Hero Group

Development and implementation of a new reporting concept on behalf of the executive board

IFBC was mandated by Hero to develop a new reporting concept. The basis was the identification of financial and operating key performance indicators of Hero. Particular attention was given to the definition of appropriate measures to assess the strategy execution. Beside the monthly management reporting on hehalf of the executive board a complementary reporting was developed in order to address the implementation of the defined strategic initiatives.

The Hero Group is a private, Swiss international consumer food manufacturer and marketing company, which, through its subsidiaries, primarily sells infant formula, baby food, jam, and nutritional snack foods.

Gregor Furrer & Partner Holding AG

Assessment of the current and proposition of alternative foreign currency hedging strategies

IFBC was mandated to analyze the current currency management structure of Gregor Furrer & Partner Holding AG and to identify and assess alternative hedging strategies based on the direct and indirect FX exposure.

Gregor Furrer & Partner Holding AG specializes in the import and distribution of the brands Völkl, Uvex, Marker, Descente, Chervó, Dalbello and Vaude.


Development of financial policy

IFBC established in cooperation with IWB the financial policy, which describes the basis of financial management of IWB. In a first step, financial principles were defined taking the legal environment and the ownership strategy of the canton of Basel-Stadt into account. Based on these principles the main guidelines within the different fields of financial management were specified and summarised.

IWB is a utility company for energy, water and telecom-services in the region of Basel. In addition, IWB is a leading company for services in relation to renewable energies and energy efficiency.


Assessment and improvement of management reporting

IFBC was engaged by Helsana to systematically review the reporting for the attention of the executive management and the board of directors. At first, the requirements to the reporting according to current best practice were defined. Based on a structured assessment of the different reportings potentials of improvements were identified and recommendations of action were provided.

The Helsana Group is the leading health and accident insurance in Switzerland.

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