Finance and Controlling. This was followed by a degree at the University of Zurich as an Executive MBA. She completed additional education at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai and the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne.

I am very much looking forward to the challenge as CFO of R&M and I appreciate the trust they place in me,» says Martina Dimmler. «I am also looking forward to taking R&M forward entrepreneurially, to driving the digital transformation forward, and to good cooperation at all levels.


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More information on Bucherer Group: https://www.bucherer.com/bucherer-group.html + Founded in 1888, the family company Bucherer has one of the most distinguished traditions in the watch and jewellery industry. At Bucherer, you will find an exclusive range of watches from some of the world’s most prestigious brands as well as watch creations from the company’s in-house atelier. In addition, we design exquisite jewellery collections and will also be happy to custom-make individual pieces of jewellery for you.
More information on Saurer: https://saurer.com/en + Saurer is a leading globally operating technology company focusing on innovations for the processing of fibre and yarn, including machinery, components and software. We partner with customers, providing smart fit-for-purpose solutions to help our clients achieve their business aspirations.

The Saurer Group, founded in 1853, is a leading, globally active technology company with a focus on machines and components for yarn production. As a company with a long tradition, we have always been an innovation leader. Today, the group is a solution provider for the textile industry consisting of two segments. Spinning Solutions offers high-quality, technologically advanced and customer-specific automated solutions for staple fibre processing from bale to yarn. Saurer Technologies specialises in intelligent and economical twisting and cabling machines for tire cord, carpet, staple fibre, glass filament and industrial yarns, which allow customers to adapt flexibly to dynamic market requirements. Automation Solutions provides textile mills with an array of labour-saving systems. Saurer is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (securities code: 600545).


More information on Sulzer: https://www.sulzer.com/en + Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and purification technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class manufacturing facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834.

More information on Dr. Suzanne Thoma (Chairwoman of the Board and Executive President): https://www.sulzer.com/en/shared/about-us/dr-thoma-suzanne-executive-president


China Europe International Business School (CEIBS): https://www.ceibs.edu/ + China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) was co-founded by the Chinese government and European Union (EU) in 1994, with Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the EFMD serving as its executive partners. CEIBS has campuses in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Accra in Ghana, and Zurich in Switzerland.

As China’s only business school to originate from government-level collaboration, CEIBS is committed to educating responsible leaders versed in ‘China Depth, Global Breadth’ in line with its motto of ‘Conscientiousness, Innovation and Excellence’. Leaders from the Chinese central government and the EU, respectively, have lauded CEIBS as “a cradle of excellent executives” and “a role model of EU-China co-operation”.

CEIBS offers MBA, Finance MBA, EMBA, Global EMBA, Hospitality EMBA, DBA (Switzerland), and Executive Education programmes (see Programmes Overview). CEIBS was the first business school on the Chinese mainland to be accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB. CEIBS has placed in the top tier of the FT’s ranking of global MBA programmes for six consecutive years, and has been ranked in the top 5 on its global EMBA list for five consecutive years

More information on Wang Hong (President, CEIBS): https://www.ceibs.edu/wang-hong

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