Urs Niederberger joined Board Advisors in 2009, focusing on providing advisory services on general management, M&A and succession planning.
From 2002 to 2008, Urs served as group chief operating officer of DICOM Group plc (later renamed into Kofax plc) – a leader in the business process automation industry with annual sales of US$ 340 million (2008).
Between 1997 and 2005 he served as group finance director. Before joining DICOM he worked as management consultant with BDO AG (formerly Visura Consulting).
Urs was instrumental to DICOM’s initial public offering on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in London. During his tenure as finance director, he managed the move from AIM to the main board at the London Stock Exchange, lead the initiative to secure a secondary listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange and managed to raise equity money for the company and the selling shareholders in excess of CHF 200 million (including IPO). Additionally, he managed the acquisition of more than twenty companies, of which two were public listed, and a number of disposals of companies or activities no longer core to the group.
Urs Niederberger holds a degree in economics and business administration at the University of Applied Science, Luzern as well as a diploma as an expert fiduciary (Eidg. Dipl. Treuhandexperte).