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Sascha Becker

Member of the Corporate Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer

Sascha Becker Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Grünenthal Group

Sascha Becker, Chief Financial Officer

I believe that honesty and courage are the starting point of any action. Particularly in Finance we have to create transparency which is important in making decisions. Grünenthal has the right size and structure that enables each individual to make a difference that finally enable patients to live better lives.

Sascha Becker

Chief Financial Officer

It was back to his roots for Sascha Becker in 2015: his career brought him back to where it once took off 20 years ago – his hometown of Aachen. He joined the Grünenthal Group as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Corporate Executive Board heading up finance and IT. Taking a holistic and strategic approach to the business, he brings over 15 years financial experience and expertise and is proactively involved in business and strategy development. Sacha and his Global Finance team are passionate about real business partnering and are fundamental in driving Grünenthal towards a sustainable future. As CFO, he is focused on driving results and adding value and encourages a solution-oriented approach and on-going dialogue with other business departments.

Sascha Becker at a glance


Nationality: German

Year of birth: 1970

Education: Bachelor’s degree in applied science, University of Applied Sciences, Aachen; Master of Business Administration, Ashridge Business School, UK

Family status: Married, one daughter

Leisure time: Family, endurance training, leisure time with friends


Career highlights

Since 2015: Member of the Corporate Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer, Grünenthal Group

2014-2015: CFO, Member of the Pharma Executive Board, Merck Sorono

2003-2013: various positions in the area of finance, Merck KGaA

1996-2002: various positions in Corporate Finance, Deutsche Bank