Annual Report 2014

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Yves Serra

Chief Executive Officer of Georg Fischer Ltd

Yves Serra

1953 (France)
 

Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris (France) and a M. Sc. in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)
 

Member of the Executive Committee since 2003, CEO since 2008
 

Professional background, career // Deputy commercial attaché at the French Embassy in Manila (1977 – 1979); customer service engineer for Alstom in France and South Africa (1979 – 1982); various positions at Sulzer in France and Japan (1982 – 1992); various positions for the Georg Fischer Corporation (since 1992), Managing Director of Charmilles Technologies Japan and Regional Head of Sales Asia (1992 – 1997), Head of Charmilles (1998 – 2002), Head of GF Piping Systems (2003 – 2008); President and CEO of Georg Fischer Ltd (since 2008) 

Other activities of governing bodies in listed corporations // -

Further professional activities and functions // Member of the Board of Directors of Stäubli Holding AG; Member of the Executive Committee of Swissmem (Association of the Swiss Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Industries); member of the Board of Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce and member of the Chapter Board “Doing Business in USA” of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce

Roland Abt

Chief Financial Officer

Roland Abt

1957 (Switzerland)

Dr. oec. University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2004

Professional background, career // Head of Finance for a corporate group in the areas of data processing and real estate (1985 – 1987); various positions at the Eternit Group (1987 – 1996) in Switzerland and Venezuela, ultimately as Division Manager of their fiber cement activities in Latin America; various positions for the Georg Fischer Corporation (since 1996), including CFO of the AgieCharmilles Group (1997 – 2004) and CFO of the Georg Fischer Corporation (since 2004)

Other activities of governing bodies in listed corporations // Member of the Board of Directors of Conzzeta AG (Switzerland)

Further professional activities and functions // Member of the Regulatory Board and Issuers Committee of the SIX Swiss Exchange

Pietro Lori

Head of GF Piping Systems

Pietro Lori

1956 (Italy)

Studies of mechanical engineering, degree of Dr. Ing. Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2008

Professional background, career // Various positions in different companies in Italy and the United States (1982 – 1988) and at GF Piping Systems (since 1988), including Managing Director of GF Piping Systems Italy (1994 – 1998), Head of Southern Europe (1999 – 2001), member of the Group Management (since 2002), Vice President Division Europe and Emerging Markets (2003 – 2008); Head of GF Piping Systems (since 2008)

Other activities of governing bodies in listed corporations // -

Further professional activities and functions // -

Josef Edbauer

Head of GF Automotive

Josef Edbauer

1957 (Germany)
 

Dipl.-Ing. University of applied sciences of Konstanz (Germany)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2008

Professional background, career // Various positions at Georg Fischer Automotive (since 1982), including Head Engineering and Maintenance at George Fischer (Lincoln) Ltd, Lincoln UK (1985 – 1989), Managing Director Georg Fischer Automobilguss GmbH, Singen (Germany) (1999 – 2005); member of the Group Management and Head Iron Casting Technology Unit at GF Automotive (2005 – 2008); Head of GF Automotive (since 2008)

Other activities of governing bodies in listed corporations // -

Further professional activities and functions // -

Pascal Boillat

Head of GF Machining Solutions

Pascal Boillat

1955 (Switzerland)

Studies of Electrical Engineering at Engineering School in Bienne; Dipl.-El.-Ing. ETS (Switzerland)

Member of the Executive Committee since 2013

Professional background, career // Electrical Engineer and responsible for the software department at Wahli Frères in Bévilard (1977 – 1984); various positions at General Electric Switzerland and GE Fanuc Switzerland (1984 – 2000), ultimately as Country Manager Switzerland; as of 2000 Vice President, as of 2002 President & CEO of GE Fanuc Europe (Luxembourg); at GF AgieCharmilles since 2010 as Head of Operations (until end of 2012); Head of GF Machining Solutions (since 2013)

Other activities of governing bodies in listed corporations // -

Further professional activities and functions // Member of the working group Machine Tools and Machining of Swissmem

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