Senior Vice President, IBM Global Markets
Martin Schroeter is Senior Vice President, IBM Global Markets, responsible for IBM’s revenue, profit, business development and client satisfaction worldwide as well as IBM’s Global Financing business, the world’s largest captive IT financier. Additionally, Martin is accountable for IBM’s marketing and communications functions which are responsible for building the company’s brand and reputation globally.
He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he held from January 2014 through December 2017. As IBM’s CFO, Martin oversaw accounting and controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, internal audit, investor relations, corporate development and treasury.
Prior to that, he served as General Manager of IBM Global Financing, where he managed a total asset base in excess of $37 billion. Mr. Schroeter also served as IBM Treasurer, responsible for the company’s balance sheet, cash flow, capital structure, interest rate and currency risk management and treasury operations.
Martin also served in a variety of business line and finance executive positions, including Vice President of Global Technology Services, Asia Pacific; General Manager of IBM Global Financing, Asia Pacific; and CFO and Finance Director, IBM Australia and New Zealand.
Mr. Schroeter joined IBM in 1992 after earning his Master of Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Before IBM, Martin worked as a corporate banking officer and received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance from Temple University. Martin has dual citizenship in the United States and Australia, and he serves as a Board member for the non-profit, American Australian Association, since June 2017.