Matthias Weibel has gained profound experience in Corporate Finance (including worldwide M&A projects, Value Based Mgmt, Corp. Restructuring), both while working as Competence Area Manager for ABB (2000-2005) in Zurich and Lyon and, since 2005, in his current position as Group CFO for FAES Group. In addition to finance Matthias Weibel has great interest in 'big data' analytics and self-controlling manufacturing systems. Concerning these typical 'Industry 4.0' related topics his recent track record includes the group-wide implementation of a new fully integrated order processing and manufacturing system (incl. new robotic systems and SAP), the setup of a modern production site in Brno/Brünn (CZ) and FAES’ successful global expansion with a new innovative machine type. Since 2011 Matthias Weibel has been a member of the Swissmem Council (Association of the Swiss Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Industries).