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Board of Directors

Directors

Pursuant to the Articles of Association, the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding Ltd. consists of no less than five and no more than nine members. In the 2015 financial year, no member of the Board performed executive duties. Nominations for election to the Board of Directors are made with due regard for the balanced composition of  this body, taking industrial and international management and specialist experience into account.

Last updated: January 3, 2017

Name
Nationality
Position
Year of birth
On the board since
Executive/
non-executive

Erwin Stoller*2,3
CH
Chairman of the Board of Directors
1947
2014
non-executive
This E. Schneider*2,3
CH
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
1952
2009
non-executive
Michael Pieper
CH
Member of the Board of Directors
1946
2009
non-executive
Hans-Peter Schwald*1,2,3
CH
Member of the Board of Directors
1959
2009
non-executive
Peter Spuhler
CH
Member of the Board of Directors
1959
2009
non-executive
Roger Baillod*1

CH
Member of the Board of Directors
1958
2016
non-executive
Bernhard Jucker*1
CH
Member of the Board of Directors
1954
2016
non-executive

*1 Members of the audit committee (Chairman: Roger Baillod) 
*2 Members of the nominations committee (Chairman: This E. Schneider)
*3 Members of the remuneration committee (Chairman: This E. Schneider)

Erwin Stoller (1947)

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2014
  • Swiss national
  • Master of Science ETH in Mechanical Engineering, Zurich
  • With Rieter since 1978, member of the Group Executive Committee from 1992 to 2007, head of the Textile Systems Division from 1992 to 2002, head of the Automotive Systems Division from 2002 to 2007, 2008 Chairman of the Board of Directors Rieter Holding Ltd., from 2009 to 2013 Executive Chairman

 CV (PDF/English/26 KB)

This E. Schneider (1952)

    • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2009
    • Swiss national
    • Lic. oec. HSG; Executive Chairman of the Board of the Forbo Group
    • Member of the Board of Directors of Galenica SA, Berne

Michael Pieper (1946)

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Swiss national
  • Lic.oec. HSG; owner and Chief Executive Officer of the Franke Artemis Group
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Artemis Holding AG, Hergiswil and its subsidiaries and of the subsidiaries of Franke worldwide. Member of the Board of Directors of: Berenberg Bank (Schweiz) AG, Zurich; Hero AG, Lenzburg; Forbo Holding AG, Baar; Adval Tech Holding AG, Niederwangen

Hans-Peter Schwald (1959)

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Swiss national
  • lic.iur. HSG; Senior partner in the legal practice of BianchiSchwald LLC, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich
  • Chairman of Autoneum Holding AG, Winterthur; Chairman of Ruag Holding AG, Bern; Vice President of the Board of Directors, Stadler Rail AG, Bussnang; Chairman of AVIA Association of Independent Importers of Petroleum Products, Zurich; Member of the Board of Directors of other Swiss companies

Peter Spuhler (1959)

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Swiss national
  • Owner of Stadler Rail AG, Bussnang
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of: Stadler Rail AG, Bussnang; Stadler Bussnang AG, Bussnang; Aebi-Schmidt Holding AG, Burgdorf and of several other companies of Stadler Rail Group. Member of the Board of Directors of Walo Bertschinger Central AG, Zurich
  • Member of the National Council of the Swiss Parliament from 1999 to 2012

Roger Baillod (1958)

  • Member of the Board of Directors since April 6, 2016
  • Swiss national
  • Degree in Business Economics FH, certified Public Accountant
  • Member of the Board of Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund, Zurich and Member of the Board of BKW AG, Bern
  • Until September 2016: Bucher Industries AG, Chief Financial Officer, Member of Group Management
  • As of October 2016: self-employed, professional Member of the Board

Bernhard Jucker (1954)

  • Member of the Board of Directors since April 6, 2016
  • Swiss national
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, ETH Zurich
  • Since 2016: President Europe Region and  Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Working in various positions for ABB since 1979, from 2006 until 2015 as President Power Products Division and  Member of the Group Executive Committee

Cross-involvement
There are no reciprocal appointments to the Boards of Directors.

Thomas Anwander
General Secretary

  • Thomas Anwander, lic. iur. HSG, General Counsel and General Secretary of Rieter Holding Ltd., has been Secretary to the Board of Directors since 1993; he is not a member of the Board of Directors.

 CV (English/PDF/36 KB)