Prof. Dr Pius Baschera

CV as per end of term

Personal Data

Nationality: Swiss and Italian
Year of Birth: November 12, 1950


Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich:

  • Mechanical engineering (diploma) with scientific management
  • Dr. sc. techn. ETH doctorate
  • Professor (em.) for Entrepreneurship, ETHZ

Professional Career

  • 1979-1981
    Hilti Corporation, Schaan
    Vice president production controlling
  • 1982-1984
    Hilti Inc. Tulsa, USA
    Vice president corporate development Western Hemisphere
  • 1985-1985
    Hilti (Switzerland) AG 
    General manager
  • 1985-1989
    Hilti Deutschland GmbH 
    General manager
  • 1989-1990
    Hilti Corporation, Schaan 
    Vice president market region Europe 1
  • 1990-1993
    Hilti Corporation, Schaan 
    Member of Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer
  • 1994-2006
    Hilti Corporation, Schaan 
    Chief Executive Officer
  • since 2007
    Hilti Corporation, Schaan 
    Chairman of the Board of Directors

Other Activities / Memberships

  • Vorwerk, Wuppertal, Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Ardex GmbH, Witten (D), Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Schindler Holding AG, Hergiswil, Member of Board of Directors
  • ETH Zürich Foundation, President of the Board of Trustees