Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of RUAG Holding Ltd currently consists of seven 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 material business relationship with the Group....

Hans-Peter Schwald

born 1959, Switzerland
Member of the Board of Directors since 2002
Elected until the 2017 General Meeting

Education
Attorney-at-law (lic.iur. HSG)

Career
Senior Partner at law firm BianchiSchwald LLC, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich.

Other appointments
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding AG
Member of the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stadler Rail AG
Chairman of AVIA Association of Independent Importers of Petroleum Products
Member of the Board of Directors of other Swiss private stock company

Hans-Peter Schwald

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee
Member of the Strategy Committee

Dr. Remo Lütolf

born 1956, Switzerland
Member of the Board of Directors since 2014
Elected until the 2017 Annual General Meeting

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

Career
CEO of ABB Switzerland (since 2013), 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)

Dr. Remo Lütolf

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Member of the Strategy Committee

Paul Häring

born 1957, Switzerland
Member of the Board of Directors since 2004
Elected until the 2017 General Meeting

Education
B.A., MBA

Career
Partner awr AG für Wirtschaft und Recht, (since 2003); CFO of Tornos Group (2011-2012); CFO of Feintool Group (1996-2003).

Other appointments
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Utzenstorf Papier
Member of the Board of Directors of Loeb Holding AG
Member of the Board of Directors of Emch Aufzüge AG
Member of the Board of Directors of BioFactory Competence Center AG

Paul Häring

Member of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Markus Hutter

born 1957, Switzerland
Member of the Board of Directors since 2014
Elected until the 2017 Annual General Meeting

Education
lic. oec. University of St. Gallen

Career
CEO of Hutter Dynamics AG, Winterthur and Schaffhausen (since 1982), Vice-Chairman of FDP Schweiz (Free Democratic Party of Switzerland) (2009-2012), Chairman of FDP Schweiz International (2005-2009), Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Schweizerische Technische Fachschule Winterthur (Swiss Technical University in Winterthur) (1994-2006), Chairman of the Steering Committee of Schweizerische Technische Fachschule Winterthur (1993-2006)

Other appointments
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hutter Dynamics AG, (since 2007)
Member of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation (2003-2014)
Member of the Board of Directors of Vector communications (since 2005)
Member of the Board of Directors of Indentech AG (since 2011)
Member of the Board of Directors of the purchasing cooperative of Schweizerischer Autogewerbe-Verband (Association of the Swiss Automotive Industry) (since 1986)

Markus Hutter

Member of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Nomination & Compensation Committee

Prof. Dr. Sibylle Minder Hochreutener

born 1973, Switzerland
Member of the Board of Directors since 2014
Elected until the 2017 Annual General Meeting

Education
Dr. oec. University of St. Gallen

Career
Deputy vice-chancellor and head of the business section, member of the university management at FHS St. Gallen, University of Applied Sciences (since 2008); head of diploma and bachelor degree programmes in business administration and member of the section management at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, business and administration section (2005-2008), head of business development and assistant to the CEO at ZEAG Ltd., international industrial goods SME (2003-2004); innovation management project manager in the Corporate Development department, member of the management of Unique – Flughafen Zürich AG (2000-2003).

Other appointments
Lecturer in business administration at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)
Member of the Board at the Association of Management Schools Switzerland
Member of the Board for the KFH (Conference of Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences) Conference on Business and Services

Prof. Dr. Sibylle Minder Hochreutener

Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee

Jürg Oleas

born 1957, Ecuador
Member of the Board of Directors since 2011
Elected until the 2017 General Meeting

Education
Master of Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich

Career
Member of the Executive Board of GEA Group AG (since 2001, simultaneously CEO of Dynamit Nobel AG 2003-2004); CEO of GEA Group AG (since 2004); Member of the Board of Directors of LafargeHolcim Ltd. (since 2015); Member of the Board of Directors of Holcim Ltd. (2014-2015); several positions at the ABB Group and its subsidiaries, for example as Country President Switzerland of the then ABB Alstom Power Switzerland (1999-2001).

Other appointments
CEO of GEA Group AG

Jürg Oleas

Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Strategy Committee