Nominations for re-election by the Annual General Meeting on 17 April 2019

On 1 January 2014 the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation at Public Corporations entered into effect. It provides that, as of the Annual General Meeting 2014, the shareholders will annually elect the members of the Board of Directors, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the members of the Compensation Committee, individually and separately, for one-year terms.

The Board of Directors proposes that the following Board members be re-elected for a one-year term:

  • Walter B. Kielholz
  • Renato Fassbind
  • Raymond K.F. Ch’ien
  • Karen Gavan
  • Trevor Manuel
  • Jay Ralph
  • Joerg Reinhardt
  • Eileen Rominger
  • Philip K. Ryan
  • Sir Paul Tucker
  • Jacques de Vaucleroy
  • Susan L. Wagner
  • Larry Zimpleman

The Board of Directors proposes that Walter B. Kielholz be re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for a further one-year term.

Walter B. Kielholz is a very experienced Chairman with our company. This proposal is in line with the Board of Directors’ aim to ensure stability in the Board of Directors’ composition and work.

The Board of Directors furthermore proposes that Renato Fassbind, Raymond K.F. Ch’ien, Joerg Reinhardt and Jacques de Vaucleroy be re-elected as members of the Compensation Committee.