Board of 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 2021 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.

Bernhard Jucker

  • Year of birth: 1954
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2016; Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2017
  • Swiss national
  • Non-executive and independent
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, ETH Zurich

Peter Spuhler

  • Year of birth: 1959
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Swiss national
  • Non-executive and independent
  • Owner of Stadler Rail AG, Bussnang, until IPO in April 2019; largest shareholder since IPO; Group CEO a.i. since May 2020
  • Chairman of the Board at Stadler Rail AG, Bussnang (and several other companies of the Stadler Rail Group), at PCS Holding AG, Frauenfeld, at Aebi Schmidt Holding AG, Frauenfeld; Vice Chairman at ZSC Lions AG, Zurich, at DSH Holding AG, Weiningen; Member of the Board of Directors at Allreal Holding AG, Zug, at Autoneum Holding AG, Winterthur (until March 25, 2021), at Evonik Industries AG, Essen (until June 2, 2021), at Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, at European Loc Pool AG, Frauenfeld; member of the Executive Committee at Swissmem, Zurich; member of the Executive Committee at LITRA, Berne; member of the Swiss federal parliament (Nationalrat) from October 1, 1999, to December 31, 2012

ROGER BAILLOD

  • Year of birth: 1958
  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2022 and member since 2016
  • Swiss national
  • Non-executive and independent
  • Degree in Business Economics FH, certified Public Accountant; Professional Board Member since 2017; from 2006 to 2016 Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Group Management of Bucher Industries AG
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Klingelnberg AG, Zurich; Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ed. Geistlich Söhne AG, Schlieren; Member of the Board of Directors of Geistlich Pharma AG, Wolhusen; Chairman of the Board of Directors of BKW AG, Berne

Hans-Peter Schwald

  • Year of birth: 1959
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Swiss national
  • Non-executive and independent
  • Lic. iur. HSG
  • Lawyer; senior partner in the legal practice of BianchiSchwald LLC, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich
  • Chairman of the Board, Autoneum Holding AG, Winterthur; Vice Chairman of the Board, Stadler Rail AG, Bussnang; Chairman of the Board, VAMED Management und Service Switzerland AG as well as VAMED Health Project Switzerland AG, Zihlschlacht, and Chairman of the Swiss VAMED rehabilitation clinics; Chairman, AVIA Association of independent Swiss importers and suppliers of energy products, Cooperative, Zurich; member of the Board of Directors of other Swiss stock corporations

CARL ILLI

  • Year of birth: 1961
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2017
  • Swiss national
  • Non-executive and independent
  • Lic. oec. HSG 
  • Co-owner of CWC Textil AG Group, Zurich, since 2014
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of CWC Textil AG, Zurich, and Swisstulle AG, Münchwilen, since 2009; Chairman of Swiss Textiles – Swiss Textile Federation, Zurich, since June, 2017; member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Textile College, Zurich, since 2014; Chairman of the Swiss Association of Textile Specialists, Reinach, from 1999 to 2011
  • Member of the Board of economiesuisse, Zurich, since September 2020

SARAH KREIENBÜHL

  • Year of birth: 1970
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2022
  • Swiss and French national
  • Non-executive and independent
  • lic. phil. I, Zurich University
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives, including Head Human Resources and Communications of Migros Group since 2018
  • Group VP Corporate Human Resources of Sonova Group from 2004 to 2017, including Group VP Corporate Communications from 2012

DANIEL GRIEDER

  • Year of birth: 1961
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2022
  • Swiss national
  • Non-executive and independent
  • HWZ
  • CEO HUGO BOSS AG, Metzingen (Germany) since June 2021
  • Various positions at PVH from 2010 to 2020, most recently as Global CEO Tommy Hilfiger and CEO PVH Europe; various roles with Tommy Hilfiger from 2004; management of own sales agency from 1985 to 2004, also active for Tommy Hilfiger from 1997

Thomas Anwander

General Secretary and General Counsel

  • Secretary to the Board of Directors since 1993
  • Lic. iur. HSG
  • Member of the Group Executive Committee; he is not a member of the Board of Directors

CROSS-INVOLVEMENT

There are no reciprocal appointments to the Boards of Directors.

COMMITTEES

Audit Committee
Chairman: Roger Baillod
Members: Carl Illi, Hans-Peter Schwald

Nomination Committee
Chairman: Sarah Kreienbühl
Members: Bernhard Jucker, Hans-Peter Schwald

Remuneration Committee
Chairman: Sarah Kreienbühl
Members: Bernhard Jucker, Hans-Peter Schwald

Strategy Committee
Chairman: Bernhard Jucker
Members: Carl Illi, Peter Spuhler, Daniel Grieder

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