Board of Directors

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Viviana Buchmann – President

1953, CH, since 2014
Viviana Buchmann has longstanding experience at management and board level of national and international companies in various sectors. From 2006 to 2016 she was a member of the management board of the Mobility Cooperative and became its CEO in 2008. Prior to this, her positions included Head of Marketing and Business Development with an international holiday home provider. She has advanced qualifications in organisation and strategy development and holds an MBA from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

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Patrick Marti – Member

1981, CH, since 2018
Patrick Marti is the CEO of Mobility and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Catch a Car since May 2018. Prior to that he was Managing Director at melectronics.  He has further training in general management and has an Executive MBA. 

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Thomas Wegmann – Member

1975, CH, since 2016 
Thomas Wegmann is a member of the Board of Management of Allianz Suisse and contributes his longstanding experience of the insurance sector to Catch a Car AG; even before joining Allianz Suisse he gained experience of the insurance sector as a partner with the Boston Consulting Group’s Zurich office. He studied commercial law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and has extensive expertise in the area of marketing and sales.

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Markus Abeler - Member

CH, since 2018
After graduating at the ETH in Zurich with a Master in Industrial and production sciences and a Master of Science (MSc) in Production Engineering from the Brunel University in London, he started his career at General Motors Europe. There he spent over 12 years, with various positions in Switzerland and abroad, most recently responsible for Finance & Controlling at GM Suisse and at GM Europe for the Europe-wide introduction of SAP in the areas of Finance and Purchasing. He then switched to consulting, first at PwC and then as an independent consultant. Since the beginning of 2018, he has been Head of Finance for the New Mobility division at AMAG Automobil- und Motoren AG.

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Bernhard Soltermann - Member

1965, CH, since 2016
After graduating from the University of Bern (lic.rer.pol), Bernhard Soltermann began to pursue his passion for cars and mobility in the automotive industry. Having gained initial experience with Peugeot Suisse, he then enjoyed a long career with Ford, including various stages in Switzerland and abroad, most recently as CEO of the Alpine countries. During his time with the US corporation he acquired an MBA in Boston/USA and Zurich. Since 2010 he has been Managing Director & COO of AMAG Automobil- und Motoren AG, responsible for the entire wholesale trade of the brands Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Seat and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Bernhard Soltermann is also on the management board of the AMAG Group.

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