Corporate structure


EDAG Engineering Group AG is a public limited company (Aktiengesellschaft) under Swiss law. Into this company, EDAG Engineering Schweiz Sub-Holding AG will be integrated, which indirectly owns all shares of EDAG Engineering GmbH via EDAG Engineering Holding GmbH. EDAG Engineering GmbH, in turn, also owns subsidiaries.

EDAG is led by a Board of Directors, which appoints the executive management team implementing its operational business strategy.

*All shares of EDAG Engineering Schweiz Sub-Holding AG will be integrated by way of contribution into EDAG Engineering Group AG concurrently with the determination of the offer price in the context of the IPO.

Board of Directors


Georg Denoke, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Since 2018Chairman of the Board of Directors of EDAG Engineering Group AG, Arbon, Switzerland
Since 2018ATON GmbH, CEO, Munich
2004 – 2017LINDE AG, Munich
2006 – 2016Member of the Executive Board, CFO and labour director
2004 – 2006Member of the Divisional Board Gas & Engineering
2001 – 2004APOLLIS AG, Munich, CEO
1993 – 2001MANNESMANN AG, Duesseldorf / Vodafone Group Plc., Newbury/UK
from 2000Member of the European Board Vodafone Group Plc., Managing Director and Head of the Business Unit TeleCommerce & IT
from 1999Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, Mannesmann AG
from 1997Head of Group Controlling, Mannesmann AG
1986 - 1992MANNESMANN KIENZLE GmbH / Studies
DegreeUniversity Konstanz, Information Science (Diploma)
Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Business Administration (Diploma)

Memberships in supervisory boards whose establishment is required by law or in comparable domestic or foreign controlling bodies of business enterprises:

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee SGL Carbon SE, Wiesbaden

Dr Philippe Weber, Member of the Board of Directors

Since 2015 Member of the Board of Directors of EDAG Engineering Group AG
Since 2015 Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Niederer Kraft & Frey AG
2009 – 2015 Member of the Executive Committee of Niederer Kraft & Frey AG
2002 – 2009 Partner at Niederer Kraft & Frey
1994 – 2001 Law firm Niederer Kraft & Frey
1992 – 1994 Legal assistant on the committee for foreign policy of Swiss National Council and Upper Chamber (Parliament)
Degree PhD in law from the University of Zurich and an LL.M. from the European University Institute (EUI) in Fiesole, Italy

Sylvia Schorr, Member of the Board of Directors

Since 2015 Member of the Board of Directors of EDAG Engineering Group AG
Since 2015 Head of Group Accounting, Tax & Controlling at ATON GmbH
2013 – 2015 Consultant Group Accounting at ATON GmbH
2011 – 2013 Manager International Controls Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA
2010 – 2011 Consultant Consolidated Accounts PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co. KG
2005 – 2010 Auditor at the accountancy firm Ernst & Young GmbH
Degree Business administration from Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences

Dr Michael Hammes, Member of the Board of Directors

Since 2015 Member of the Board of Directors of EDAG Engineering Group AG
Since 2006 Founder and Managing Director of Senco Management Consultants GmbH
1996 – 2006 Founder and Managing Partner of CONSART Management Consultants GmbH
1991 – 1996 Partner at McKinsey & Company
1984 – 1996 Management consultant at McKinsey & Company
1982 – 1984 Trainee and credit analyst at Landesbank Rheinland-Pfalz
Degree Universities of Mainz and Frankfurt as well as PhD in economic policy from University of Mainz

Management Team


Cosimo De Carlo

Chief Executive Officer

Since 04/2018 EDAG Engineering Group AG - Chief Executive Officer
2015-2018 Altran Technologies SA, Group Vice President Automotive
2016-2017 Altran Deutschland S.A.S. & Co. KG, Benteler Engineering Services GmbH, Altran Concept Tech GmbH, Altran Technologies Czech Republic s.r.o., SWELL s.r.o. - Chief Executive Officer
2013-2015 Altran Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, IndustrieHansa Consulting & Engineering GmbH - Chief Executive Officer
2012-2013 Altran Technologies SA, Executive Director Automotive Infrastructure and Transportation
2009-2012 Altran GmbH & Co. KG, Industry Director Automotive
2005-2008 Berata GmbH – Company Officer and Business Unit Manager
2001-2005 RSI Sistemi S.p.A. – Senior Consultant
1998-2000 Daimler AG – Research & Development
Degree Master of Computer Science Engineering, Master of Business Engineering

Jürgen Vogt

Chief Financial Officer

09/2017 – 04/2018 EDAG Engineering Group AG, Chief Executive Officer
Since 2014 EDAG Engineering AG resp. EDAG Engineering Group AG , Chief Financial Officer
2000 – 2014 Rücker AG, Chief Financial Officer
1995 – 1999 SAI Automotive AG, Member of the Management Board
1991 – 1995 Lignotec GmbH, Chief Executive Officer
1981 – 1991 Société Générale SA (Frankfurt and New York)
1979 – 1981 AEG Telefunken AG
Degree Business Administration from Goethe University Frankfurt

Holger Merz

Chief Operating Officer

since 01/2019  EDAG Engineering Group AG / EDAG Engineering GmbH, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer (COO)
01/2015 – 12/2018 EDAG Engineering Group AG / EDAG Engineering GmbH, Director (authorized representative) Group Accounting & Tax
05/2004 – 12/2014  EDAG Engineering + Design AG / EDAG GmbH & Co. KG, Head of Department Group Accounting & Tax
08/2001 – 04/2004 EDAG Engineering + Design AG, Team Leader Investments & Financial Statements
02/2000 – 07/2001 EDAG Engineering + Design AG, Investment Controller
Degrees MBA, University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management, Frankfurt am Main
Postgraduate degree in Social Skills, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences Fulda