Gianni Moor is CEO and Chairman of the Board of mageba Group. He has a degree in civil engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. In the course of his studies he gained work experience in Switzerland, Japan and the Dominican Republic. He joined mageba in 1992 as a Project Manager, and in 1995 took on the role of Sales Manager.
Mr. Moor left the company in 1996 in order to complete a 2-year MBA course at the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. During the course he worked in Lagos, Nigeria and also studied for one semester at the IPADE Business School in Mexico City. In 1998 he joined the Europraxis management consulting company in Barcelona as a Senior Consultant. His work principally involved corporate restructuring projects throughout Europe.
In 2001, together with Thomas Spuler and the structural steelwork company MSE AG, he acquired the majority shareholding in mageba. He served as mageba’s COO from 2001 until 2018, while also holding other positions in the growing group of companies throughout that period, including as CEO of the company’s subsidiaries in North and South America.
In 2018, Mr. Moor took on the role of the group’s CEO and Chairman.
Bernd Sexauer started his professional career with DBAG in Leipzig in 1992 focusing on the privatization of East German companies after unification. In 1996 Mr Sexauer joined a newly formed group at DBAG focusing on Buy and Build Concepts in Frankfurt. He was promoted to “Director” in 1998. Between 1998 and 2000 Mr Sexauer had responsibility for all investments in the ‘booming’ new economy industries. Following the stock market crash in 2001 and the subsequent economic crisis, Mr Sexauer focused intensively on DBAG’s portfolio companies, which were in substantial need for financial restructuring. In 2003 Mr Sexauer was promoted to “Head of Foreign Investments”.
In 2006 Mr Sexauer left DBAG to become one of two Managing Directors of DZ Equity Partners (DZEP), a private equity subsidiary of DZ Bank. In 2008 Mr Sexauer set up his own private equity company (Prolimity Capital Partners) together with three other Managing Partners, focusing on buy-out transactions in restructuring situations. From 2010 to 2011 Mr Sexauer worked as a CEO of the stock listed Heliad Equity Partners.
In 2012 Mr Sexauer re-joined DBAG as a Managing Director and is responsible for the realization of expansion capital investments.
Mr Sexauer has more than 20 years of private equity experience. He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Frankfurt followed by a one year apprenticeship in investment banking at Deutsche Bank AG.
Pascal Savioz is a member of mageba Group’s Board of Directors. He holds a master’s degree in civil engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in Zurich, Switzerland. He spent time in several African countries for his master’s studies, and worked on numerous projects for Swiss high-tech companies during his PhD studies.
In 2002, Dr. Savioz joined Schmidlin Façade Technology, a leading curtain wall company, as Deputy Head of Technology, and, in 2005, relocated to Shanghai, China, to build up the company’s Asia Supply Chain, including a local design team.
In 2006, he was offered the opportunity to set up and manage mageba’s first overseas subsidiary in China. As CEO of mageba (Shanghai) since 2006, he has established a world-class factory, a design and engineering team, an R&D and testing laboratory, and a sales team to serve the East Asian, Southeast Asian and Australian markets. As mageba Group’s Head of Asia Pacific, he is also responsible for the company’s subsidiaries in South Korea and Australia.
In 2018, Dr. Savioz joined the Group’s Board of Directors and those of several of its subsidiaries.