Acino, a Swiss-based pharmaceutical company, has named Walter Saladin as the group’s new chief financial officer (CFO). He replaces Robert Schmid who, for personal reasons, has decided to return to his previous position as CFO of the subsidiary Acino AG (in Miesbach, Germany).
For the past 10 years, Saladin has been CFO of Mepha. In this role he was responsible for controlling, finance and accounting, IT, human resources and legal of the group. Previously, he held various senior management positions in finance and controlling with industrial companies in Switzerland, and as a consultant and project leader with the Swiss Trust Company.
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