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Friederike Helfer

  • Partner, Cevian Capital Limited, Switzerland

(as of September 30, 2020)

Personal Data

Year of birth: 1976

Place of birth: Bregenz

Nationality: Austrian


  • Dipl.-Ing. in Urban Planning, Vienna University of Technology

  • Master of Science in Real Estate Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


  • 1998 to 2003 Project Manager, Stadtland Vienna and Hohenems, Austria

  • 2004 to 2008 Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company Inc., Switzerland

  • Since 2008 Partner, Cevian Capital Limited, Switzerland (Europe's biggest dedicated activist investor)
    - Head of the Swiss branch of Cevian Capital Limited
    - Senior member of Cevian's pan-European investment team
    - Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA-Charterholder)
    - Indentification of opportunities for operational and strategic improvements in investments as well as potential new investments

Membership of statutory Supervisory Boards in Germany

  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2020, appointed until 2023) *)

Membership of comparable German and non-German control bodiesof business enterprises:

  • Board of Directors, Vesuvius plc., Großbritannien *)

*) listed company