Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of RUAG Holding Ltd currently consists of six 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 2019 Annual General Meeting

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 Meyer Burger Technology AG
Chairman of the Board of Directors of ewl Energie Wasser Luzern Holding AG
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Erdgas Zentralschweiz AG
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Park innovAARE AG
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Venture Incubator AG
Member of the Board of Directors of MTE Meter Test Equipment AG
Member of the Board of Economiesuisse
Member of the Executive Committee of Swissmem,
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
Member of the Strategy Committee

Markus Hutter

born 1957, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since 2014
Elected until the 2019 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), President of the Patronage Committee of the Swiss Science Center TECHNORAMA (since 2015)

Significant mandates
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hutter Dynamics AG
Chairman of the Board of Directors of ESA-Einkaufsorganisation des Schweizerischen Auto- und Motorfahrzeuggewerbes
Member of the Board of Directors of AXA-ARAG Rechtsschutz AG
Member of the Board of Directors of Identech AG
Chairman of the Patrons Committee of Technorama Winterthur

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Vice President of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Nomination & Compensation Committee

Paul Häring

born 1957, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since 2004
Elected until the 2019 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).

Significant mandates 
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 OBAN Beteiligungen AG
Member of the Board of Directors of Lüthi & Portmann Fleischwaren AG
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lüthi Immobilien AG
Chairman of the Board of Directors of hbi invest ag
Member of the Board of Directors of BioFactory Competence Center AG
Member of the Board of Directors of CertX AG
Member of the Board of Directors of Hochalpines Institut Ftan AG
Member of the Board of Directors of CHRIST & HEIRI Holding AG
Member of the Board of Directors of Walter Marolf AG
Member of the Board of Directors of JJA Holding Ltd.
Member of the Board of Directors of Kern Holding AG
Member of the Advisory Board of Vantage Education Ltd.
Partner at Partnerstiftung awr AG für Wirtschaft und Recht
Liquidator for awr Partnerstiftung
Liquidator for Meinen Personalfürsorgestiftung

 

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Member of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Prof. Dr. Sibylle Minder Hochreutener

born 1973, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since 2014
Elected until the 2019 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).

Significant mandates 
Member of the President’s Board and Head of the Department of Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen FHS
Lecturer in business administration at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)
Member of the Board of the Association of Management Schools Switzerland (FWD)
Member of the Fachkommission Berufsmaturität (expert committee for vocational school-leaving examinations), Canton of St. Gallen

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

Jürg Oleas

born 1957, Swiss
Member of the Board of Directors since 2011
Elected until the 2019 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).

Significant mandates
CEO of GEA Group AG
Member of the Board of Directors of LafargeHolcim AG

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

Dr. Marie-Pierre de Bailliencourt

born 1970, French
Member of the Board of Directors since 2018
Elected until the 2019 Annual General Meeting

Education
PhD in Geopolitics from the University Paris-Sorbonne IV, France
PhD studies in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University, USA

Career
Deputy General Manager DCNS Group (today Naval Group) from 2015 to 2017. Deputy General Manager at Bull (today part of Atos) from 2012 to 2014. Chief of the Executive Office of the CEO and Vice President for Industries at Dassault Systèmes from 2004 to 2010. Project Manager and Consultant at McKinsey & Company from 2001 – 2004. International Affairs & Development Director at Rexel from 1998 to 2001. Sherpa of the Secretary general of the United Nations at the United Nations Organization from 1995 to 1997.

Other appointments
Member of the Board of Directors of Groupe La Poste, France

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Strategy Committee