Fran¨ois Pogodalla is a senior
executive with over 22 years of international professional experience. He speaks
fluent English, French and Italian and has lived or worked in France,
Switzerland, Italy, Germany and the UK.
He has held a variety of senior
management roles in companies of various sizes, which include:
Head of M&A and strategic planning at STMicroelectronics,
a multi-billion dollar revenue group, one of the world leaders in
Head of Corporate Development, Investor Relations,
Strategy and Legal at ADB Group, a Zurich-listed SME active in Digital TV
General Manager of ADB GroupÕs publicly listed holding
CEO of ADB GroupÕs operating company, a Digital TV and
Broadband company that he grew from $290Mn to $390Mn
Founder at madeinpiigs.eu, an internet-native clothing
Turn-around CFO at Savelli Geneve, an Italo-Swiss
He has led around 15 M&A/equity
transactions in Europe, US, China for over $1Bn.
Fran¨ois has operated in various
industry segments, that include semiconductors, digital TV, telecoms,
He benefits from a solid network of
professionals in venture capital, private equity, investment banking and
His particular interest lies in the
digital technology impact on corporations, and their strategic
transformation towards higher value creation.
A strategic thinker combined with
hands-on execution leader, he believes in getting involved implementing the
advice he delivers, because success requires involvement.