Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of SFS Group AG consists of six members including the Chairman and Lead Director. All of them are non-executive members.

Members of the board of directors

sfs group board of directors nick huber

  • With SFS from 1995–2016 in various management positions
  • Family shareholder Huber
  • Swiss citizen, born 1964

Other activities

  • COLTENE Holding AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2008
  • HUWA Finanz- und Beteiligungs AG, member of the BoD since 1997
  • Gurit Holding AG, member of the BoD since 1995
  • IBM (Schweiz) AG, Account Manager 1990–1995
Qualifications

  • Stanford Executive Program, Stanford University 2013
  • SKU, Advanced Management Program, Switzerland 2002
  • Matura type E in economics 1984

sfs group board of directors urs kaufmann

  • Lead Director since 2014
  • Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee since 2014
  • Swiss citizen, born 1962

Other activities / professional background

  • HUBER + SUHNER AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2017
  • HUBER + SUHNER AG, deputy of the BoD 2014–2017 and Chief Executive Officer 2002–2017
  • Schaffner Holding AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2017
  • Vetropack Holding AG, member of the BoD since 2017
  • Müller Martini Holding AG, member of the BoD since 2009
  • Gurit Holding AG, member of the BoD since 2006
  • SWISSMEM, member of the Executive Committee since 2012
  • Swiss Employer’s Association (SAV), member of the Executive Committee since 2018
  • Technorama Winterthur, member of the Foundation Board since 2010–2019

Qualifications

  • Senior Executive Program IMD Lausanne 1995
  • Master's degree in engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich 1987

sfs group board of directors thomas oetterli

  • Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2014
  • Swiss citizen, born 1969

Other activities / professional background

  • Schindler Group, Chief Executive Officer since 2016
  • Schindler Group, Head of China 2013–2016
  • Schindler Group, Head of Europe North & East 2010–2013
  • Schindler Group, member of the Executive Management Committee since 2010
  • Schindler Group, Head of Switzerland 2006–2009
  • Schindler Group since 1994
Qualification

  • Master's degree in economics, University of Zurich 1996

sfs group chairman heinrich spoerry

  • External member since 2016
  • Chief Executive Officer 1999–2015
  • With SFS from 1981–1986 and since 1998
  • Swiss citizen, born 1951

Other activities

  • Mikron Holding AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2010
  • Bucher Industries AG, member of the BoD since 2006
  • Frutiger AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2016
Qualifications

  • MBA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1979
  • Master’s degree in economics, University of St. Gallen 1976

sfs group board of directors bettina stadler

  • Family shareholder Stadler/Tschan
  • Swiss citizen, born 1967

Other activities

  • EVTI-BEST AG, member of the BoD since 2019
  • POLYGENA AG, Head of HR and member of the Executive Board since 2016
  • PWB AG, Human Resources manager since 2003–2018, member of the Executive Board since 2008–2018
  • Frauenhof Immobilien AG, member of the BoD since 2016
  • Residenz Frauenhof AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2015, member of the BoD and Managing Director since 2007
  • WISTAMA Finanz- und Beteiligungs AG, member of the BoD since 2011
  • Raiffeisenbank Oberes Rheintal, member of the BoD 2006–2011
  • Raiffeisenbank Lüchingen Altstätten, member of the BoD 2002–2006
Qualifications

  • Swiss Board School, IMP-HSG, University of St.Gallen 2015
  • Degree in business administration HF 1995

SFS Group Member of the Board of Directors Manuela Suter

  • Swiss citizen, born 1974

Other activities

  • 2018 Bucher Industries, CFO
  • 2014 Bucher Industries, Head of Group Controlling
  • 2011 Bucher Industries, Group Controller
  • 2010 SIX Exchange Regulation, Zurich, senior financial reporting specialist
  • 2007 Holcim, Zurich, Head Financial Holdings
  • 2001 Ernst&Young, Zurich, auditor

Qualifications

  • Swiss certified public accountant 2005
  • Master's degree in business economics (lic. oec. publ.) from University of Zurich 2001

sfs group board of directors jörg walther

  • Swiss citizen, born 1961

Other activities / professional background

  • Partner at Schärer Attorneys at law since 2010
  • HUBER + SUHNER AG, member of the BoD since 2016, Member of the Audit Committee
  • Zehnder Group AG, member of the BoD and Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2016
  • AEW Energie AG, member of the BoD since 2014, Member of the Audit Committee
  • Proderma AG, Chairman of the BoD since 2014
  • Kraftwerk Augst AG, member of the BoD since 2015
  • Immobilien AEW AG, member of the BoD since 2015
  • Resun AG, General Counsel und Head Corporate Services, member of the Executive Committee 2010–2012
  • Novartis International AG, Global Head Legal M&A and Antitrust, member of the Group Legal Executive Committee 2001–2009
  • ABB Asea Brown Boveri AG, Group Vice President M&A
    1999–2001
  • ABB Schweiz AG, Senior Legal Counsel 1995–1998
  • Danzas Management AG, Senior Legal Counsel and Head Legal Services 1991–1995
Qualifications

  • MBA University of Chicago 1999
  • Postgraduate certificate in European economic law, University of St. Gallen 1993
  • Admitted to the bar (Attorney at Law) 1990
  • MLaw, University of Zurich 1989

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