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Andreas Koopmann

Chairman of the Board

Andreas Koopmann

1951 (Switzerland)

Dipl. Masch.-Ing. ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
MBA from IMD Lausanne (Switzerland)

Board member since 2010;
Chairman of the Board since 2012

Termination of current term: 2014

Professional background, career: Various functions in Swiss industrial companies (1979 – 1982); Vice President of Engineering and Production, Bobst Group, Roseland, USA (1982 – 1989); various senior positions in the Bobst Group in Lausanne (1989 – 1995), as CEO (1995 – 2009); Chairman of Alstom (Switzerland) AG (2010 – 2012).

Further professional activities and functions: First Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé AG, member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG.

Committees: Chairman of the Nomination Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Gerold Bührer

Vice Chairman of the Board

1948 (Switzerland)

lic. oec. publ. University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Board member since 2001;
Vice Chairman of the Board since 2012

Termination of current term: 2015

Professional background, career: Various positions at the Union Bank of Switzerland (now UBS) (1973 – 1990), ultimately as a member of the executive management of the bank’s investment company; member of the Executive Committee of Georg Fischer Ltd (1991 – 2000); member of the Swiss Parliament (1991 – 2007); President of economiesuisse (2007 – 2012).

Further professional activities and functions: Member of the Bank Council of the Swiss National Bank, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swiss Life, member of the Boards of Bank Sal. Oppenheim & Cie. (Switzerland) Ltd, Cellere AG and Züblin Immobilien Holding AG.

Committees: Member of the Audit Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Roman Boutellier

Member of the Board of Directors

1950 (Switzerland)

Dr. sc. math. ETH Zurich (Switzerland)

Board member since 1999

Termination of current term: 2013

Professional background, career: Kern AG (1981 – 1987); member of the executive management of Leica AG (1987 – 1993); Professor of Business Management at the University of St Gallen (1993 – 1998); CEO and Delegate to the Board of Directors of SIG Holding AG (1999 – 2004); Professor of Innovation and Technology Management at the ETH in Zurich (since 2004) and Vice President Human Resources and Infrastructure ETH Zurich (since 2008).

Further professional activities and functions: Member of the Board of Directors of Ammann Group Holding AG; member of the Bank Council of the Cantonal Bank of Appenzell; member of the Board of Trustees of Vontobel Foundation.

Committees: Member of the Nomination Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Ulrich Graf

Member of the Board of Directors

Ulrich Graf

1945 (Switzerland)

Dipl. El.-Ing. ETH Zurich (Switzerland)

Board member since 1998

Termination of current term: 2014

Professional background, career: Various positions at the Kaba Group (1976 – 2006), ultimately as President and CEO and Delegate to the Board of Directors of Kaba Holding AG (1990 – 2006).

Further professional activities and functions: Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Kaba Holding AG, Dätwyler Holding AG, Griesser Holding AG and of Fr. Sauter AG; member of the Board of Directors of Feller AG, member of the Supervisory Board of Dekra e.V. and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of REGA.

Committees: Chairman of the Compensation Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Rudolf Huber

Member of the Board of Directors

1955 (Switzerland)

Dr. oec. publ. University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Board member since 2006

Termination of current term: 2015

Professional background, career: Various positions in the financial sector of industrial firms in Switzerland (1985 – 1992); CFO of Geberit AG (1992 – 2004); business consultant (since 2005); part-time lecturer at the Hochschule für Wirtschaft in Lucerne and lecturer at the University of St. Gallen.

Further professional activities and functions: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Looser Holding AG, member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Prime Site AG and of the unlisted companies Hoerbiger Holding AG, Wicor Holding AG and Zhoulang Textile Machining Co. Ltd, Jintan; President of the CFO Forum Switzerland.

Committees: Chairman of the Audit Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Roger Michaelis

Member of the Board of Directors

1959 (Brazil and Germany)

Studied business administration at the University of São Paulo, post-graduate degree in management and strategy at Krupp Foundation, Munich (Germany) and Babson College (USA)

Board member since 2012

Termination of current term: 2013

Professional background, career: Various positions at Osram Group since 1988, ultimately as CEO at Osram Brazil and Head of Human Resources in Latin America; before CFO at Osram subsidiaries in India and Brazil (until 2012); partner and director of Verocap Consulting, São Paulo (Brazil).

Further professional activities and functions: -

Committees: -

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Jasmin Staiblin

Member of the Board of Directors

1970 (Germany)

Double degree in electrical engineering and physics from the Technical University, Karlsruhe (Germany), Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (Sweden)

Board member since 2011

Termination of current term: 2015

Professional background, career: Various positions at ABB, including in Switzerland, Sweden and Australia (1997 – 2006); Country Manager of ABB Switzerland (2006 – 2012); CEO of Alpiq AG (as of 1 January 2013).

Further professional activities and functions: Member of the Board of Directors of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and the Neue Aargauer Bank (Subsidiary of the CS Group); member of the ETH Board.

Committees: Member of the Nomination Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Kurt E. Stirnemann

Member of the Board of Directors

Kurt E. Stirnemann

1943 (Switzerland)

Dr. sc. techn. ETH Zurich (Switzerland)

Board member since 2003

Termination of current term: 2014

Professional background, career: Assistant (1969 –1971) and lecturer (1973 – 1977) at the ETH in Zurich; various positions at Rieter (1977 – 1990), ultimately as Managing Director of Maschinenfabrik Rieter AG and as deputy member of the Executive Committee of Rieter Holding AG; President and CEO of Agie AG (1990 – 1996); member of the Executive Committee of Georg Fischer as well as CEO and Delegate to the Board of Directors of the Agie Charmilles Group (1996 – 2003); President and CEO of Georg Fischer Ltd and Delegate to the Board (2003 – 2008).

Further professional activities and functions: Member of the Board of Directors of Feintool AG.

Committees: Member of the Audit Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Isabelle Welton

Member of the Board of Directors

1963 (Switzerland)

Graduated in law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Board member since 2012

Termination of current term: 2015

Professional background, career: Career start as Product Manager at Citibank in USA and Japan; Communications Manager for Zurich Financial Services (1996 – 2001); Head Corporate Communication EFG Private Bank (2001 – 2003); various positions at IBM Switzerland, ultimately as CEO and General Manager of IBM Switzerland (2003 – 2012) finally as Vice President Brand Systems of IBM Europe (until end of 2012); Group Chief Marketing Officer Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (as of 2013).

Further professional activities and functions: Member of the Regional Economic Advisory Council of the Swiss National Bank.

Committees: Member of the Compensation Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member

Zhiqiang Zhang

Member of the Board of Directors

1961 (China)

Bachelor of Sciences from Northern Jiatong University, Beijing (China); MBA from Queen’s University, Kingston (Canada)

Board member since 2005

Termination of current term: 2013

Professional background, career: Various positions in Siemens (1987 – 2007), including President of Siemens VDO Automotive China (1999 – 2005); President of Nokia Siemens Networks Greater China Region (2005 – 2012); since 2012 President of Greater China Region and member of extended Group Executive Management of Sandvik AB.

Further professional activities and functions: -

Committees: Member of the Compensation Committee

Corporate Governance: Independent member