Eric Hoffmann, who joined HCL in August 2014, is Head of Finanical Services for the DACH region, i.e. Germany, Austria and Switzerland. At HCL, Eric is engaged in preparing the structured market entry in Financial Services for the DACH region, building on its strenghs to go beyond the contract for its customers and deliver maximum value as a champion of ideapreneurship.
With close to 20 yeary of industry experience, Eric has in depth strategic insights into banking and capital markets. Prior to joining HCL, he held senior management positions at UBS and has rounded off his profile working at a M&A boutique. During his tenure at UBS, he was global head of Logisitcs Strategy advising the Executive Committee of UBS. During this time he defined UBS's initial group strategy for offshoring. Based on his recommendations UBS engaged in establishing a captive in Hyderabad, India.
He acted as head of the PMO for the establishment of the captive in Hyderabad, with 1'500 FTE's.
He also was the COO for UBS in Turkey and global program manager for the cooperation between the Investment Bank and Wealth Management.
Eric holds a Master in Physics and PhD in Physical Chemistry both from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.