Only a shared focus of all those involved in reaching a joint objective will bring the desired success. Every single individual must utilise and implement their abilities fully for the sake of the whole; then, everyone benefits more than they would from the sum of all the individual abilities. We appreciate your trust!
Willy Graf, lic. iur. HSG
The founder of VVK AG was the founding lecturer for financial planning for many years at what is now the Institute for Financial Planning IfFP. He developed the business model, provision planning, and asset management for the members of large partner associations at favourable and transparent prices. He has been advising families and individuals at their homes with neutral and independent recommendations for provision, investment, and tax optimisation – for the past 15 years. A wealth of experience has been accumulated from around ten thousand visits, which he shares with participants of the successful VVK AG workshops. His hobbies are engaging in the Schlaraffia society, skiing, and touring on his motorcycle.
Oxana Bärtsch, Dr. oec. HSG
Ms Dr Bärtsch already gathered her first experiences in the VVK Group in 2002 as part of her exchange programme at the University of St. Gallen as a provision planner to finance her studies, which she completed with distinctions. After completing her PhD – also at the University of St. Gallen – on the subject of “The Consumption Capital Asset Pricing Model: an empirical research for the Swiss capital market under consideration of seasonal effects”, she decided to stay with our group. The mother of three works today as a postdoctoral financial analyst. As a member of the general management, she is responsible for product analysis and portfolio management. If she’s not spending time with her family, she enjoys skiing and jewellery design.
Sarah Vonarburg, Marketing expert with federal certificate FA
Sarah Vonarburg completed her vocational training in 2009, receiving her diploma as a certified Hotelière – Restauratrice and then worked several years in various, renowned hotels. She then spent 7 years as the assistant to management, as well as in procurement & marketing at a leading software company. Since March 2018, she has been part of the team at VVK Group, working in group marketing. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors and with friends. Her hobbies include family, hiking, and skiing.
Thanks to his many years of experience, Frank Heisler also understands the needs and challenges of our older customers in particular. He also continues to provide advice where others already stop, thus fulfilling the specifications of the holistic and sustainable customer advice typical of VVK. Due to his great life experience, he feels his job as a customer advisor at VVK AG is more than just a job. It is his vocation.
After completing his basic commercial training, Robert Mazenauer entered the field of marketing and acquired federal certificates and diplomas. Among other things, he was head of marketing at Raiffeisenbank, head of marketing communications at Helsana and held executive positions at two leading companies in the medical industry. In our team he is in charge of marketing and is the contact person for our partner associations and their sections. A passionate family man, Robert Mazenauer loves to spend his free time with his wife and two children.
Arlinda Ali concluded her business apprenticeship in trusts/real estate in the summer of 2020. She works with us as the assistant to the CEO and is also responsible for accounting. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors and doing various activities with friends. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors and doing various activities with friends.
Davide Zanetti completed his first apprenticeship in the tourism industry and then continued his training in the sports equipment sector. He has successfully completed various training courses, from federally recognised retail specialist to sales manager and insurance broker (awarded by VBV – an organisation responsible for training in the insurance industry). Davide Zanetti assists the field sales team with pension and asset consulting. He spends lots of his free time with his family, and he enjoys cycling, hiking, and skiing.
Innocenzo Caizza has more than twenty years’ experience in providing financial and social security consultancy services and as a relationship manager and managing teams. He obtained a diploma in financial consultancy services and insurance brokerage from professional training body AFA, in sales and marketing strategies. A professional athlete with a passion for teaching, he participated in the Italian Championship and is a federal instructor in martial arts and self-defence.
At VVG AG, Innocenzo Caizza is head of insurance and asset consultancy services for Italian-speaking Switzerland.
Ahmet Otlu, B.A. HSG
Ahmet Otlu completed his bachelor’s degree in Business Management at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), and is currently studying for a master’s in Accounting and Finance – also at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). Today, his role at VVK includes being responsible for the creation of pension plans. He spends his free time playing sports and with his friends.
Hülya Aydemir, Business economist HF
Hülya Aydemir started studying at the University of St. Gallen. During one of her compulsory internships, she decided to switch over to professional employment and worked for various years in the telecommunication industry in planning and controlling, most recently as a Controlling Manager. She decided to finish her studies while still working. After graduating as a Swiss Certified Business Manager (HF), she joined our team as a provision planner. Miss Aydemir is married with three children. When she’s not caring for her family, her hobbies are painting and writing.
Ahu Güler has years of experience in the pension fund asset industry and is currently finishing her studies to become a Swiss Certified Financial Planner. At VVK AG, she is responsible for creating the provision documents together with Hülya Aydemir. She is married with two children. When she is not spending time with her family, she enjoys cooking, hiking, and jewellery design.
Salome Kettenhummer worked at various health insurers as a sales consultant and sales coordinator. At VVK AG, she heads the Administration team. Her favourite hobbies include cycling, reading, and travelling. She lives directly next to Lake Constance and enjoys spending her free time on and by the banks of the lake.
Roxanne Hofstetter completed her commercial education with a Swiss Federal Certificate in the summer of 2018. She supports the administrative team at VVK AG while also finishing her vocational diploma. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and spends a lot of time with her family and friends.
Larissa Seller completed her commercial apprenticeship in summer 2019, obtaining a federal certificate of competence, and since then she has been supporting the administration team at VVK. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and she likes to cook.