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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.


Tim Ackermann

Tim Ackermann took over management of bob Finance on February 1, 2024. Previously, he was Chief Operations & Risk Officer at bob Finance for many years, where he played a key role in building up the private lending business since its founding in 2015. Before his time at bob Finance, Tim Ackermann was a member of the management team at CRIF and headed risk management at Bank-now (Credit Suisse). His in-depth education includes a licentiate in economics from the University of Zurich.


Besnik Arifi

Besnik had the opportunity to take on leadership roles at a young age. Before joining bob, he worked in the telecommunications and credit card industries. At UPC he led various teams in the areas of quality assurance, order picking and reporting. At CCC, a service center operator for customer and credit cards, he was responsible for various departments in the areas of customer service and issuing. Besnik has been with the company since the start of bob Finance and was appointed to the executive team in 2017.

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.