Hubert Achermann

Hubert Achermann

Member of the Board of Directors
1951 (Switzerland)

Dr. iur, attorney, graduated in law at the University of Bern (Switzerland)

Board Member since 2014

Committees //  Chairman of the Audit Committee

Corporate Governance //  Independent member

Professional background, career // Legal advisor at FIDES Treuhandgesellschaft in Zurich (1982–1987); Heading the company’s Lucerne office (1987–1994); Partner and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the newly created KPMG Schweiz (1992–1994); joined the four-person Executive Board, where he was responsible for tax and law (1994–2004); CEO of KPMG Schweiz and performed several key roles for KPMG International (2004–2012); first Lead Director of KPMG International and Member of the KPMG Global Board (2009–2012)

Other activities of governing bodies in listed corporations //  Member of the Board and Head Audit Committee of UBS Switzerland AG (Switzerland)

Further professional activities and functions //  Chairman of the Foundation Board of Lucerne Festival, of Friends of Lucerne Festival, and Member of the Foundation Board of Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung (all Switzerland)