Named as head of the operational branch of CIC Capital Switzerland in 2016, Fabienne Mazieres began her career with the Société Générale Group before serving for over 25 years at CM-CIC Investissement, first as a project manager in mergers and acquisitions and then as Investment Manager. The positions that she has successively held at CM-CIC as well as her German language training complemented by an MBA from NEOMA Business School have enabled her to acquire the expertise necessary to now develop the scope of the private equity activities of CM-CIC Investissement in Switzerland.
Samuel Babey joined CIC Capital in January 2017, and is primarily focused on Western Switzerland. He has a dual advisory and industry work experience of more than 15 years. Prior to joining us, Samuel was corporate finance director at PwC. He also worked in M&A for Morgan Stanley in London and for several Geneva-based multinational companies. Samuel holds a business management degree from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales, University of Lausanne, and is a CFA charterholder.
Thomas Bitzi joined the team in April 2017 and is responsible for CIC Capital’s investments in the German speaking part of Switzerland and Austria. Before that he spent 15 years with Credit Suisse in various Corporate Finance related roles (mid-market M&A, Investment Banking, Credit Analysis, Private Equity/Venture Capital) and worked both in Zurich and London. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG ) and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation (CFA).