Dr Severin Schwan

Personal Data

Nationality: Austrian
Year of Birth: 1967

Position

Chief Executive Officer Roche Group

Studies

  • Economics at University of Innsbruck, University of York and University of Oxford, Mag. rer.soc.oec. (Innsbruck, 1991)
  • Law at University of Innsbruck, Mag. iur. (Innsbruck, 1991)
  • Doctorate in Law at University of Innsbruck, Research studies at University Louvain, Belgium, Dr. iur. (Innsbruck, 1993)

Other activities / memberships

  • since 2009:
    Member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC)
  • since 2013:
    Member of the Board of Directors of Roche Holding Ltd
  • since 2013:
    Member of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT)

Professional Career

  • 1993 - 1995:
    Trainee at Corporate Finance, Roche Basel
  • 1995 - 1998:
    Head Finance & Administration, Roche Brussels
  • 1998 - 2000:
    Head Finance & Informatics at Roche Grenzach, Germany and Member of the Executive Board of Roche Deutschland Holding GmbH
  • 2000 - 2004:
    Head Global Finance & Services, Roche Diagnostics, Basel
  • 2004 - 2006:
    Head Region Asia Pacific, Roche Diagnostics Singapore
  • 2006 - 2008:
    Chief Executive Officer Division Roche Diagnostics
  • since 2008:
    Chief Executive Officer Roche Group