Member of the Corporate Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer
Member of the Corporate Executive Board,
Chief Financial Officer
In March 2015, Sascha Becker joined the Grünenthal Group as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Corporate Executive Board. In his position, he takes responsibility for the areas Finance and IT.
Previously, Sascha Becker worked for Merck KGaA for more than twelve years, holding various positions in the area of finance. When he joined the company in 2003, he built the capital markets unit in order to broaden the financial sources for the Group. From 2006 to 2009 he led Investor Relations before moving to the UK as Chief Financial Officer. In addition to the core finance functions, he oversaw Business Development, Market Insight, IT, Procurement, and Legal & Compliance.
From 2012, Sascha Becker was responsible for the global biopharmaceutical division Merck Serono as Chief Financial Officer. As a member of the Pharma Executive Committee, he was heavily involved in the implementation of the efficiency program and strategy definition of the division.
Prior to joining Merck, Sascha had worked at the Deutsche Bank AG in corporate banking and as a debt capital market specialist. Sascha was awarded a bachelor’s degree in applied science from the University of Applied Sciences in Aachen and a Master of Business Administration from Ashridge Business School, UK. Sascha Becker was born in 1970 in Aachen/Germany.