Our Team

May we introduce ourselves? We are members of the successful Pragmatica team. Our combination of young talent and experienced senior staff creates an energising dynamic that enables us to continually progress. Click on the photos and get to know us.

Esther Disch

Esther Disch

Motto

In the best case one never stopped learning.

Why Pragmatica
The versatile consulting assignments with well-known large companies from the financial industry combined with the employment at Pracmatica as a medium sized SME exudes a special charm. It is precisely this combination that enables me to use my skills in a challenging environment to contribute to our customers success and to expand my professional experience. At the same time, I can bring my ideas into Pragmatica and thus participate in the further development of our services.

Professional experience 
20 years insurance industry
7 years business analysis and requirements engineering
5 years business engineering and process excellence
4 years IT project management


Main focus 
Digital insurance
Process excellence
Business analysis and business engineering
IT project management (classic as well as agile environment)

 

Robert Imfeld

Robert Imfeld

Motto
People are in the centre of our efforts and will remain the core drivers of our sustained success.
 
Why Pragmatica
What counts with Pragmatica is experience. Pragmatica is different. I appreciate most the great motivation in the team and the work culture based on respect and tolerance as well as the permanently changing customer environment.
 
Professional experience
20 years of banking and insurance industry, financial services, holding and finance companies
15 years of Risk Management expertise in various leadership positions (Global Head Group Internal Control Framework, Head of SOX 404, Senior Inhouse Consultant Strategic Risk Management etc.)
Regulatory Projects
15 years of Finance and Control Management (CFO, Group Controller, etc.)


Main focus
Risk Management, Internal Control Systems and Frameworks
Strategic Risk Analysis and Governance Organization
Project and Program Management in GRC, ERM, ICS, SOX 404, COSO, ISO 31000
Change Management, Restructuring of Risk and Finance Organizations

Thilo Neugebauer

Thilo Neugebauer (COO/VR)

Motto
Together we are strong.

Why Pragmatica
A part from a multitude of competent workmates, Pragmatica offers to me: a creative, cooperative and challenging atmosphere, motivating me day after day. 

Professional experience
15 years project and program management
10 years revision experience
15 years consulting in business and IT projects

Main focus
Project and program management for business and IT
Change management and coaching
Banking and regulatory topics
Claudia Haldi

Claudia Haldi

Motto

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. - Aristotle 

Why Pragmatica

At Pragmatica I can successfully bring in my knowledge, ideas and propositions and execute them myself. It is especially enriching to work within such a friendly and motivated team and to work in a challenging, dynamic and exciting environment. Talent development is very important at Pragmatica and therefore it is actively supported.

Professional experience

HR specialist with Federal Diploma of Professional Education and Training, Option HR-Management and vocational trainer
13 years HR management
12 years leadership
12 years social insurances
9 years payrolling

Main focus

Employee support
Payrolling
Social insurances

Health management

Raphael Marques

Raphael Marques

Motto
Do what you like and you will be successful.
 
Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica offers interesting opportunities as well as a professional and familiar climate. In Pragmatica, the employee is in the focus and therefore offers exceptional individual development possibilities. In addition, Pragmatica runs a competence center that provides the ability to share interesting knowledge from actual mandates between each other to bring us all to a new level.
 
Professional experience
12 years experience in IT Security
5 years experience in process management
2 years experience in security assessments

Main focus
Cyber Security
Security Incident and Event Management
Security Logging und Monitoring
Security Assessments
Data Security

Gerfried Mülleitner

Gerfried Mülleitner (CEO / VRP)

Motto
It's not because of it's difficulty we don't venture, but because we don't adventure it seams difficult.

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica offered the possibility to bring me in with my interests and experience and realizing together with a team of high professional consultants our vision of a leading Swiss consultancy. I see it as my most beautiful duty to develop and enable more talents in our firm as it was granted to me to grow from being a consultant to executive manager of Pragmatica. With pride we look at the multitude of project experiences and careers of our consultants.

Professional experience
20 years transformation and project management
20 years banking and finance industry
15 years management consulting

Main focus
Change and transformation management
Process excellence and industrialization
Strategies to optimize IT suppliers
André Bussmann

André Bussmann

Motto
Pragmatically to success!

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica offers interesting opportunities in a professional and cooperative environment. Entrepreneurial thinking and proactive behaviour are strongly encouraged. Thanks to the flat hierarchy and the short decision-making paths, activities can be implemented pragmatically in short time.

Professional experience
14 years project and program management
18 years financial industry
14 years business and IT projects

Main focus
Project and program management for business and IT Banking & Information Security
Peter Amrhein

Peter Amrhein

Motto
Listening, understanding and acting goal oriented

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica is enabling access to most current and challenging projects, providing a flexible platform for my personal development in a very cooperative environment.

Professional experience
30 years banking, credit risk management and IT-Security
10 years software development
20 years business analysis and requirements management
25 years project and program management

Main focus
Project and program management
Analysis of complex systems
Requirements engineering and design
IT-Security monitoring
Financing, risk monitoring and reporting

 

Anita Friemelt

Anita Friemelt

Motto
Expeditious and pragmatic

Why Pragmatica
What I like about Pragmatica is that the team spirit is actively lived. The flat hierarchy with an open and collegial communication culture, a good work-life balance and constant investment in us employees make Pragmatica the ideal employer for me.

Professional experience
2 years COO Business Management Consulting
5 years Business Transformation Management
5 years Project Portfolio Management Consulting
15 years project and program management business and IT
8 years business analysis, requirements engineering and management
4 years quality assurance in IT projects and organization
13 years experience in banking and finance industry

Main focus
Business and Transformation Management Consulting in Finance
Project Portfolio & Program Management Consulting for Business and IT
Conception, set-up and lead of global strategic Program Management Offices, incl. Near- & Offshoring
Géraldine Berger

Géraldine Berger

Motto
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it`s about learning how to dance in the rain.
 
Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica convinces me by its solution-oriented approaches as well as by its specialized and motivated employees. Many exciting and versatile tasks are awaiting and challenging you daily. Thanks to the collegial team and the open management style, you feel integrated immediately and you can greatly benefit from the experiences of others. At Pragmatica the development of the employees is of great value, internal and external training is offered and supported respectively.
 
Professional experience
HR specialist with Federal Diploma
Vocational trainer
4 years HR Assistant
4 years sales coordinator


Main focus
Personnel administration
Employee support
Social insurances
Health management

Oliver Hasler

Oliver Hasler

Motto 
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. (Albert Schweitzer)

Why Pragmatica
What connects me with Pragmatica is the mutual interest to deliver a first class client experience every day, provide pragmatic solutions and going the extra mile to lead the client project to success.

Professional experience
11 years project and program management
19 years in the financial industry

Main focus
Project and Program Management for Business & IT
Stakeholder Management
Change/Transformation Management
Armin Schmid

Armin Schmid

Motto
It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice.

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica offers me the opportunity to learn a new field of activity in which I can develop professional future.
The short decision paths, the strong cohesion and the young, motivated recruiting team are further reasons that inspire me. In addition, I can benefit greatly from the experience of my colleagues. Also the personal development is actively encouraged, which I really appreciate.

Professional experience
3 years Financial Consultant Insurance / Investment

Main focus
Recruiting / Consulting
Pragma - Spirit
Erleben Sie mit uns den Pragma-Spirit!
Nadja Zahnd

Nadja Zahnd

Motto
Live! Love! Laugh!

Why Pragmatica
Pragma-Spirit is in the air! It makes a lot of fun to work in this young and motivated team.
There is always a lot going on and with the diversified work it never gets boring.

Professional experience
13 years back office
7 years event organization
5 years team leader

Main focus
Contract Management
Event organization
Stefan Kriegsmann

Stefan Kriegsmann

Motto
There is no spoon… (Thomas A. Anderson)

Why Pragmatica
The possibility for me as a career changer to ge into project management myself within a short period of time convinced me to join Pragmatica. You can feel the support and encouragement right form the start. And my team is the cherry on top.

Professional experience
2 years client advisor banking / insurance 
5 years IT project recruiting and sales

Main focus
HR consulting
Sales
Didem Ochsner

Didem Ochsner

Motto
If you want to go fast, go alone
If you want to go far, go together (African proverb)

Why Pragmatica
With Pragmatica I can go fast since I have the room and opportunity to improve our customers, myself and Pragmatica. And I can go far with a powerful team of experts by supporting our customers to overcome their challenges. This gives me the reason to wake up every morning and share my experience with the Pragmatica team and our customers..

Professional experience
10 years in Information Security & Risk Management, IT Compliance, IT GRC
10 years in Audits and Assessments
20 years Process Excellence in IT & Service Management
20 years in Project Management and IT Governance

Main focus 
Information Security & Data Privacy (ISF, NIST, ISO/IEC 27001)
ISO/IEC 27001 Certification – Implementation - Audit (Lead Auditor ISO/IEC 27001)
Information & Technology Risk Management (CRISC)
IT Governance & Process Excellence COBIT, ITIL
IT Compliance Management
IT Service Management ITIL / SIAM
Audit / Maturity Assessments / Review
Anja Brunner

Anja Brunner

Motto

Never ever give up!

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica is like a family combined with challenging tasks and first-class colleagues. I'm thrilled to be part of the family and happy to be able to make a difference every day.

Professional experience 
8 years of process management according to six sigma
7 years of IT & Business project management
8 years financial industry
2 years pharma
and chem industry

Main focus 
Project managment
Project managment office
Project managment in process optimazation

 

Stefan Siegenthaler

Stefan Siegenthaler

Motto
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert Goddard
 
Why Pragmatica
With Pragmatica, especially the thought of integration impresses me.
Equally focused on banks, insurance companies and other branches with their own challenges. Pragmatica also has the necessary expertise and knowledge to be able to be positioned successfully in the market.
 
Professional experience
More than 20 years of experience in the regional and global financial services industry.
7 years Information Technology
14 years Operations

Main focus
Project- and Process Management
Change-/Transformation Management
Core Banking
Operational Risk Management
Business Analysis/Engineering
Requirements-Engineering
Solution-Engineering
Controlling
Financing Lending Products
Cash Accounting

Sandro Eggimann

Sandro Eggimann

Motto
A day without laughter is a day wasted. - Charlie Chaplin
 
Why Pragmatica
The cordiality and the possibility at Pragmatica to unfold and develop his abilities have fascinated me immediately. I have the opportunity to learn from the great experience of my colleagues and to contribute from the beginning with my experience. In my team, we promote and live an open feedback culture and support each other, which is a key success factor for me.
 
Professional experience
2 years Recruiting Banking & Finance
3 years Assistant Financial Consultant Banking/Insurance

Main focus
Recruiting/Consulting
Sales

Lukas Schlauri

Lukas Schlauri

Motto

“You have to try the impossible to achieve the possible.” Hermann Hesse

Why Pragmatica
Because here the focus is on both the customer and the employee.
In order to realize a project and generate added value, we work together with commitment, professionalism and passion.

Professional experience
>15 years business- und IT project management

>15 years industry experience in banking
>10 years transformation management
>10 years consulting
> 3 years test management


Main focus
Project & Program Management in the classic and agile environment; national and international
Change & Transformation Management
IT Service & Governance Management (COBIT & ITIL)
Test Management

Gerardo Cristiano

Gerardo Cristiano (CFO/VR)

Motto
"The journey is the reward" (Confucius)

Why Pragmatica
A healthy ratio between familiy, recreation and work is important to us. Pragmatica proves it with our Family Days, our periodically company events. I consider our compensation model  in line with the times, performance oriented and fair. All have the same chance to gain an above-average salary. 5-6 weeks vacation per year and our very good insurance benefits make our attractive compensation model round.

Professional experience
26 years accounting and finance, revision and trust
5 years financial controlling (banking industy)

Main focus
Project management for accounting projects
Tax and regulatory topics
Accounting and finance themes
Samuel Schaub

Samuel Schaub

Motto
Calm is the source of strength

Why Pragmatica
At Pragmatica, we are constantly refining our services and developing the team members to meet the changing needs of our clients. That's why Pragmatica offers a great degree of stability in a constantly changing market environment.

Professional experience
15 years test management
15 years IT projects

Main focus
Test management IT and Business
Business analysis
Banking securities settlement, SWIFT, online banking, Regulatory Projects
 
Pragma - und Sie?
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Headquarters

Pragmatica AG
Bahnhofstrasse 28 CH-6300 Zug
Tel: +41 41 749 10 15, Fax: +41 41 749 10 14

Location Zurich

Pragmatica AG
Badenerstrasse 585 CH-8048 Zurich
Tel: +41 43 311 20 10, Fax: +41 43 311 20 11

Location Poland

Pragmatica Poland sp. z o.o.
ul. Podole 60 – 30-394 Kraków
Tel: +48 12 3402 103, Fax: +48 12 3402 102



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