Prof. Dr. Stefan Michel
Urs Fankhauser, dipl. masch. Ing. FH, was elected to the board in 2007. Since 2002 he has been a member of Sulzer Group’s senior management and head of Sulzer’s Chemtech division. From 2000 to 2002 he was president of Sulzer Chemtech Inc., Houston, and from 1993 to 2000 of Sulzer Chemtech Pte Ltd, Singapore. Background: Studied mechanical engineering at FH Burgdorf (technical college), awarded an MBA by Henley Management College, U. K., and completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard University, Boston. He is a member of the board of directors of Burckhardt Compression AG, Winterthur. Urs Fankhauser was born on January 24, 1960, and is a Swiss citizen.
Dr Stefan Michel was elected as a member of the board in 2011. He is a professor for marketing and service management at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. Stefan Michel studied economics at Zurich University and took his doctorate in marketing. From 1998 to 2003 he taught marketing at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and was a visiting professor at the universities of Zurich and Bern. Between 2003 and 2008 he taught at the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, U.S.A. He also heads his own consulting company, which he has built up alongside his academic activities. Dr. Stefan Michel was born on May 18, 1967, and is a Swiss citizen.
Erica Jakober-Tremp was elected to the board in 2006 where, as the Bossard employee representative, she represents their interests. Erica Jakober-Tremp joined Bossard Switzerland as head of human resources in 1995. In 2006 she took over the management of the employee pension trust of Bossard Group. Before joining Bossard she held management positions in various international companies in the field of human resources. Background: Diploma in human resources management and parttime business management courses (SKU). Erica JakoberTremp was born on December 16, 1955, and is a Swiss citizen.
Helen Wetter-Bossard, lic. iur., was elected to the board in 2002 after she had served as secretary to the board for eighteen months. She is responsible for the operational management of her own family business and, since 2009, a member of the board of Wetter Gipsergeschäft AG. From 1996 to 1999 she worked as clerk to Canton Lucerne’s administrative court. Between 2005 and 2011 she was a member of the auditing committee of the Corporation of Zug, which she has chaired since 2009. Since January 2012, she has been a member of the board of the Corporation of Zug. Background: Studied law (LLB) at the University of Zurich; further studies in board management. Helen Wetter-Bossard was born on April 15, 1968, and is a Swiss citizen.
05 Dr. Beat E. Lüthi
Dr. Beat E. Lüthi was elected to the board in 2002. He is CEO of CTC Analytics AG, Zwingen, a leading Swiss SME in the field of chromatography automation. From 2003 until 2007 he headed the Laboratory Division of MettlerToledo, Greifensee. Between 1998 and 2002 he was CEO of Feintool, Lyss. From 1990 to 1998 he held various management positions at Mettler-Toledo. Background: Electrical engineering and Ph. D. from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich; Senior Management Program at INSEAD, Paris. He is a member of the board of directors of Straumann, Basel. Dr. Beat E. Lüthi was born on January 12, 1962, and is a Swiss citizen.
Corporate Governance | bossard Annual Report 2011