Chief Financial Officer, Royal DSM and Co-Chair of the A4S CFO Leadership Network Europe
Member of the DSM’s Managing Board as of 1 August 2014 and Chief Financial Officer as of 1 December 2014, succeeding Rolf-Dieter Schwalb.
Prior to her appointment, Geraldine Matchett was the Global Chief Financial Officer and member of the Operations Council of the SGS Group, a publicly quoted company on the SIX Swiss stock exchange and the world leading company in inspection, verification, testing and certification with 80,000 employees and annual revenues of approximately CHF 6 billion.
Geraldine has three nationalities (Swiss, British and French) and has previously worked in London for KPMG and in Switzerland for Deloitte as financial auditor and audit manager, handling clients in the food, pharma and chemical sectors. She has extensive experience interacting with all relevant stakeholders, has been actively involved in corporate development activities and has managed many areas of the finance function across the world. She was recently voted CFO of the year in Switzerland for large companies.