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bob management team

We are a motivated, dynamic team that serves our customers with reliable financial knowledge, transparent communication and digital innovation.


Hilmar Scheel

As CEO of bob Finance, Hilmar is responsible for the success and development of our company within Valora Group. Previously he worked as a strategy consultant and investment banker in New York, Frankfurt and Zurich. Hilmar was also a founding team member of the internet start-up ecircle.com (now Teradata). He received his Master in Finance from the London Business School, UK.


Wolfgang Gröschel

As an experienced entrepreneur, Wolfgang has built up several companies and led them to success. Before joining bob Finance, he was CEO and CFO at eny Finance and held other leading management positions at IKEA, Ikano Bank and Erich Jaeger. Wolfgang is a graduate of the University of Saarbrücken, Germany.


Tim Ackermann

Tim joined bob Finance from CRIF. CRIF is one of the leading providers of credit risk management, fraud prevention and address management solutions in Switzerland. From 2007 to 2012 Tim was Head of Risk Management and a member of the management team of Bank-now (Credit Suisse). He holds a degree in economics from the University of Zurich (lic.oec.publ.).


Martin Fischer

As CIO Martin is involved in the areas of IT and product development. He is a proven expert in digital banking and most recently worked for Commerzbank in Frankfurt. Martin holds a degree in Economics from the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany, and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA.

Honorary President

bob is the honorary president, director of cookies, figurehead and advertising mascot of bob Finance. Since 2015, he has taken care of all the important matters of the company. You can always rely on him - especially when it comes to good humour at work.