Olivier Merkt - SGS SA Insider

SGS SA -- USA Stock  

USD 24.93  0.15  0.61%

Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Member of Operations Council and Company Secretary

Mr. Olivier Merkt is Senior Vice President, Legal Compliance of SGS Ltd since 2016. Previously he was Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Company Secretary of SGS SA since August 2008 till 2015. He served as Vice President, Corporationrationrate Development at the Company from 2006 till 2008. He joined the Company as inhouse Senior Counsel in 2001. Prior to joining the Company, he was active in private practices, ultimately with Ernst Young Legal in Geneva, Switzerland, where he served from 1993 till 2001. He holds a Doctorate degree in Law from Universite of Neuchatel Switzerland and a Master of Legal Letters degree from Cambridge University.
Age: 55  Executive Since 2016      
41 22 739 91 11  http://www.sgs.com

Management Efficiency

The company has return on total asset (ROA) of 10.19 % which means that it generated profit of $10.19 on every $100 spent on asset. This is normal as compared to the sector avarege. Similarly, it shows return on equity (ROE) of 34.42 % meaning that it generated $34.42 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders.
The company has accumulated 2.21 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 104.2 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. SGS SA has Current Ratio of 1.95 which is within standard range for the sector.

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Entity Summary

SGS SA provides inspection, verification, testing, certification, and quality assurance services in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. SGS SA was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. SGS SA is traded on OTC Market in USA.SGS SA (SGSOY) is traded on OTC Market in USA. It is located in 1 Place Des Alpes and employs 95,745 people.

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Top Management

SGS SA Leadership Team
Frederic Herren, President
August Finck, Director
Gerard Lamarche, Director
Roger Kamgaing, President
Shelby Pasquier, Director
Carla Geyseleer, CFO, MBA
Peter Kalantzis, Director, Ph.D
Kimmo Fuller, COO, MBA
Olivier Merkt, Executive
Fabrice Egloff, COO, MBA
Jose Hernandez, President
JeanLuc Buman, President
Sergio Marchionne, Chairman
Thomas Klukas, President
Jeffrey McDonald, COO
Olivier Coppey, President
Christopher Kirk, CEO
Ian Gallienne, Director, MBA
Dennis Yang, COO
Paul Desmarais, Director, Ph.D
Alejandro Torre, COO
Derick Govender, President
Frankie Ng, CEO
Alim Saidov, President, Ph.D
Francois Marti, President
Richard Shentu, President, MBA
Dirk Hellemans, COO
Helmut Chik, COO
Dominique Dhaou, SVP
Teymur Abasov, COO
Cornelius Grupp, Director
Peter Possemiers, President
Pauline Earl, COO
Malcolm Reid, President

Stock Performance

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