Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of RUAG International Holding Ltd consists of five members, none of whom performed executive functions in the year under review or in the three preceding years. In addition, the members of the Board of Directors have no business relationship with the Group....

Dr. Remo Lütolf

born 1956, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since 2014
Elected until the General Meeting of 2023

Education
Dipl. El. Ing. ETH, Dr. sc. techn. ETH Zurich; Executive MBA IMD Lausanne

Career

  • CEO of ABB Switzerland (2013-2018)
  • Head of the global business unit for power electronics and medium-voltage drives, ABB Group (2003-2012)
  • Head of the regional division for automation products, ABB North Asia/China (2005-2008)
  • Head of the local business unit for power electronics, ABB Switzerland (1999-2002)
  • Various management positions in the Building Control and Energy Management divisions, Landis & Gyr Zug (1987-1998)


Significant mandates

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of ewl Energie Wasser Luzern Holding AG
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Erdgas Zentralschweiz AG
  • Member of the Board of Directors of MTE Meter Test Equipment AG
  • Member of the University Council, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
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Chairman of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee
 

Jürg Oleas

born 1957, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since 2011
Elected until the General Meeting of 2023

Education
Master of Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich

Career

Until 2001 various professional positions at ABB and lastly briefly at Alstom, from 2001 management position at GEA Group AG and from 2004 to 2019 CEO of GEA Group AG

Significant mandates

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors HOCHDORF Holding AG
  • Member of the Board of Directors Holcim (Member of Audit Committee and Nomination, Compensation and Governance Committee)
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Vice President of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee

Déborah Carlson-Burkart

born 1969, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since November 2021
Elected until the General Meeting of 2023

Education
Certified Board Member, INSEAD (FR)
LL.M., Duke University (US)
Bar exam, Zurich (CH)
Master of Law/ lic. iur., Faculty of Law, University of Zurich (CH)

Career

  • Self-employed lawyer and Board member since 2015
  • Head Legal Rothschild Trust Group and Member of the Executive Board of Rothschild Trust (Switzerland) AG and Managing Director of Rothschild Trust Italy srl. in Milan (IT) until 2015
  • Head Legal and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Alstom (Switzerland) AG, Member of the Executive Board, until 2011
  • Head International Legal, MicroStrategy Inc. Washington, DC (USA), until 2005

Significant mandates

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Alstom Network Switzerland AG
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Visana Group
  • Member of the Board of Directors of PVS Pension Fund
  • Visiting lecturer University of St. Gallen HSG
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Member of the Board of Directors
Chairwoman of the Nomination & Compensation Committee
 

 

Kaspar W. Kelterborn

born 1964, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since June 2021
Elected until the General Meeting of 2023

Education
Degree in Business Economics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Career

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Board of Conzzeta AG, Switzerland (2006–2021)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Board of Unaxis Holding AG, Switzerland (2002–2005)
  • Various leading management positions and international assignments in the area of finance and controlling in Switzerland and abroad within Clariant Group (until 2002)

Significant mandates

  • Member of the Board of Directors and Head of the Audit Committee of CPH Chemie+Papier Holding AG
  • President of the Foundation Board Hilfsfond der Perlen Gruppe
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Suhner Group AG
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Wipf Holding AG
  • Member of Conzzeta Pension Fund
  • CFO ad interim and member of the Executive Board of dormakaba Group (from 01.04.2022 to 31.12.2022)
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Member of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Rainer G. Schulz

born 1965, Swiss
Board member since 2020
Elected until the General Meeting of 2023

Education
Engineering studies with a specialisation in production technology

Professional background

  • Interim CEO Röchling SE (2021/22)
  • CEO REHAU Group (until 2018)
  • Head of Production/Purchasing, BMW Rolls Royce AeroEngines (until 2001)
  • Head of Production Logistics, Scheidt&Bachmann GmbH (until 1994)

Significant mandates

  • Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Bühler Holding AG
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Hoerbiger Holding AG
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Röchling SE & Co KG
  • Member of the Board of Directors of EISENMANN SE
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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee