Independent Board Member since 2020


Master of Business Administration, IMD Business School, Switzerland
Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Professional background

2012 – 2017
Chairman of the Executive Management and CEO, AkzoNobel, NV, The Netherlands
2007 – 2011
CEO, Sulzer AG, Switzerland
2000 – 2002
President, Sulzer Turbomachinery Services, Switzerland
1994 – 2000
Various management positions, Sulzer AG, Switzerland

Duties and responsibilities

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

Other activities and commitments

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Novartis, Switzerland
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Swiss Prime Site AG, Switzerland
  • Advisor, Ammega, Switzerland