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Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall strategy and its implementation, and for delivering shareholder value.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors, the members of the Compensation Committee and the other members of the Board of Directors are elected on an individual basis at the Annual General Meeting. Each member, whether newly-elected or re-elected, serves a one-year term.

All members of the Board of Directors are non-executive members.

Board members

  • Charles G.T. Stonehill, Vice Chairman
  • Various directorships, and Founding Partner of Green & Blue Advisors, New York
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  • Claire Giraut
  • Corporate Vice President Purchasing and Information Systems, and Chief Financial Officer, bioMérieux, Marcy l’Etoile, France
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  • Gareth Penny
  • Edcon Holdings Limited, Johannesburg, Pangolin Diamonds Corp., Toronto, and Norilsk Nickel, Moscow
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Honorary Chairman


Committees of the Board of Directors

Chairman's & Risk Committee

Daniel J. Sauter (chairperson)
Andreas Amschwand
Ivo Furrer
Charles G.T. Stonehill

Audit Committee

Heinrich Baumann (chairperson)
Paul Man-Yiu Chow
Claire Giraut 
Charles G.T. Stonehill

Compensation Committee

Gareth Penny (chairperson)
Gilbert Achermann
Ann Almeida
Heinrich Baumann

Nomination Committee

Charles G.T. Stonehill (chairperson)
Gilbert Achermann
Ann Almeida
Claire Giraut
Daniel J. Sauter

Contact Investors

Alexander Van Leeuwen
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Contact Media

Valeria Ancarani
  • Jan Vonder Muehll
  • Global Media Relations
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