Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Name (year of birth)PositionCommitteesTerm
Ends
First
Election
Dr Christoph Franz (1960)ChairmanC, D*, E20152011

André Hoffmann (1958)

(representative of the shareholder group with pooled voting rights)

Vice-ChairmanA, C*, D, E20151996

Dr Andreas Oeri (1949)

(representative of the shareholder group with pooled voting rights)

A*, E20151996
Prof. Dr Pius Baschera (1950)A, E20152007
Prof. Sir John Irving Bell (1952)B, E20152001
Paul Bulcke (1954)B, E20152011
Dame DeAnne Julius (1949)B*, E20152002
Dr Arthur D. Levinson (1950)C, E20152010
Dr Severin Schwan (1967)20152013
Peter R. Voser (1958)C, E20152011
Prof. Dr Beatrice Weder di Mauro (1965)B, E20152006

Former Members of the Board of Directors

Secretary to the Board of Directors
Dr Gottlieb A. Keller (1954)
Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr h.c. Fritz Gerber (1929)

A - Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
B - Audit Committee
C - Remuneration Committee
D - Presidium/Nomination Committee
E - Non-Executive Member
* Committee Chairman

Last Update: 5 March 2014

About the Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting elects the members of the Board of Directors on a yearly basis elections in which each nominee is voted on separately.

The majority of seats on the Board of Directors are held by independent directors.