04 April 2023 / Company news

Scope Group expands Executive Board, appoints new CFO and COO

Scope Group has expanded its Executive Board from three to four members. Alexander Bergé joins as new CFO while Matthias Böhm has stepped up from Scope Ratings GmbH to become new COO.

“The expansion of the Executive Board reflects the growth of the Scope Group and enhances the robustness of our governance, corporate decision making and compliance,” says Florian Schoeller, CEO and founder of Scope Group. “The new line-up of the Executive Board prepares us well for the path of profitable growth ahead of us.”  

Alexander Bergé has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Scope Group Executive Board from 1 April. He succeeds Christopher Hoffmann as CFO who has left Scope after almost five years at the company.

With more than 25 years in the financial services industry, Alexander Bergé, a native of the Netherlands, is an experienced executive and entrepreneur who brings essential skills to Scope’s Executive Team. He acquired these in multiple senior management roles at American Express, Barclays Bank, Berenberg, Deutsche Bank, GE Capital and in his last roles at State Street.   

Matthias Böhm has taken up the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Scope Group. He was previously Managing Director of Scope Ratings, responsible for internal controls and the middle office for the credit rating agency. Before joining Scope in December 2021, Matthias Böhm had different roles in senior management at Rabobank, Dresdner Bank and Deutsche Bank. He is a certified compliance officer.

The appointments of Alexander Bergé and Matthias Böhm complete the line-up of the Scope Group Executive Board whose other members are Guillaume Jolivet, Chief Analytical Officer (CAO) and Florian Schoeller, Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Background: Scope SE & Co. KGaA is the parent company of Scope Ratings GmbH, the leading European credit rating agency, Scope ESG Analysis GmbH, a leading provider of ESG analysis, and Scope Fund Analysis GmbH, a leading European provider of research and ratings on investment funds and asset managers. More on:

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