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Here are the brief portraits of  BoardFinder with their industry and field experience as board of directors, Board of Trustees, (German) Advisory Council or Supervisory Board or a (European or Anglo-Saxon) Board of Directors or as a chairman.

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Michael Auer

Michael.Auer@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

Industry and field experience as board of directors 

 

Banking & Finance

  • Lienhardt&Partner Privatbank AG: member of the BoD, Member of the Audit Committee since 2019
  • Notenstein Privatbank AG:Vice Chairman of the BoD, Member of the Audit Committee (2014 – 2018)

 

Fintec

  • Aduno AG / Viseca AG: Member of the Board, member Nomination & Compensation Committee since 2014
  • TWINT AG: member of the BoD (2016-2018)

 

Tourism

  • Säntisbahn AG: member of the BoD since 2013

 

Pension fund

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Raiffeisen Pensionskasse AG and the Raiffeisen Employers’ Foundation (2008- 2018)

 

Education

  • Member and Vice President of the University Council of the University of Applied Sciences St.Gallen (2006-2016)
  • President of the Advisory Board of the University of Applied Sciences St.Gallen (2006-2016)


Foundations and NPO

  • Member Foundation Board Swiss Museum Passport (2014-2018)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees Swiss Naive Art and Art Brut (2009-2016)

Core competencies

  • Deep and diverse Human Resources Management expertise in all relevant topics combined with 10 years of C-level experience and P & L responsibility in the financial services industry
  • Fintec experience with a focus on mobile payment solutions
  • Wide BVG and pension expertise
  • Authentic communicator with a sense for the interpersonal challenges between operational and strategic management
“Success in today`s business is always the result of a focused investment in talent, passion, ability, and competence.” Often board members are still paying too little attention to the challenges of strategic human capital management, but these processes make the difference in the long run.”
Michael Auer

Pascal A. Brenneisen

pascal.brenneisen@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

 

Industry and field experience as board of directors and chairman

 

Life Sciences & Healthcare

  • Konapharma Ltd., Pratteln, member of the BoD since June 2015
  • Entourage Pharma Consulting Ltd., Basel, member of the BoD since June 2015
  • Topadur Pharma Ltd., Zurich, member of the BoD since June 2015

 

Pharmazie

  • Novartis Pharma Stein Ltd., chairman, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Novartis Pharma Switzerland Ltd., chairman, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Alcon Switzerland Ltd., chairman, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Switzerland Ltd., chairman, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Novartis Pharma Schweizerhalle Ltd., chairman, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Alcon Management SA, member of the BoD, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Alcon Pharmaceuticals Ltd., member of the BoD, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Alcon Grieshaber AG, member of the BoD, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014
  • Novartis Center de Recherche Santé Animale SA, member of the BoD, Feb 2012 – Oct 2014

Marco Dazzi

marco.dazzi@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Industry and field experience as board of directors and chairman

 

Real estate and private equity

  •  Orizonts GmbH (consulting and transactions), CEO & Founder since 2017

 

Finance

  •  Smart Capital Partners AG (Private Equity), member of the BoD since 2017

 

Telecommunications

  •  Isopin AG (product safety), member of the BoD since 2018

 

Pharmacy

  •  NLS-1 Pharma AG, (development an ADHD drug), interims CFO since 2018

Core competencies

  • Finance and controlling
  • Real estate transactions and financing
  • Efficient, anlytical and network thinking

 

“A valuable BoD is characterized in particular by critically reviewing the strategic direction of the company while at the same time contributing to profitable and sustainable growth.” Marco Dazzi

Dirk Diederich

dirk.diederich@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Industries and field experience as a member of the Supervisory Board / Advisory Board / Chairman

 

Building industry

  • CEO Holding (Switzerland)
  • Head of strategic business development (Germany)

 

Plant construction

  • Group Management (Austria)
  • Board of Directors (Switzerland)
    CEO (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)

 

Major projects Infrastructure

  • Technical Managing Director of major international projects in the rail sector

Core competencies

  • Sustainable securing of company success through systemic development of complex organizations and business units, nationally and internationally
  • Planning and implementation of expansions, restructurings and reorganizations in medium-sized companies and groups
  • Adapting and optimizing company / group-wide organizations and structures with a holistic view
  • Future-oriented expansion of the market position of companies through a determinded adaptation of the range of services
  • Visionary search for new ways, constantly reconciling market requirements and company portfolio
  • Re-founding and integrating (due diligence) of companies and business units
“The task of the advisory boards and the boards of directors is to establish and secure the success of companies. This is done in a team with the operational management by making the right decisions on the basis of a comprehensive track record with good corporate culture and meaningful and lived values: People are in the center and focus of all efforts.” Dirk Diederich

Dr. Barbara Dubach

barbara.dubach@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

 

Industry and field experience as board of directors 

 

Building Materials industry

  • Holcim Ltd: member of the Sustainability Committee (SDSC) and the Environment Committee (SEP); 2003 – 2010

 

Finance

  • Alternative Bank Switzerland, member of the Council for Sustainable Investment since 2015
  • Ethos Académie, board member and founding member of Ethos Académie, 2012 – 2015

 

Foundations and NPO

  • PanEco, board member since 2010
  • Pusch, Foundation Councilor representing the economy since 2010
  • Swiss Peace, member of the Business Advisory Board since 2009
  • Global Reporting Initiative, member of the Stakeholder Council; 2008 – 2013

Core competencies

  • Many years of international industry and leadership experience
  • Broad knowledge in the areas of strategy consulting, risk and crisis management, stakeholder management, knowledge transfer and communication, evaluation and impact analysis, accompaniment and moderation of events and claim groups dialogues as well as customized sustainability consulting
  • Specific knowledge in the construction industry, in the areas of environmental economics and development policy, sustainable investment, international trade and commodities, retail and consumer, social welfare and politics
„The search for solutions to global megatrends and challenges is increasingly influencing the work of board of directors. Together we can identify new waypoints these challenges offer.“
Dr. Barbara Dubach

Thomas Gross

thomas.gross@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Industry and field experience as board of directors 

 

Financial Services

  • VP Bank (Luxembourg) S.A., member of the BoD since 2017


Fintech

  • swissQuant Group AG, member of the BoD since 2016; Head of the Compensation Committee, member of the Audit Committee

 

Computer science in health care

  • Bint GmbH, partner, in role analogous to chairman of the board since 2016

 

Wood industry

  • Marobag AG, owner and chairman since 2015

Core competencies

  • Strategic thinking with a strong focus on implementation
  • Understanding the day-to-day management of the operational level
  • Ability to transfer broad experience across different industries
“SMEs also benefit when they deliberately put their board of directors together with people who complement each other perfectly in terms of their background and who actively support owners and management with an independent approach and a strong network of relationships.” Thomas Gross

Dr. Gabriele Hofmann-Schmid

gabriele.hofmann@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Industry and field experience as a board of directors

 

Finance

  • Compagnie Privée de Conseils et d’Investissements SA, Genève, successor of ATAG Asset Management Bank, member of the BoD since 2011)
  • Trefoil Ltd., Private Trust Company, New Zealand, Director since 2013

IT

  • Swiss Aviation Software AG, member of the BoD 2004 – 2006

 

Tourism and traffic

  • Swiss European Airlines AG, member of the BoD 2004 – 2006
  • Cross Travel Club AG, member of the BoD 2004 – 2006
  • Luganair AG, Member of the BoD 2004 – 2006

 

Other mandate

  • Foundation Kinderhilfe of the Swiss Personals, founding member and member of the board of trustees since 1999
  • ASDA, Association for Air and Space Law, member of the BoD since 1998 and president of the steering committee since 2008
  • Free Gymnasium Basel, member of the steering committee since 2012

Prof. Dr. Rembert Horstmann

Rembert.horstmann@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

Branchenerfahrung als Aufsichtsrat-/Beirats-Mitglied in Deutschland und VR-Präsident in der Schweiz

 

Logistik

  • Direktor und Marketingverantwortlicher in einem inhabergeführten und in einem im Ausland börsennotierten Logistikkonzern

 

Aufzugsbranche

  • Senior Vice President Marketing in einem ehemaligen DAX-Konzern
  • Vice President Global Key Accounts in einem ehemaligen DAX-Konzern

 

Stahlindustrie

  • Senior Vice President Marketing in einem ehemaligen DAX-Konzern und einem finnischen börsennotierten Konzern

 

Unternehmensberatung

  • Elektrobranche
  • Office Automation
  • Kontraktlogistik/Intra-Logistik
  • Maschinen- und Anlagenbau
  • B2B Online Markplätze
  • Kryptobranche/Digitale Währungen

 

Bildung

  • Professor mit dem Lehrgebiet Marketing und Vertrieb an der CBS Cologne Business School in Köln
  • Honorarprofessor für Internationales Marketing und Brand Management an der FHDW Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft in Paderborn
  • Mitglied im Beirat des ZMU Zentrum für marktorientierte Unternehmensführung an der WHU in Koblenz, Beiratsvorsitzender Prof. Dr. Herman Simon
  • Diverse Lehraufträge an verschiedenen Hochschulen in Deutschland und im Ausland
  • Promotion in den USA zum Themengebiet Kundenzufriedenheit/Kundenbindung
  • Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Universität Münster, Diplomarbeit bei Prof. Dr. Heribert Meffert

 

Werbung

  • Mitglied im Aufsichtsrat einer der führenden Werbeagenturen in Deutschland

 

 

Kernkompetenzen

  • Strategische Positionierung von Unternehmen und Entwicklung von neuen Geschäftsmodellen
  • Digitale Transformation im Bereich Marketing und Vertrieb
  • Internationales Marketing, internationale Marktdurchdringung
  • Markenführung von Familienunternehmen und Konzernen
  • Integrierte Unternehmens- und Kundenkommunikation
  • Exzellenz im Vertrieb, Steigerung der Vertriebseffizienz
  • Aufbau von Kundenbindungs-/ Partnerprogrammen
  • Kundenmanagement/Customer Centricity in Unternehmen/CRM
  • Services Marketing, Optimierung von Dienstleistungsangeboten

Rainer Isenrich

rainer.isenrich@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Industry and field experience as a board of directors

 

Mechanical and electrical industry, producing industry

  • Insolight SA, member of the BoD since 2018
  • Verpama AG, Freienbach (internationally leading manufacturer of cardboard handling machinery and packaging solutions) member of the BoD since 2012
  • Georg Fischer Seewis AG, member of the BoD 2004 – 2005
  • Pension Fund of Georg Fischer AG, Board of trustees 2004 – 2005

 

Renewable energy

  • Younergy Solar SA, chairman of the board since 2017
  • Insolight SA, member of the BoD since 2018
  • Edisun Power Europe AG, chairman of the board since 2015

 

Additional

  • Member of the Board Experience Group of the Swiss Network of Directors

Core competencies

  • Critical Thinker
  • Solution finder and solution finder
  • with a very broad leadership, function and industry experience

 

 

 

“Independent external board members ensure that One plus One adds up to more than Two, because they bring new ideas, critical questions, and a lot of experience to a team.” Rainer Isenrich

René Kamm

rene.kamm@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

 

Industry and field experience as board of directors and chairman

 

Live Marketing / Exhibitions

  • MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG, chairman 2003 – 2018
  • MCH Messe Schweiz Zürich AG, vice chairman 2003 – 2013
  • MCH Messe Schweiz (Zürich) AG, chairman 2013 – 2018
  • MCH Beaulieu SA, vize chairman 2010 – 2018
  • Winkler LiveCom AG, chairman 2005 – 2018
  • Expomobilia AG, chairman 2007 – 2018
  • Rufener AG, chairman 2009 – 2018
  • Asian Art Fairs Ltd., Hong Kong, chairman  2012 – 2018
  • Seventh Plane Ltd., New Delhi, chairman 2017 – 2018
  • Art Basel US Corp., New York chairman  2016 – 2018
  • MC2 Corp., New Jersey, chairman 2017 – 2018
  • Masterpiece London Ltd., chairman 2017 – 2018
  • MCH Global, Dubai, chairman 2017 – 2018
  • EMECA (European Major Exhibition Centers Association, member of the BoD 2003 – 2012
  • EMECA, chairman 2010 – 2012
  • UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry), member of the BoD 2012 – 2018

 

Sport

  • FC Basel 1893 Holding and AG, as well as Board of Directors Association, member of the Board of Directors 2012 – 2017

 

Industry / Trade

  • Winter Group, Winter & Company AG, member of the BoD since 2017

Core competencies

  • More than 30 years experience in the international environment, including more than 20 years of P & L responsibility.
  • A creative “maker” with a special passion for strategy development, business development, internationalization, marketing and M & A.
“A board of directors should not only provide fresh input for the top management by asking the right questions. Above all it should provide an added value thanks to its know-how and network.“  René Kamm

Michael Klaus

michael.klaus@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

 

Industry and field experience as board of directors and chairman

 

Automotive, Automobile Sales, Distribution & Trade

  • Opel Suisse, Chairman of the supervisory board (-2003)
  • General Motors Poland, Member of the Board (-2004)
  • Chevrolet Polska, Member of the Board (-2004)

Industry experience as a director

 

Automotive, Automobile Sales, Distribution & Trade

  • Executive Dir. International Operations Adam Opel AG (-2013)
  • Executive Dir. Opel Germany (-2010)
  • Dir. Global Sales & Marketing Operations Saab Automobile SA (-2009)
  • Dir. Marketing Operations Adam Opel AG (-2007)

Core competencies

  • Automotive Industry
  • Entrepreneurs, management and personnel consultants
  • Member of the Federal Association of German Business Consultants (BDU e.V.)

 

 

 

“The composition of a supervisory board itself requires regular” supervision “- to accomodate for the constant technological, social and cultural change.“ Michael Klaus

Dr. Christoph Kumpf

christoph.kumpf@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

 

 

 

 

Branches and field experience as a member of the Supervisory Board / Advisory Board / Chairman

 

Health Care

  • GSG mbH – Society for Standard Processes in Health Care mbH, Hanover, Member of the Supervisory Board, 2007 – 2011
  • BVBG – Federal Association of Procurement Institutions in the Health Economy Germany e.V., Cologne, Deputy. Federal Chairman, 2009 – 2018
  • BVMed – Federal Association of Medical Technology e.V., Membership, 2002 – 2006

Core competencies

  • Strategic support of start-ups and their sustainable market establishment
  • Further development of medium-sized companies to complete the value-added chain
  • Change management in family businesses with personnel and structural reorganization
  • value-based understanding of leadership and modern team developer

 

 

Michael Mahlknecht

michael.mahlknecht@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

Branchen und Bereichserfahrung als Aufsichtsrat / Beirat / Geschäftsleitung

 

Fintech

  • Mitglied des Advisory Boards des Schweizer Finanzsoftware-Anbieters Imberg Consulting GmbH (seit 2019)
  • Mitgründer und Geschäftsführer des Fintechs Delta Hedge GmbH (2006-2009)


Finanzdienstleistungen

  • Vorstand der internationalen Corporate-Bank Banco do Brasil AG (2016-2018)

Bildung

  • Board Member der ERM Academy (2008-2011)

Kernkompetenzen

  • Fintech-Know-how für Corporates, Finanzbranche, Start-ups und Immobilienbereich
  • Digitalisierung
  • Strategie, Geschäftsmodelle
  • Finanzen (Controlling, Risikomanagement, Rechnungswesen)
  • Regulatorische Themen
  • Internationale und interkulturelle Erfahrung (DACH, Brasilien, Naher Osten / Islamic finance)

 

 

 

„Die Digitalisierung ordnet das Spielfeld für Unternehmen vieler Branchen neu. Branchengrenzen verschwimmen, Geschäftsmodelle verändern sich und aktive Aufsichtsräte tragen zum Erfolg bei, indem sie ihre Kenntnisse und Erfahrungen über verschiedene Branchen und Länder hinweg einbringen.“

Michael Mahlknecht

Riccarda Mecklenburg

riccarda.mecklenburg@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Industry and field experience as a board of directors

 

Industry FinTech sector, communication, media

  • Founder CrowdConsul

 

Other mandates

  • Foundation Councilor Zurich Journalist Award … until today
  • Board Association Women’s Enterprise … until today
  • President Gönnerverein Kinderspitex Joël Mühlemann … until today


Previous mandates

  • Member of the board m & m Media Holding AG … until 2012
  • Member of the board Mecklenburg dynasty … until 2013
  • Member of the board mm & b Media agence s.a.s, Paris … until 2012
  • Member of the board mm & v Media Agency zrt., Budapest … until 2011
  • Member of the board schreiner & vanbokkel Media Agency BV, Rotterdam … until 2010

 

Core competencies

  • Strong networker with far-reaching relationships in business, politics, media and editorial departments.
  • Acquisitive entrepreneur and accelerator for new projects.
  • Managing multicultural boards, C-level and employees. Many years of experience as a VR and VRP domestically and abroad.
  • Strong expertise in corporate strategy and in all areas of media and communication management as well as strategic support of start-ups.
  • Pleasant to deal with, purposeful and consistent in the matter.

 

 

 

“Whoever fishes in the aquarium, does not catch anything new. Therefore, the composition of the BoD makes fishing outside of your own circle more successful.“ Riccarda Mecklenburg

Barbara Messmer

 

barbara.messmer@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn-profile

 

Industry and field experience as a board of directors

 

Consumer-/Investment goods

  • The roomers AG, Chairman, since July 18
  • WB Form AG, Chairman, since June 12
  • Wohnbedarf AG Basel, Chairman, since January 16
  • WB Holding AG Bern, Member of the Board, since January 11
  •  Stenders, Latvia, Member of the Advisory Board, 13-15


Health service

  • Laboratoires Genolier SA, Aevis Holding, Member of the Board, 13-16


NPO

  • Unicef ​​Switzerland, delegate / Member of the Board since 15
  • Unicef ​​Switzerland, Member of the Steering Committee Finance, since 15


Politics

  • Municipality Zumikon, treasurer and head of finance and tax department, 14-18

 

Core Competencies

  • Marketing, Branding, Business Development, Retail, Sales, Finance
  • Change Management, Restructuring, Turnaround Management, M&A

 

 

 

„Diversity im Verwalrungsrat stellt ausgewogene strategische Entscheidungen und langfristigen Geschäftserfolg sicher. Erfolgsfaktoren sind dabei nicht nur Gender Diversity, sondern auch fundierte Expertise, Track Reccord, Führungserfahrung, Ausbildung und ein hohes Mass an Unabhängigkeit.“

Barbara Messmer

Dr. Leonz Meyer

leonz.meyer@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

Industry experience as a board of directors

 

Healthcare

  • Claraspital group (private hospital) Member of the Board since 1997 Chairman of the Board of the pension fund since 2011
  • Maquet AG (medical products) member of the Board since 2004


Real estate

  • INC Immobilien Group, sole Member of the Board since 2005

Finance

  • Ecopetrol Capital AG (oil and gas), Member of the Board since 2010
  • Iron Mountain (data security), Member of the Board since 2011


Consumer Goods

  • Wolford (Switzerland) AG (fashion), Member of the Board since 2014
  • SnackFinder AG (food), Founder and Chairman  of the Board since 2016


Technology

  • Consilio Switzerland (eDiscovery), Chairmain of the Board since 2013

 

 

Core Competencies

  • Motivating team leader
  • Consistent in the achievement of goals
  • Ensures compliance within a company

 

 

“The liability risk of directors generally increases. This risk can be minimized by appointing a member of VRFinder onto your board.” Dr. Leonz Meyer

Prof. Dr. Dominik M. Müller

dominik.mueller@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Branches and field experience as a member of the Supervisory Board / Advisory Board / Chairman

 

Food

  • Managing Director in the food industry

 

Education

  • Professor of Business Administration, specializing in Controlling and Accounting
  • Research assistant at the Technische Universität München and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Teaching at the DHBW Stuttgart, HWR Berlin, University of Applied Sciences Hannover HsH and the Technical University of Munich
  • Ph.D. rer. pole. at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

 

Finance

  • Management consultant at KPMG AG, auditing company

Core competencies

  • Accounting and controlling for small and medium-sized enterprises as well as family businesses and cooperatives 
  • Interim Management 
  • Influence of corporate structures on the company’s success 
  • Composition of Supervisory Board and Executive Board and the impact on corporate development

 

 

 

Mag. Martin Peirl

martin.peirl@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

Branchen und Bereichserfahrung als Verwaltungsrat/-ratspräsident

 

Industrie

  • Geschäftsführer Deutschland  und Mitglied erweiterte Geschäftsleitung in Österreich, Metallindustrie, ca. 1.000 Mitarbeitern, familiengeführt
  • Geschäftsführer mehrerer Landesgesellschaften (Russische Föderation, Ungarn, Litauen, Ukraine)  Japanischer Elektronikkonzern, Mitglied erweiterte  Geschäftsleitung,  Konzernzentrale, Wien. Vertreten in den Überwachungsorganen der Tochterfirmen.

 

Projektgeschäft/Bauwirtschaft

  • Werksdirektor  (Interim Manager in  Change Situation) Produktionswerk, Russischen Föderation
  • Führung von Großprojekten im Anlagen- und Metallbau

 

Maschinen- und Anlagenbau

  • Geschäftsführer Zentral- und Osteuropa, Maschinenbaukonzern Schweiz, verantwortlich für Muttergesellschaft  in Österreich und  7 Tochtergesellschaften in Zentral- und Osteuropa

Kernkompetenzen

  • Aufbau und Optimierung von internationalen Geschäftsprozessen
  • Identifikation und Entwicklung von Human Resources im internationalen Zusammenhängen
  • Vertriebsmanagement
  • Gestalten und Führen von Entwicklungs- und Veränderungsprozessen
  • Führung und Entwicklung interkultureller Teams
  • Ausschreibungs- und Projektgeschäft
  • Einführung und Optimierung Digitale Geschäftsprozesse (in Vertrieb und HR)

 

 

 

„Die Gesundheit eines Unternehmens ist eng verbunden mit dem Identifizieren und Entwickeln von Potentialen. Seien es Märkte, Menschen oder Innovationen. In diesen Bereichen kann ich beitragen und einschätzen was geht – und was eher nicht.“

Mag. Martin Peirl

Daniel Pfirter

daniel.pfirter@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

 

Industry and field experience as a board of directors

 

Wholesale

  • sperrag jago ag, Pratteln (import / wholesale), Member of the Board since 1997
  • Woodpecker Group, Basel (including 6 independent trading companies “Holzwerkstoffe”), mMember of the Board since 2004
  • HolzLand GmbH Cooperation, Dortmund, Member of the Board since 2015


Real Estate 

  • Woodestate AG, Basel (real estate), Member of the Board since 2003 


Finances

  • Woodinvest Ltd., Basel (financing), Chairman of the Board since 2004


Industry

  • Paul Pfirter & Co. AG, Pratteln (painting), Chairman of the Board since 2008


Building materials

  • hgc HG Commerciale, Zurich (building materials trade), Member of the Board since 2015


Energy

  • Renergy GmbH, Oberwil (energy trust), Advisory board since 2017

 

 

“In a BoD belong independent lateral thinkers with an entrepreneurial background, which constantly question the actions of the company and contribute to a positive development.” Daniel A. Pfirter

Milan Prenosil

milan.prenosil@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

 

Branches and field experience as Chairman of the Board of Directors


Construction

  • Cortis Splice, member of the BoD


Textile

  • Fischbacher, member of the BoD


Mobility

  • Parking garage Gessnerallee, member of the BoD

Core competencies

  • Strategy development, corporate development, organization, leadership of and in family businesses
  • Marketing / Communication
“As a board member, I have the opportunity to shape the future of, and take responsibility in various companies and industries. Corporate values, business ethics and social skills in leadership and communication are also very important to me.“ Milan Prenosil

Dipl.-Ing Georg Reichsthaler

georg.reichsthaler@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

 

Branchenerfahrung & Expertise

  • Maschinenindustrie
  • Anlagenbau
  • Off-shore und Marine Engineering
  • Sicherheitstechnologie
  • Chemische Industrie
  • Anlagen zur Erzeugung erneuerbarer Energie
  • Asien: Marktaufbau in China, Indien, Singapur, Thailand, Korea, Japan, Indonesien
  • Internationale Erfahrungen und Kontakte in USA, Brasilien, Singapur, VAE und Europa

Kernkompetenzen

  • analytisch, umsichtig, zielorientiert, aufgeschlossen, loyal
  • Strategische und marktadäquate Entwicklung international tätiger Unternehmen
  • Branchenübergreifende Erfahrungen im globalen Marktaufbau
  • Interkulturelle Führungserfahrung auf Topmanagement-Ebene in global agierenden Konzernen und mittelständischen Unternehmen
  • Restrukturierungen – Planung und Umsetzungen

 

 

 

„Unternehmenserfolg sicherstellen und ausbauen durch Weitblick, Initiative und Wahrnehmung globaler Chancen bei gleichzeitig verantwortungsvoller Abwägung und Begrenzung von Risken, gestützt auf konsequentes Handeln innerhalb eines klaren, ethischen Wertegefüges.“

Dipl.-Ing Georg Reichsthaler

Prof. Dr. Urs Saxer LL.M.

urs.saxer@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

 

Industry and field experience as a board of directors

 

Health care

  • Spital Männedorf AG, member of the BoD since 2012
  • Genossenschaft Ärztekasse, member of the BoD since 2012


Media and communication

  • Radio 24 AG, member of the BoD 2013 to 2016
  • Radio Argovia AG, member of the BoD 2015 to 2016


Finance

  • Hiwisca Finanz und Investment AG, sole member of the BoD 1992 – 2009


Additional

  • Inter-Community School, board member and member of the executive committee since 2015

Jürg Schneider

juerg.schneider@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn profile

Industry and field experience as a director

 

Construction and real estate industry

  • Gimalur AG, member of the BoD since 2019

 

Consumer goods

  • Schlör AG (beverages), member of the BoD since 2007
  • Snackfinder AG (food), co-founder and responsible for sales and marketing


Investments

  • Jürg Schneider Beteiligungs AG, sole member of the BoD since 2007
  • Mellon Holdings AG, member of the BoD 2016

 

Regional Projects NRP

  • Hochstammseetal AG (regional high-stem products), 2012 – 2014


Further

  • PENGland AG, VR-Mitglied seit 2018; Hydroliq Group Holding AG, member of the BoD since 2018

 

Core competencies

  • Entrepreneurial view
  • Understanding the differences between strategic and operational governance
  • Specialized for SMEs and family businesses

 

 

“From my own experience, I know how difficult it is to find a suitable board member for a SME. With VRfinder I want to contribute, that there is an alternative to the conventional search.” Jürg Schneider

Dr. Josef Simmer MBA

josef.simmer@boardfinder.org
LinkedIn Profil

 

Branchen und Bereichserfahrung als Aufsichtsrat/Verwaltungsrat/-ratspräsident

 

Holzwerkstoffhandel und Kooperationen

  • Europäische Holzhandelskooperation: Holzland GmbH, Dortmund, Stellvertretender Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender seit 2012
  • Woodpecker Holding AG, Basel, Verwaltungsratsmitglied seit 2018


Berufserfahrung als CEO (Alleingeschäftsführer)

  • Keplinger GmbH, Traun, Beschäftigungszeitraum September 2007 – heute
  • IMMOKEP GmbH, Traun, Beschäftigungszeitraum März 2014 – heute
  • Holzpartner Handelsgesellschaft m. b. H., Villach, Beschäftigungszeitraum August 2008 – heute
  • Lagerhaus Technik Center GmbH & Co KG, Korneuburg, Februar 2003 – August 200

Kernkompetenzen

  • Strategische Planung und Steuerung

  • Finanzen und Controlling

  • Personalmanagement

 

 

 

“Ich engagiere mich im Aufsichtsrat und Verwaltungsrat von mittelständigen Unternehmen, weil ich gerne Verantwortung übernehme und die Werte sowie die Unternehmenskultur überwache.”

Dr. Josef Simmer MBA

Tecla Solari

tecla.solari@boardfinder.org
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Branches and field experience as Chairman of the Board of Directors

 

Financial services and IT

  • Sella Technology Solutions S.p.A., Banca Sella Holding S.p.A, Italy, Member of the Board since 2019
  • Avaloq France SA, Member of the Board until 2018
  • Avaloq Luxembourg SA, Member of the Board until 2018
  • Avaloq UK Ltd., Member of the Board until 2018
  • Avaloq Iberia SA, Member of the Board until 2018

 

Core competencies

  • More than 20 years of proven industry and leadership experience and diverse banking, IT, fintech and exponential technology expertise
  • Strategic and entrepreneurial thinking; Experience in the long-term development of a Swiss banking software company, from start-up to a leading global financial services provider
  • International “go-to-market” strategy development and implementation, business development, sales and marketing
  • Leading complex negotiations with many stakeholders
  • Leading large digital / IT transformation projects as well as developing new business and operating models, including outsourcing strategies
  • Intercultural management; Multilingual (D, F, I, E)

 

 

 

“In this Digital era, Data and Software are transforming the global economy and our societies. Digital expertise and international experience within BoD and EB are now a days crucial in order to face global mega trends and challenges, grasp new business opportunities and define successful company strategies in our rapidly evolving world.” Tecla Solari

Dr. Ralf von Baer

ralf.vonbaer@boardfinder.org
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Branches and field experience as a member of the Supervisory Board / Advisory Board / Chairman

 

Health service

  • Telecare SA (Switzerland), Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 2013 to 2015


Electronics, automotive

  • PT. Robert Bosch (Indonesia), Chairman of the Supervisory Board (& CEO) from 2015 to 2017
  • PT. Robert Bosch Automotive (Indonesia), Member of the Supervisory Board from 2015 to 2017


Construction

  • Putzmeister Shanghai (China), Member of the Supervisory Board from 2006 to 2010
  • Putzmeister Japan, Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 2007 to 2010
  • Putzmeister South East Asia (Singapore), Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 2009 to 2010
  • Putzmeister Concrete Machinery India, Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 2009 to 2010


NGO

  • EuroCham Indonesia (European Chamber of Commerce), Member of the Board 2016-2017
  • ZVEI-Fachverband Elektromedizinische Technik, Member of the Management Board from 2014 to 2015

 

Core competencies

  • Medical Focused Digital Healthcare, Specialist in Anaesthesiology & Emergency Medicine
  • Mechanical Engineering & Electronics
  • Asia with focus Southeast Asia / Indonesia
“As a member of the board of directors, it`s my duty to provide the operational team with the necessary the freedom and confidence they need, as well as to draw attention to opportunities and dangers at an early stage – and even turning the wheel in the case of an emergency.” Dr. Ralf von Baer