Group Management

Markus Bernhard (CEO Group)

Markus Bernhard (1964, Swiss) has led mobilezone Group as its CEO since 2014. From 2007 to 2013 he was mobilezone Group’s CFO. Following his graduation from the University of St. Gallen (HSG St. Gallen) with a degree in economics, Markus Bernhard received his diploma as certified public accountant. From 1991 to 1997 he worked as auditor at Revisuisse Price Waterhouse AG in Zurich. He was CFO of Cope Inc. in Rotkreuz until 2000 and subsequently was CFO of Mount10 Holding AG, also in Rotkreuz. Markus Bernhard is a member of the Board of Directors of Bloxolid AG in Rotkreuz and of two other unlisted companies.

Andreas Fecker (CFO Group)

Andreas Fecker (1972, Swiss) joined mobilezone Group’s management as CFO in 2014. From 2007 to 2013 he was Head of Finance & Controlling of mobilezone Group. From 2000 to 2005, he had been Financial Controller at Mount10 Holding AG. Afterwards, he was a controller at Zeppelin International AG and Franke Management AG. After a Swiss Federal Diploma in Finance and Accounting, he obtained a Master’s degree in Advanced Studies in Controlling from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences in 2013.

Roger Wassmer (CEO Switzerland)

Roger Wassmer (1973, Swiss) has been CEO Switzerland since the beginning of January 2020 and manages the business of the Swiss companies of mobilezone. Previously, he served as COO Switzerland and Austria and led mobiletouch Switzerland as Managing Director from 2014 and mobiletouch Austria from 2015. He worked at Publimedia and EurotaxGlass as Sales and Marketing Manager as well as CEO at OmniMedia AG and Managing Director of Car4you. From 2012 to 2014, Roger Wassmer was Country Manager at zanox Schweiz AG. After further training as a federally certified marketing manager, he obtained an Executive MBA FH. 

Wilke Stroman (CEO Germany)

Wilke Stroman (1980, German) has been in charge of online activities in Germany since June 2019. He founded the online portal sparhandy.de in 2000 as a sideline to his apprenticeship as a banker in the East Frisian North. After successfully completing his training, he first worked in the banking sector in London before moving his company to Cologne in 2005. There he developed the former start-up into the leading German telecommunications company. Wilke Stroman heads the business of mobilezone Germany since 1 January 2020. He is also Co-CEO of powwow.

Akin Erdem (Chief Procurement Officer)

Akin Erdem (1974, German) is responsible for the areas of Purchase and Wholesale across the Group as of 2017. After completing his studies in 1994, he qualified with a Bachelors in Business Administration. In 1998, he founded his own company in the telecommunications sector, which he expanded into a leading wholesaler in Germany. In 2010, he switched to become CEO and 50 percent co-partner in einsAmobile GmbH, which has been 100 percent owned by the mobilezone Group since 2015.

Jens Barth (CDO Group)

Jens Barth (1972, German) joined Sparhandy in 2015. From 2016, he was managing director of the powwow predecessor company “SH Telekommunikation Deutschland GmbH.” He has been managing director and co-CEO of powwow since the beginning of 2020. In his role as CDO, he will press ahead with the Group’s digital strategy. Jens Barth worked at different telecommunications companies before starting with mobilezone/powwow, including Carphone Warehouse, Telefonica and Vodafone.