Valentin Vogt (1960)

Position

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Education

Lic. oec. HSG St. Gallen, Switzerland

Professional background

Since 2011
Self-employed, Switzerland
2000 – 2011
CEO, Burckhardt Compression Group, Switzerland
1992 – 2000
General Manager, Sulzer Metco AG, Switzerland
1989 – 1992
CFO, Sulzer Metco Division, Switzerland
1986 – 1989
CFO, Alloy Metals, USA
1985 – 1986
Controller, Sulzer AG, Switzerland

Duties and responsibilities

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Chairman of the Strategy Committee

Other activities and commitments

  • Board member, Bucher Industries AG, Switzerland
  • Board member, Kistler Holding AG, Switzerland
  • Board member, Ernst Göhner Stiftung Beteiligungen AG, Switzerland
  • Chairman of the Swiss Employers' Association, Switzerland
  • Member of the Economic Advisory Board, Swiss National Bank, Switzerland

Hans Hess (1955)

Position

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Education

Master’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
MBA University of Southern California, USA

Professional background

Since 2006
Self-employed, Hanesco AG, Switzerland
1996 – 2005
Delegate of the Board of Directors and CEO, Leica Geosystems AG, Switzerland
1993 – 1996
President, Leica Optronics Group, Switzerland
1989 – 1993
Vice President, Leica Microscopy Group, Switzerland
1983 – 1988
Head of Polyurethane Division, Huber & Suhner AG, Switzerland
1981 – 1983
Development Engineer, Sulzer AG, Switzerland

Duties and responsibilities

  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee

Other activities and commitments

  • Chairman of the Board, COMET Holding AG, Switzerland
  • Chairman of the Board, Reichle & DeMassari AG, Switzerland
  • Board member, dorma+kaba Holding AG, Switzerland
  • Chairman Swissmem, Switzerland
  • Vice-President, economiesuisse, Switzerland
  • Trustee, Vontobel Foundation, Switzerland
  • Trustee, Swisscontact, Switzerland
  • Trustee, Technorama, Switzerland

Dr. Stephan Bross (1962)

Position

Member of the Board of Directors

Education

Degree in Engineering, University of Braunschweig, Germany

Professional background

Since 2014
Senior Vice President, Pumps, KSB AG, Germany
2007 – 2013
Senior Vice President, Service, KSB AG, Germany
2002 – 2007
Head Product Management and Development Engineered Pumps, KSB AG, Germany
1997 – 2001
Head Development and Services Fluid Flow Technical Systems, KSB AG, Germany
1996 – 1997
Head of Fluid Mechanics Research, KSB AG, Germany
1993 – 1996
R&D Engineer, KSB AG, Germany

Duties and responsibilities

  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee

Dr. Monika Krüsi (1962)

Position

Member of the Board of Directors

Education

Ph.D. in Business Informatics, MBA, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Professional background

Since 2003
Partner, MKP Consulting AG, Switzerland
2001 – 2003
Partner, Venture Incubator Partners AG, Switzerland
1991 – 2001
Associated Partner, McKinsey & Co., Inc., Switzerland
1986 – 1990
Credit Suisse, Switzerland

Duties and responsibilities

  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Strategy Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee

Other activities and commitments

  • Board member, ACP, Switzerland
  • Board member, Emch AG, Switzerland
  • Board member, CP Pumpen AG, Switzerland
  • Board member, Technopark Luzern, Switzerland
  • Board member, 360°, Switzerland

Urs Leinhäuser (1959)

Position

Member of the Board of Directors

Education

Degree in Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland
IMD Lausanne (SSE), Switzerland

Professional background

Since 2016
Partner/Consultant Adulco GmbH, Switzerland
2014 – 2016
Self-employed, Switzerland
2011 – 2014
CFO and Deputy CEO, Member of Group Executive Board, Autoneum Holding AG, Switzerland
2003 – 2011
CFO and Head Corporate Center, Member of Group Executive Committee, Rieter Holding AG, Switzerland
1999 – 2003
CFO, Mövenpick-Holding, Member of Group Executive Committee, Switzerland
1997 – 1999
Head of Finance and Controlling, Piping Systems Division, Georg Fischer AG, Switzerland
1995 – 1997
Head of Corporate Controlling, Georg Fischer AG, Switzerland
1988 – 1994
Group Controller, Cerberus AG, Switzerland
1992
Managing Director, Cerberus, Denmark
1986 – 1988
Tax Consultant; Deputy Head, Tax Consultancy Department, Refidar Moore Stephens, Switzerland
1983 – 1986
Tax Inspector, Cantonal Tax Department SH, Switzerland

Duties and responsibilities

  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee

Other activities and commitments

  • Board member, Ammann Group Holding AG, Switzerland
  • Board member, Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG, Liechtenstein
  • Board member, Ascom Holding AG, Switzerland
  • Board member, VAT Group AG, Switzerland
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the IFF Institute of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland