Our Team

May we introduce ourselves? We are members of the successful Pragmatica team. Our combination of young talent and experienced senior staff creates an energising dynamic that enables us to continually progress. Click on the photos and get to know us.

Gerfried Mülleitner

Gerfried Mülleitner (CEO/VRP)

Motto
It's not because of it's difficulty we don't venture, but because we don't adventure it seams difficult.

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica offered the possibility to bring me in with my interests and experience and realizing together with a team of high professional consultants our vision of a leading Swiss consultancy. I see it as my most beautiful duty to develop and enable more talents in our firm as it was granted to me to grow from being a consultant to executive manager of Pragmatica. With pride we look at the multitude of project experiences and careers of our consultants.

Professional experience
20 years transformation and project management
20 years banking and finance industry
15 years management consulting

Main focus
Change and transformation management
Process excellence and industrialization
Strategies to optimize IT suppliers
Esther Disch

Esther Disch

Motto

In the best case one never stopped learning.

Why Pragmatica
The versatile consulting assignments with well-known large companies from the financial industry combined with the employment at Pracmatica as a medium sized SME exudes a special charm. It is precisely this combination that enables me to use my skills in a challenging environment to contribute to our customers success and to expand my professional experience. At the same time, I can bring my ideas into Pragmatica and thus participate in the further development of our services.

Professional experience 
3 years software/product development
7 years management and execution of classic and hybrid projects
10 years business analysis & business engineering
20 years insurance industry

Main focus 
Agile software/product development
Agile coaching
IT and business project management
Workflow management
Digitalisation in general
Process excellence

 

André Bussmann

André Bussmann (CTO/VR)

Motto
Pragmatically to success!

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica offers interesting opportunities in a professional and cooperative environment. Entrepreneurial thinking and proactive behaviour are strongly encouraged. Thanks to the flat hierarchy and the short decision-making paths, activities can be implemented pragmatically in short time.

Professional experience
16 years project and program management
20 years financial industry
16 years business and IT projects

Main focus
Project and program management for business and IT Banking & Information Security
Melanie Ott

Melanie Ott

Motto
"You always meet twice or even three times in life ..."

Why Pragmatica
I appreciate the collegial work environment and our experienced consultants who are willing to share their  expertise with us anytime.
The staff are employed according to their strengths and have the opportunity to further develop themselves. Pragmatica is a very generous employer and places a lot of trust in its employees, who in turn are highly engaged.
There is a good balance between giving and taking.
Open communication and humor are part of our everyday life. The regular roundtables
and the Family Days are highly valued and make work more things more pleasant and familiar.

Professional experience
9 years Senior Recruitment & Headhunting Consultant
6 years Office Manager & Research Assistant
4 Years Experience Assistant Personnel Development

Main focus
Recruiting & Headhunting
Networking
Social Media
Communication
Thilo Neugebauer

Thilo Neugebauer (COO/VR)

Motto
Together we are strong.

Why Pragmatica
A part from a multitude of competent workmates, Pragmatica offers to me: a creative, cooperative and challenging atmosphere, motivating me day after day. 

Professional experience
15 years project and program management
10 years revision experience
15 years consulting in business and IT projects

Main focus
Project and program management for business and IT
Change management and coaching
Banking and regulatory topics
Claudia Haldi

Claudia Haldi
(Head Operations/HR)

Motto

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. - Aristotle 

Why Pragmatica

At Pragmatica I can successfully bring in my knowledge, ideas and propositions and execute them myself. It is especially enriching to work within such a friendly and motivated team and to work in a challenging, dynamic and exciting environment. Talent development is very important at Pragmatica and therefore it is actively supported.

Professional experience

HR specialist with Federal Diploma of Professional Education and Training, Option HR-Management and vocational trainer
14 years HR management
13 years leadership
13 years social insurances
10 years payrolling

Main focus

Employee support
Payrolling
Social insurances

Health management

Peter Amrhein

Peter Amrhein

Motto
Listening, understanding and acting goal oriented

Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica is enabling access to most current and challenging projects, providing a flexible platform for my personal development in a very cooperative environment.

Professional experience
30 years banking, credit risk management and IT-Security
10 years software development
20 years business analysis and requirements management
25 years project and program management

Main focus
Project and program management
Analysis of complex systems
Requirements engineering and design
IT-Security monitoring
Financing, risk monitoring and reporting

 

Pragma - Spirit
Erleben Sie mit uns den Pragma-Spirit!
Anita Friemelt

Anita Friemelt

Motto
Expeditious and pragmatic

Why Pragmatica
What I like about Pragmatica is that the team spirit is actively lived. The flat hierarchy with an open and collegial communication culture, a good work-life balance and constant investment in us employees make Pragmatica the ideal employer for me.

Professional experience
2 years COO Business Management Consulting
5 years Business Transformation Management
5 years Project Portfolio Management Consulting
15 years project and program management business and IT
8 years business analysis, requirements engineering and management
4 years quality assurance in IT projects and organization
13 years experience in banking and finance industry

Main focus
Business and Transformation Management Consulting in Finance
Project Portfolio & Program Management Consulting for Business and IT
Conception, set-up and lead of global strategic Program Management Offices, incl. Near- & Offshoring
Stefan Kriegsmann

Stefan Kriegsmann
(Head Recruitment & Talent Management)

Motto
There is no spoon… (Thomas A. Anderson)

Why Pragmatica
The possibility for me as a career changer to ge into project management myself within a short period of time convinced me to join Pragmatica. You can feel the support and encouragement right form the start. And my team is the cherry on top.

Professional experience
2 years client advisor banking / insurance 
5 years IT project recruiting and sales

Main focus
HR consulting
Sales
Oliver Hasler

Oliver Hasler

Motto 
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. (Albert Schweitzer)

Why Pragmatica
What connects me with Pragmatica is the mutual interest to deliver a first class client experience every day, provide pragmatic solutions and going the extra mile to lead the client project to success.

Professional experience
12 years project and program management
20 years in the financial industry

Main focus
Project and Program Management for Business & IT
Agile Transformation
Business Analysis Banking
Ecaterina Englisch

Ecaterina Englisch

Motto
Almost anything is possible if you do something for it and stay positive.
 
Why Pragmatica
Pragmatica has given me the opportunity to handle exciting projects, bring new ideas and develop my professional skills. I also appreciate the trust, collegial cooperation and flexibility towards the employees. The teams are made up of specialists with different focus area who complement each other. This enables Pragmatica to respond to customer needs and to successfully implement challenging projects.
 
Professional experience

Over 10 years of project management experience
Over 3 years of experience in Information Security (ISO/IEC 27001 certification, strategy, policy framework, risk analyses, definition of processes, GRC tools)
Over 3 years of experience in Data Protection (Data Protection Management System, E-DSG, GDPR, data protection trainings)


Main focus
Information security
Data privacy

Stefan Siegenthaler

Stefan Siegenthaler

Motto
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert Goddard
 
Why Pragmatica
With Pragmatica, especially the thought of integration impresses me.
Equally focused on banks, insurance companies and other branches with their own challenges. Pragmatica also has the necessary expertise and knowledge to be able to be positioned successfully in the market.
 
Professional experience
More than 20 years of experience in the regional and global financial services industry.
7 years Information Technology
14 years Operations

Main focus
Project- and Process Management
Change-/Transformation Management
Core Banking
Operational Risk Management
Business Analysis/Engineering
Requirements-Engineering
Solution-Engineering
Controlling
Financing Lending Products
Cash Accounting

Kemmbelly Dürst

Kemmbelly Dürst

Motto
«It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.»

Why Pragmatica
The focus and the corporate culture impressed me. Pragmatica is a nice fit to my personal and professional values. I appreciate the exchange with our experienced consultant but also the opportunities to develop myself personally and professionally. We have a very nice atmosphere in our office and a great team!

Professional experience
over 2 years Recruitment Consultant IT and Key Account

Main focus
IT (Software Development, Database specialists)

Urs Würgler

Urs Würgler

Motto

If you stop making mistakes, you won't learn anything. (Theodor Fontane)

Why Pragmatica
Here I can convert the experience I have gained over the past 20 years into customer benefits every day. A team that is as professional as it is friendly motivates me to do my best. Our self-developed methodologies ensure that we make rapid progress and can offer customers more than they expect.

Professional experience 
Over 10 years of project management experience.
Significant information security exposure in all kinds of industries and domains – PKI, service management, consulting and auditing. Experience on customer and provider side.


Main focus 
Information security / ISMS
Data protection
IT security / technical assessments
Digital signatures

 

Jasmin Hättenschwiler

Jasmin Hättenschwiler

Motto
I'm more interested in the future than in the past, because the future is where I intend to live. (Albert Einstein)

Why Pragmatica
It was important for me to find a professional challenge after my apprenticeship, where I can learn to take responsibility, grow and develop. Pragmatica offers me these opportunities very well. I also appreciate the good cooperation in a well-positioned team.

Professional experience
3 years Commercial Employee, Federal Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
1 year HR Administration & Support
1 year Event organisation

Main focus 
HR-Administration & Support
Social insurances
Health management
Event organisation
Gerardo Cristiano

Gerardo Cristiano (CFO/VR)

Motto
"The journey is the reward" (Confucius)

Why Pragmatica
A healthy ratio between familiy, recreation and work is important to us. Pragmatica proves it with our Family Days, our periodically company events. I consider our compensation model  in line with the times, performance oriented and fair. All have the same chance to gain an above-average salary. 5-6 weeks vacation per year and our very good insurance benefits make our attractive compensation model round.

Professional experience
26 years accounting and finance, revision and trust
5 years financial controlling (banking industy)

Main focus
Project management for accounting projects
Tax and regulatory topics
Accounting and finance themes
Pragma - und Sie?
.. auf der Suche nach einer neuen Herausforderung?

Headquarter

Pragmatica AG
Bahnhofstrasse 28 CH-6300 Zug
Tel: +41 41 749 10 15, Fax: +41 41 749 10 14

Location Zurich

Pragmatica AG
Badenerstrasse 585 CH-8048 Zurich
Tel: +41 43 311 20 10, Fax: +41 43 311 20 11

Location Singapore

Pragmatica Singapore Pte. Ltd.
4 Battery Road #25-01 / Bank of China Building
SGP-049908 Singapore
Login