Sven Ohligs-von Bismarck

Co-Founder & Partner

Sven Ohligs-von Bismarck is an Investor Relations and Capital Markets expert, with proven track record in global companies. He has a strong and exceptional experience in Sales, Marketing and Communications strategies working on an international level.

In 2011 Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck has co-founded the SilverArrow Capital Group, a private investment firm, focusing on industrial growth sectors, real estate and infrastructure projects, supported by a leading global advisory and operations team. In 2014 SilverArrow Capital investments generated an average IRR of 24% with investments mainly in the industrial sector.

Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck is a UK Financial Conduct Authority approved person no. SXO 01350

Career history

  • SVP Investor Relations & Communications, Von Roll Holding AG, Switzerland
  • VP Sales & CRM, OC Oerlikon AG, Switzerland
  • Member of the Management Board, MRM // McCann Ericksson, Germany
  • Member of the Management Board, BBDO Proximity, Germany
  • Management Supervisor, Wunderman, Germany
  • Various positions in Marketing & Communication companies

Prior to founding SilverArrow in 2012, Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck served as SVP Investor Relations of Von Roll Holding, a global market leader in insulation products, systems and services, represented in 19 countries with around 3,000 employees at over 30 sites with revenue base of CHF540m and 3,600 employees. He joined the organization in 2007 and, over the next 4 years, he was globally responsible for the successful repositioning of the brand and the company with regard to competition, stake- and shareholders.

Previously, from 2007, Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck was VP Sales & CRM of OC Oerlikon AG, an industrial conglomerate with 19’349 employees in 38 countries with a revenue base of CHF 5.6b. Here, he was globally responsible for the development and successful implementation of global standards for the sales force based on value oriented customer segmentation and sales pipeline monitoring as well as CRM.

Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck joined MRM // McCann Ericksson in 2006 as Member of the Management Board and was responsible for the development of fully integrated communication strategies and implementation of CRM programs for General Motors Europe, Opel and Nestlé.

From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck was as Member of the Management Board at BBDO Proximity responsible for the development of fully integrated communication strategies for Deutsche Post, Deutsche Telekom, Porsche, SEB Bank, Shell and Volkswagen

In 2000 Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck joined Wunderman and was as Management Supervisor responsible for the development of CRM strategies for Accenture, AOL, Cortal Consors and Lufthansa Miles & More.

In his early career he held various positions in Marketing & Communication companies.

He holds a Degree in Business Administration from WHL – Wissenschaftliche Hochschule Lahr. Mr. Ohligs-von Bismarck also completed the Regulatory & Legal Master Class for private equity managers at EVCA – the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

He was a Member of the Executive Board of Project Hope.