As of January 1, 2016 Michael Otte will be joining VERAISON Capital as a new partner and member of the management team (CFO / COO). He will be replacing Bernhard Fuchs, who has decided to leave VERAISON Capital. Bernhard Fuchs will remain in the Board of the VERAISON SICAV, where as an independent member he will continue to represent the interests of investors in the VERAISON SICAV-Engagement Fund.
Until the end of May 2015, Michael Otte was the CEO of the shareholder service provider zRating AG. He brings with him extensive experience in corporate governance assessments of listed small and mid-caps and he was the principal author of zRating’s acclaimed annual corporate governance report. VERAISON Capital is very pleased to welcome Michael Otte, a proven corporate governance expert. At the same time, we thank VERAISON cofounder Bernhard Fuchs for his valuable contribution to the development of VERAISON Capital and the launch of the VERAISON SICAV-Engagement Fund. We are very pleased that he will stay on with us as a representative of our investors.