Audit committee

An audit committee, having as members Jürgen Brandt (Chairman), and Ulf Berg (member), which is competent to decide certain matters subject to the approval of the board, meets as frequently as necessary, and at least twice a year. In 2011, its members met four times, for one full day meeting and three halfday meetings.

Jürgen Brandt - Chairman

1956, German national.
Bachelor of Science in Economic Engineering (Dipl. Wirtschafts-Ingenieur), Esslingen, Germany.
2015 Owner of Brandt International Consulting GmbH, Switzerland.
2010-2014 CFO of Sulzer Ltd, Winterthur, Switzerland.
2007-2010 CFO and Member of the Management Board, Austrian Energy & Environment Group, Austria.
2006-2007 CFO of Von Roll Inova, Zurich, Switzerland.
2006 CFO of Power Group Europe, Foster Wheeler, Finland.
2005-2006 CFO of Sylvania Lighting International Ltd, Germany.
1999-2004 Senior Vice President Finance Power and Environment Division, Alstom Power, France.
1997-1999 CFO of Alstom Boilers GmbH, Germany.

Philip Mosimann

1954, Swiss national.
Diploma of Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
since 2016 Chairman of the board of directors at Bucher Industries AG, Niederweningen, Switzerland.
2002-2016 CEO at Bucher Industries AG, Niederweningen, Switzerland.
1997-2001Executive Director at Sulzer Textile AG, Winterthur, Switzerland.
1982-1997 Engineer and division Head at Sulzer AG, Winterthur, Switzerland.
Other Board Memberships: Conzzeta AG; Uster Technologies AG, Chairman; Ammann Group Holding AG, Langenthal, Switzerland.

Patrice Bula

1956, Swiss national.
Graduated from the HEC University of Lausanne in Economic Sciences (MSc) and attended the Program for Executive Development, IMD Lausanne, Switzerland.
since 2011 Member of the Executive Board of Nestlé SA: Head of Strategic Business Units, Marketing & Sales and Chairman of Nespresso, Vevey, Switzerland.
2007-2011 Market Head of Nestlé Greater China Region.
2003-2007Market Head of Nestlé Germany.
2000-2003 Head of the Confectionery & Biscuits Strategic Business Unit at Nestlé Headquarters.
1997-2000 Regional Head of Nestlé Southern African Region.
1992-1995 Market Head of Nestlé Taiwan.
Other Board Memberships: Schindler Holding Ltd, Switzerland and on behalf of Nestlé SA: Cereal Partners Worldwide SA, Lausanne, Switzerland; Beverage Partners Worldwide SA, Zurich, Switzerland; Yinlu Food Group Companies, China; Hsu Fu Chi Group Companies, China; Froneri, UK (JV between Nestlé + R&R Ice Cream).

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