Experienced, renowned consultants for all relevant business topics.
Experienced, renowned experts for all
relevant business topics.
PLEXUS can always call on its advisory board to support its operational team with advice and assistance. Exchanging knowledge and opinions, and jointly adopting new perspectives on society and the investment world – this has been part of our development since the company was founded in 2006.
The advisory board is a PLEXUS initiative for quality optimization. As required by Swiss law, our advisory board includes the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PLEXUS, Ulf Becker, whose profile you can also find below. The two other legally required members of the Board of Directors are PLEXUS founder and CEO Guenter Jaeger and his Co-CEO, Doris Di Marzio.
Member of the Advisory Board
Christof Kutscher is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bergos Berenberg Bank, Chairman of the Board at AXA Investment Managers Germany, and Chief Advisor at Samsung Life Insurance. In addition, this financial expert, who is based in different places such as Hong Kong, is a co-founder and board member of Swiss-Swedish biotech company Gnothis.
From 2004 to 2012, Christof Kutscher headed the Asia Pacific division of UBS Global Asset Management. Prior to this, he was, among others, a member of the Group Managing Board of UBS as well as being Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Member of the Executive Board of LGT Capital Management. Before that, he held various management positions at the Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC) and LGT Bank. Christof Kutscher studied economic sciences in Freiburg (Germany) and at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy).
Member of the Advisory Board
Dr. Hendrik Leber is the founder and managing partner of ACATIS Investment Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, based in Frankfurt am Main. ACATIS is one of Europe’s leading value investors. Before founding the company in 1994, Dr. Leber worked in the corporate finance division of Bankhaus Metzler in Frankfurt. Prior to this, he worked as a consultant for financial service providers at management consultancy McKinsey.
Hendrik Leber studied business administration at Saarland University, the University of St. Gallen, Syracuse University (New York) and the University of California, Berkeley. He received his doctorate (Dr. oec.) from the University of St. Gallen, where the focus of his studies was on banking management.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Member of the Management Board and Co-CIO of Frankfurt-based investment boutique, Shareholder Value Management AG.
Before joining Shareholder Value in 2017, Ulf Becker ran his own company, Early Stage Management GmbH, for six years. During this time, he focused mainly on investments in young companies, to which he also provided operational support. Prior to this, Ulf Becker was a partner at Lupus alpha from 2000, the year of the company’s foundation, until 2011; here, he was responsible for absolute return mandates. Ulf Becker began his professional career in 1997 at the management consulting firm PWC, having previously studied business administration at Justus Liebig University in Giessen. Before going to university, Ulf Becker completed a banking apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in Iserlohn from 1989 onwards.