Board of Directors

Meet the people setting the strategic direction of SimCorp

Members of SimCorp’s Board of Directors are elected for one year at a time (employee-elected members for three years).

Board of Directors


SimCorp's Board of Directors

Peter Schütze

Personal and educational background
Born 1948, Danish citizen, MSc (Econ.) from University of Copenhagen.

Career
Former CEO of Nordea Bank Danmark A/S and member of Group Executive Management in Nordea AB.

Directorships
Chairman of SimCorp A/S' Board of Directors since 2019 and Vice-chairman of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2012. Member of SimCorp A/S’ Nomination and Remuneration Committee since 2017. Chairman of the Board of Directors of DSB SOV, Falck A/S, Nordea-fonden and Nordea Bank-fonden. Member of the Board of Directors of Lundbeckfonden and Lundbeckfond Invest A/S. Member of the Industrial Board of Axcel, Axcel Future, The Systemic Risk Council, Bestyrelsesforeningen and Gösta Enboms Fond. Chairman of the investment committee of Danish SDG Investment Fund and Dronning Margrethe den II’s Arkæologiske Fond.

Relevant competences and experiences
More than 30 years of management experience from an international financial company as well as several board positions both as chairman and member. Involvement in IT development and trading operations in financial institutions.

Business address
Skovshovedvej 27B, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark.


Morten Hubbe

Morten Hübbe

Personal background and education
Born 1972, Danish citizen, BSc in International Business Administration and Modern Languages, MSc in Finance and Accounting and management programme at Wharton.

Career
Group CEO of Tryg since 2011. From 2002-2011 Group CFO of Tryg.

Directorships
Vice Chairman of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2019 and member of SimCorp A/S' Board of Directors since 2018. Board member of TJM Forsikring and KBC. Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee since 2019.

Relevant competences and experience
Chief executive management experience from a listed company and solid know-how of working with key market players like investors and regulators.

Business address
Tryg, Klausdalsbrovej 601, 2750 Ballerup, Denmark.


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Hervé Couturier

Personal and educational background
Born 1958, French citizen, MSc (Industrial Engineering) from École Centrale de Paris.

Career
Managing Partner in Kerney Partners. From 2012-2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in Amadeus S.A.S. Previously Executive Vice President in SAP, S1 Corporation and IBM.

Directorships
Member of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2008 and member of SimCorp A/S’ Nomination and Remuneration Committee since 2017. Board member of Sabre, Infovista, Sportradar and Odigo (Capgemi-ni).

Relevant competences and experiences
International experience in software development for the financial sector as well as general management skills.

Business address
54, Rue Franklin, F-78100 Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France.


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Simon Jeffreys

Personal background and education
Born 1952, British citizen, B.Com (Hons) from University of Cape Town, CA(SA), FCA, CPA.

Career
Former PwC Global Investment Management Leader and senior audit partner, and Chief Operating Officer of the Wellcome Trust.

Directorships
Member of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2011. Chairman of SimCorp A/S’ Audit Committee since 2013. Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of the Boards of Directors of St James’s Place plc and Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc. Chairman of Aon UK Ltd. and Henderson International Income Trust plc. Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Crown Prosecution Service.

Relevant competences and experience
Group executive experience in a multinational corporation, including responsibility for strategy development and implementation, information technology and finance. Furthermore, involved in the development and governance of companies with IT and consultancy activities.

Business address
Aon UK Ltd. Aon Centre, 122 Leadenhall St., London EC3V 4AN, United Kingdom.


Adam Warby SimCorp's Board of Directors

Adam Warby

Personal background and education
Born 1960, British citizen, BS (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London.

Career
CEO Emeritus

Directorships
Member of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2017. Chairman of the Board of Junior Achievement Europe. Board member of Heidrick & Struggles.

Relevant competences and experience
30+ years of international experience in Enterprise Sales, Consulting and Global Services from a career spanning IBM, Microsoft and Avanade.

Business address
Avanade Inc, 60 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4N 4TR, United Kingdom.


Joan A Binstock

Joan A. Binstock

Personal background and education
Born 1954, U.S. citizen, MBA, 1978, NYU Stern School of Business (Concentration in Financial Accounting) BA, 1975, State University of New York at Binghamton (Liberal Arts, Mathematics), licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Career
Formerly CFO and COO at Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC. (1999-2018). Prior to joining Lord Abbett, Joan worked inter alia for Goldman Sachs within the Capital Markets Group and for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC as a manager, Financial Services Audit Practice.

Directorships
Member of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors and SimCorp A/S’ Audit Committee since 2018. Member of the Board of Directors of Foreside Financial Group and Center Square Asset Management.

Relevant competences and experience
Joan Binstock has more than 30 years of experience from the financial services industry. Joan will be able to draw on an extensive experience with operations, including software selection and implementation.

Business address
1105 Park Avenue #9B, New York, New York 10128.


Employee-elected representatives


SimCorp's Board of DirectorsElse Braathen

Personal and educational background
Born 1967, Danish citizen, Master of Science (Math and Economics) from Aarhus University.

Career
Employed in SimCorp since 2006. Before joining SimCorp she worked in the financial sector for 13 years. In SimCorp she has been working in Strategic Research/Product Management throughout the employment – the last years as the Domain Manager for Risk Management.

Directorships
Employee-elected member of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2016.

Relevant competences and experiences
13 years in risk management in leading financial institutions. 9 years in Product management shaping the risk solutions of SimCorp Dimension.

Business address
SimCorp A/S, Weidekampsgade 16, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark.


SimCorp's Board of DirectorsVera Bergforth

Personal and educational background
Born 1966, German citizen, Graduate Business Economist from Bankakademie Frankfurt.

Career
Employed in SimCorp since 2006. Mostly worked in Market Support, Pre-Sales but also in Consultancy Services. Assignments in NA and CH, local CE Domain Team Leader Settlement Domain, current position as Pre-Sales Principal, SimCorp CE.

Directorships
Employee-elected member of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2016.

Relevant competences and experiences
28 years’ experience from the financial industry: Private Asset Management, Custodian, Investment Company, Fund-Administration. Areas of expertise: Settlement, Back-Office Operations, Fund-Administration, Business Analysis.

Business address
SimCorp GmbH, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße 1, 61352 Bad Homburg, Germany.


Hugues ChabanisHugues Chabanis

Personal and educational background
Born 1981, French citizen, MS (Business Intelligence) from EISTI.

Career
Employed in SimCorp since 2015, Hugues is our Product Portfolio Manager leading the Alternative Investments strategy. Initially based of our New-York office, he is now located in Paris.

Directorships
Employee-elected member of SimCorp A/S’ Board of Directors since 2019.

Relevant competences and experiences
Hugues has worked in the Alternative Investments Software industry for the past 15 years and evolved in different job positions including consulting, sales, presales and product management across Europe, North America and Africa.

Business address
SimCorp France S.A.S., 23 rue de Vienne, 3rd floor, 75008 Paris, France