KPMG Switzerland is pleased to announce eight new partner promotions within the firm. Each one a thought leader, acting with integrity, agility and an innovative mindset in a culture that embraces collaboration and communication. It’s how we work toward better decisions and results – to help you achieve your business goals. Together for better.

Christoph Altermatt, Tax Corporate

Christoph specializes in cross-border M&A transactions for private equity and strategic clients. His experience includes leveraged buy-out transactions, IPOs and public-to-private transactions as well as large joint venture and restructuring deals. His wide sector know-how spans software, private equity, healthcare, logistics and infrastructure.

Christophe Bellino, Accounting and Payroll Services Western Switzerland

Christophe leads KPMG’s Accounting and Payroll Services in Western Switzerland and Ticino. With around two decades of experience serving both national and global clients in finance and payroll, he helps international companies’ senior management develop solutions to their most complex issues.

Gerhard Foth, Global Transfer Pricing Services

Gerhard has led KPMG’s Transfer Pricing practice since 2019. With expertise in sustainable TP systems, operational implementation, documentation compliance, dispute resolution and APA/MAP procedures, Gerhard focuses on the needs of SMEs. He has a special sector interest in diversified industrials, automotive, retail as well as financial services.

Daniel Merz, Financial Services

Daniel has over 20 years of experience in financial services, which included an assignment at FINMA. With in-depth knowledge across audit, risk, regulatory and compliance, he serves large audit and non-audit clients with global operations. As COO of Financial Services, Daniel is instrumental in executing the Financial Services strategy at KPMG.

Simon Niklaus, Audit

Drawing on his extensive accounting and finance experience, Simon serves a client portfolio that reflects the diversity of Switzerland’s regional business landscape. His expertise in audit is complemented by know-how in mergers, IPOs and related due diligence tasks.

Martin Thomas, Finance and Treasury Management

Martin leads the Finance, Treasury and Commodity Trading team based in Zurich and Geneva. As a specialist in audit treasury, commodity trading processes and financial instrument accounting, Martin supports KPMG clients and our own audit practice with complex questions in these areas.

Regula Tobler, Audit

Regula has extensive experience auditing multinationals in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP. With expertise in corporate restructuring, capital market transactions and internal processes, she serves listed and international companies operating in a broad range of industries. 

Stefan Wälti, Assurance Technology

Stefan is Head of Assurance Technology. He applies his vast experience in IT systems audit, process optimization and consulting to support multinational companies with complex transformational projects. His focus includes security environment, business processes, internal controls and IT assurance.

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