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Fribourg – CertX AG (CertX), the leading Swiss provider of Functional Safety, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence certification, inspection and training, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Vincent Sabot.


The newly appointed CEO will replace Dr. Jens Henkner who has decided to step down from his position by end of January 2024. The board thanks Dr. Henkner for his time at CertX. With a proven track record of leadership and strategic vision, Vincent Sabot brings a wealth of experience to drive CertX’s global growth and innovation strategy.


“We are delighted to welcome Vincent Sabot to CertX,” said Dr. Wolfgang Berns, President of the Board of CertX AG. After a thoughtful evaluation of Vincent Sabot’s leadership and operational expertise, the Board determined that he is the right leader to advance the strategic plan and position of the company towards a long-term international growth. The Board has full confidence in Vincent Sabot’s ability to further strengthen CertX position as a highly recognized Certification Partner within the industry.”

“I am thrilled to join and lead CertX through its next journey as CEO,” said Vincent Sabot. “I look forward to leveraging CertX’s strong foundation to drive innovation and deliver exceptional value to our clients. I have long been impressed by the mission and services and the talented team working to serve clients around the world. We will continue to enhance our geographic go-to-market execution, further strengthen our financial performance and create an environment to grow and develop talent.

About Vincent Sabot

CEO at CertX AG with 20 years of senior leadership experience in technology and critical infrastructure businesses. A technology evangelist and a key influencer in driving change, transformation, and innovation as well as a keynote speaker at events. His passion and knowledge are shown in his mission to maximise technology as strong levers to improve, protect our environment and to grow sustainability. Previous experience include: Executive Managing Director (CITY, Lacroix Group), Vice-President Europe O&O (Sigfox), CEO (New Frontier Group), COO (Siemens CVC).


About CertX

CertX is a Swiss Certification Body and leading provider that operates in the functional safety, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence certification services, inspection and training dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance across industries around the world. Projects include: Automotive, Aerospace, Rail, Machinery and Healthcare.

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