AutoForm Appoints Christian Burgherr as CFO
WILEN B. WOLLERAU, Switzerland, May 24, 2019 - AutoForm Engineering GmbH, the leading supplier of software solutions for the sheet metal forming industry, has appointed Christian Burgherr as the new Group CFO. In this position at AutoForm, he is responsible for the management of AutoForm’s finances, IT and general administration.
AutoForm has appointed Christian Burgherr as the new Group CFO, effective February 1, 2019. Mr. Burgherr holds a master’s degree in Business and Economics and is a Swiss-certified public accountant. His primary responsibility is the management of AutoForm’s finances. In addition, he is in charge of the IT department as well as the general administration department. Mr. Burgherr joined AutoForm from Ernst & Young, where he advised clients on M&A, corporate finance and financial reporting. Anton Haas, CFO at AutoForm since 2008, will continue his work as a member of the board of directors and as a member of the executive committee, there in his new role as Corporate Director Strategic Projects.
Dr. Waldemar Kubli, CEO and founder of AutoForm stated: “I am glad that Christian Burgherr has joined AutoForm. His experience and know-how in the field of finance will contribute to our further successful development. I am thankful to Anton, for all his contributions over the years and I am glad, that he continues working for AutoForm. I am happy how he has planned and executed his succession.”
About AutoForm Engineering GmbH
AutoForm offers software solutions for the die-making and sheet metal forming industries along the entire process chain. With 350 employees dedicated to this field, AutoForm is recognized as the leading provider of software for product manufacturability, tool and material cost calculation, die face design and virtual process optimization. All of the Top 20 automotive OEMs and most of their suppliers have selected AutoForm as their software of choice. Besides its headquarters in Switzerland, AutoForm has offices in Germany, The Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, USA, Mexico, Brazil, India, China, Japan and Korea. AutoForm is also present through its agents in more than 15 other countries. For more information, visit www.autoform.com.