Board of Directors with a good balance of expertise

Hans Ulrich Meister
Member and Chairman of the Board of Directors*

Personal data

  • Born 1959
  • Swiss citizen

Position

  • Non-executive
  • Ina Invest Holding AG (Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee) - listed

Education

  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School
  • Advanced Management Program, Wharton School
  • Business degree, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Professional Experience

  • 2008—2016
    Member of Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG
  • 2012—2016
    Head of the Private Banking & Wealth Management Division, responsible for the Private Banking business in EMEA and Asia Pacific
  • 2011—2012
    CEO of the Private Banking Division
  • 2008—2016
    CEO of Credit Suisse Switzerland Region
  • 2005—2007
    Head of Private and Corporate Customers Switzerland at UBS
  • 2004—2007
    Member of the Managing Board of UBS Group
  • 2003—2004
    Head of Large Corporates & Multinationals at UBS
  • 2002
    Wealth Management of UBS, New York

Additional memberships on boards of directors

  • Alpiq Holding AG (Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee)

*Since March 2016

 


Henner Mahlstedt
Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Audit Committee*

Personal data

  • Born 1953
  • German citizen

Position

  • Non-executive

Education

  • Civil engineering, Braunschweig Technical University

Professional Experience

  • Since 2012
    Managing shareholder of Mahlstedt Consultants GbR
  • 2007—2012
    Member of the Global Executive Committee of Hochtief AG
  • 2010—2012
    Chairman of the Executive Board of Hochtief Solutions AG
  • 2007—2010
    Chairman of the Executive Board of Hochtief Construction AG
  • 2005—2007
    Member of the Executive Board of Hochtief Construction AG
  • 2003—2005
    Division Head for the new German federal states at Hochtief Construction AG
  • 2001—2003
    Chairman of the Management of Pegel & Sohn GmbH
  • 1997—2001
    Member of the Executive Board of Strabag Hoch- und Ingenieurbau AG
  • 1980—1997
    various positions within Strabag Hoch- und Ingenieurbau AG

Additional functions and offices

  • Lecturer, Westphalian College at Gelsenkirchen
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Huesker Synthetic GmbH
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Diakonie Kaiserswerth

*Since March 2015

 


Kyrre Olaf Johansen
Member and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Member of the Audit Committee*

Personal data

  • Born 1962
  • Norwegian citizen

Position

  • Non-executive

Education

  • Degree as Business Candidate, BI Norwegian Business School
  • MSc Civil Engineer, NTNU Trondheim

Professional Experience

  • since 2013
    CEO of Norsk Mineral AS
  • 2008—2012
    CEO of Entra Eiendom ASA
  • 2003—2008
    CEO of Mesta AS
  • 2000—2003
    CEO of the Road Construction Division of NCC Industri
  • 1999—2003
    Region Head of NCC in Norway
  • 1991—1998
    various leadership positions for construction work at ABB Power Generation AG
  • 1986—1991
    Engineering consultant

*Since March 2016

 


Ines Pöschel
Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee*

Personal data

  • Born 1968
  • Swiss citizen

Position

  • Non-executive

Education

  • Lic. iur., University of Zurich
  • Attorney-at-law
  • Stanford Executive Program (2018)

Professional Experience

  • Since 2007
    Partner at the Kellerhals Carrard law firm
  • 2002—2007
    Attorney-at-law at Bär & Karrer
  • 1999—2002
    Senior Manager at Andersen Legal

Additional memberships on boards of directors

  • Alcon AG (member) – listed
  • Graubündner Kantonalbank (member) – listed
  • Reichle Holding AG (member)
  • Wirz Partner Holding AG (member)
  • Bioengineering Holding AG (member)

Additional functions and offices

  • Vice-Chairmen of the Lotti Latrous Foundation
  • Member of the Swiss Expert Commission for the Commercial Register
  • Co-Chairmen of the Association Smiling Gecko

*Since March 2016

 


Laurent Vulliet
Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee*

Personal data

  • Born 1958
  • Swiss citizen

Position

  • Non-executive

Education

  • Advanced Management Program INSEAD, Fontainebleau
  • Dr. sc. Tech. EPF Lausanne
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering, ETH Zurich

Professional Experience

  • Since 1994
    Professor for Soil Mechanics and Risk Management at EPFL
  • Since 2018
    Owner, Prof. Vulliet Consulting
  • 2009—2013
    Vice-President of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA)
  • 2006—2013
    Member, CEO and partner at BG Ingenieure und Berater AG
  • 2001—2007
    Dean of the ENAC Faculty at EPFL
  • 1989—1993
    Senior Engineer at Cérenville Géotechnique SA
  • 1986—1989
    Lecturer for Solid Mechanics at the University of Arizona

Additional functions and offices

  • Chairman of "Société du quartier nord del l'EPFL"
  • Member of the Federal Geological Expert Commission

*Since March 2016

 


Martin Fischer
Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee*

Personal data

  • Born 1960
  • Swiss and American citizen

Position

  • Non-executive

Education

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Stanford University
  • M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering, EPF Lausanne

Professional Experience

  • Since 2006
    Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University
  • 1999—2001
    Associate Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University
  • 1992—1999
    Assistant Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University
  • 1991—1992
    Acting Assistant Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University
  • 1984—1991
    Various positions in industry and academy in Switzerland, Germany, the USA, and Japan

Additional memberships on boards of directors

  • RIB Software SE (member) – listed
  • sfirion AG (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

*Since March 2018

 


Barbara Lambert
Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee*

Personal data

  • Born 1962
  • Swiss and German citizen

Position

  • Non-executive

Education

  • Degree in Economics, University of Geneva
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Banker

Professional Experience

  • 2008—2018  
    Member of the Management Committee and Group Chief Risk Officer at Banque Pictet & Cie S.A.
  • 2002—2007
    Partner at Ernst & Young, Head of Banking and Insurance Auditing
  • 1987—2002
    Partner at Arthur Andersen, Switzerland

Additional memberships on boards of directors

  • Banque Pictet & Cie S.A. (Member)
  • Deutsche Börse AG (Member of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Risk Committee) – listed

Additional functions and offices

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Geneva School of Economics and Management

*Since March 2019

 


Nomination and Remuneration Committee

  • Ines Pöschel, Chairperson
  • Laurent Vulliet, Member
  • Martin A. Fischer, Member


Audit Committee

  • Barbara Lambert, Chairman
  • Henner Mahlstedt, Member
  •  Kyrre Ole Johansen, Member