Board of Directors

Dr Valentin Chapero
Member of the Board of Directors since 2016, Independent & Non-Executive
Position
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Nationality
Spain / Switzerland
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Education and professional background
1986/1988
Master and PhD (Dr rer.nat.) in Physics, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1988–1992
Siemens Nixdorf Information Systems AG, Paderborn (Germany): Department Head Workstations, Director of Systems Integration for Mainframe Unix Systems
1992–1994
Siemens Nixdorf Spain, Madrid: Vice President Professional Services
1994–1996
Siemens AG Spain, Madrid: Vice President Network Systems
1996–1999
Siemens Audiologische Technik GmbH, Erlangen (Germany): CEO
2000–2002
Siemens AG, Munich: President Mobile Networks
2002–2011
Sonova Holding AG (former Phonak Holding AG), Stäfa: CEO
2015–2019
Veraison Capital AG, Zurich Co-founder and Partner
Since 2011
Valamero Holding AG, Wilen b. Wollerau: Business Angel & Investor
External mandates
  • TRI Dental Implants Int. AG, Hünenberg ZG
  • Valamero Holding AG, Wilen b. Wollerau SZ

 

Nicole Burth Tschudi
Member of the Board of Directors since 2020, Independent & Non-Executive
Position
Chairperson of the Compensation & Nomination Committee
Nationality
Switzerland
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Education and professional background
1992–1997
Master of Economics, University of Zurich
2004
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CFA Institute
2008
IMD – Adecco Leadership Program
2012
INSEAD – Adecco Senior Leadership Program
2002–2005
Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie., Zurich, Head of Technology & Business Service Equity Research
From 2005
  • The Adecco Group, Zurich
  • Head of Investor Relations Adecco Group (2005–2008)
  • Business Executive Adecco Germany (2008–2010)
  • Head of M&A Adecco Group (2010–2014)
  • CFO / Head of EMEA Pontoon Solutions (2010–2015)
  • CEO Adecco Switzerland (2015–2019)
  • Head of Austria, Luxemburg, Belgium and Switzerland (2019–2020)
Since 2021
Swiss Post, Berne, Head of Communication Services, Member of Executive Management
External mandates
  • None
Laurent Dubois
Member of the Board of Directors since 2020, Independent & Non-Executive
Position
Member of the Compensation & Nomination Committee
Nationality
Belgium
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Education and professional background
1992
Bachelor & Master in Economics & Business Economics (TEW), Vrije Universiteit Brussel
1993–2015
Various executive programs in leadership, change management, financial analysis, and IT management (e.g. McKinsey, GE, Vlerick)
1993–1995
Total Benelux – International Lubricants & Wholesale Finance, Planning & Analysis
1996–1998
Texaco Benelux – Wholesale & Retail Acquisitions, Marketing, Diversification
1998–2011
McKinsey & Company, Partner (2004–2011), Life Sciences, Medtech, Healthcare
2011–2013
Five Oaks Partnership, Zurich, Managing Partner & Co-founder, Consulting & Ventures
2013
GE Healthcare, Performance Solutions Vice President & General Manager
2014–2019
GE Healthcare, Zurich and Chicago, CEO GE Healthcare Partners, Member of the Global Executive Committee
Since 2020
ADB SAFEGATE, Zaventem, CEO
External mandates
  • ADB Safegate BV, Zaventem 
  • Sarenbach AG, Wollerau SZ
Jürg Fedier
Member of the Board of Directors since 2017, Independent & Non-Executive
Position
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Nationality
Switzerland
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Education and professional background
1978
Commercial Diploma Business Administration, Dr Raebers Höhere Handlesfachschule, Zürich
1978–2000
Various management positons at Dow Chemical in the USA, Europe and Asia
1990–2002
Various executive management programs at IMD Lausanne and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI (USA)
2000–2003
Dow Chemical Thermosets, Midland MI (USA): Global Business Finance Director
2004–2006
Dow Chemical Performance Chemicals and Thermosets, Midland MI (USA): Vice President Finance
2006–2007
Dow Europe, Horgen: CFO and Member of the European Executive Team
2007–2008
CIBA Speciality Chemicals, Basel: CFO and Member of the Executive Team
2009–2019
OC Oerlikon, Pfäffikon SZ: CFO
External mandates
  • Dätwyler Holding AG, Altdorf UR
  • OC Oerlikon, Pfäffikon SZ 
Michael Reitermann
Meber of the Board of Directors since 2020, Independent & Non-Executive
Position
Member of the Audit Committee
Nationality
Germany / USA
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Education and professional background
1988
Industrial Engineering, University of Karlsruhe
1990
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
1990–2002
Different assignments within the Siemens Group in Germany
2002–2005
Siemens Medical Solutions, Nuclear Medicine, Chicago IL, USA, President
2005–2009
Siemens Medical Solutions, Molecular Imaging, Chicago IL / Knoxville, TN, USA, CEO
2009–2010
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. – Customer Solutions Group, Malvern PA, USA, President and CEO
2010–2015
Siemens Healthcare – Diagnostics Division, Tarrytown NY, USA, CEO
2015–2018
Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Erlangen, Germany, COO
2018–2019
Siemens Healthineers AG, Erlangen, Germany, Member of the Management Board
External mandates
  • Alpha 9 Theranostics, Inc., Vancouver 
  • Enigma Biomedical Group, Inc., Toronto
  • Unilabs Holding AB, Solna
Dr Andreas Schönenberger
Member of the Board of Directors since 2020, Independent & Non-Executive
Position
Member of the Audit Committee
Nationality
Switzerland
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Education and professional background
1990 /1996
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Diploma in Physics / Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics
1998
London Business School, London, MBA Degree
1998–2002
Boston Consulting Group, Zurich, Project Manager
2003–2006
Monitor Group, Zurich, Vice President
2006–2010
Google Switzerland, Zurich, Country Manager
2010–2017
atSpeed, Switzerland, CEO & founder
2012–2016
Boxalino AG, Wallisellen, Switzerland, CEO & Member of the Board
2016–2018
Salt Mobile, Renens, Switzerland, CEO & Member of the Board of Directors
Since 2019
Sanitas Krankenversicherung, Zurich, CEO
External mandates
  • Greater Zurich Area AG, Zurich