Members of the board of directors

Franz Julen
FRANZ JULEN, 1958, Swiss citizen, Chairman, Diploma in hotel and restaurant management from the Swiss Hotel Management School, Lucerne

Previous activities:
Deputy Managing Director of Marc Biver Development, a sports marketing company, Chairman of the Management Committee of Völkl International AG, COO and CEO of INTERSPORT International Corporation, member of the Board of Directors of Zermatt Bergbahnen AG.

Current activities:
Member of the Advisory Board of the Aldi Süd Group of companies (2016) and President of the Board of Directors of Zermatt Bergbahnen AG (2018).

Markus Fiechter
Markus Fiechter, 1956, Swiss citizen, Vice-Chairman, Master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and in Economics from the University of St. Gallen

Previous activities:
SBU manager at Mettler Toledo AG, manager at Boston Consulting Group, CEO of the Minibar Group, CEO of Jacobs Holding AG, member of the Board of Directors of Barry Callebaut AG, member of the Board of Directors of W. Schmid AG.

Current activities:
President of the Board of Directors of Fresh & Frozen Food AG (2018), member of the Board of Directors of Porterhouse Group AG (2018) and Minibar AG (2005).

Ernst Peter Ditsch
Ernst Peter Ditsch, 1956, German citizen, Qualified German insurance agent

Previous activities:
Owner and Managing Director of Brezelbäckerei Ditsch GmbH and Brezelkönig GmbH & Co. KG, member of the Supervisory Board of Mainzer Volksbank eG.

Current activities:
Partner and Managing Director of DV Verwaltungs GmbH.

Cornelia Ritz Bossicard
Cornelia Ritz Bossicard, 1972, Swiss citizen, Swiss Certified Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Master of Science in Business Administration, HEC Lausanne

Previous activities:
Audit Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich and Lausanne, and at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, San Jose (USA).

Current activities:
Managing partner and member of the Board of Directors of 2bridge AG (2016) as well as member of the Board of Directors of Ferguson Finance (Switzerland) AG (2015), Confiseur Läderach Holding AG (2019) and Läderach (Switzerland) AG (2019).

Michael Kliger
Michael Kliger, 1967, German citizen, MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) and degree in business administration, TU Berlin

Previous activities:
Head of Europe Business of the e-commerce service provider GSI Commerce, Europe and APAC Vice-President at eBay Enterprise, Chief Operating Officer at Real Holding AG, partner at McKinsey and Accenture.

Current activities:
President and CEO of mytheresa.com (2015).

Insa Klasing
INSA KLASING, 1979, German citizen, BACHELOR IN ECONOMICS, POLITICS AND PHILOSOPHY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, MASTER IN SOUTH ASIAN AREA STUDIES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

Previous activities:
Policy Analyst at the NGO Action Aid! in New Delhi, Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in London, Country Manager Germany for innocent drinks, Supply Chain and Equipment Director as well as Company Operations Director at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) UK & Ireland, General Manager for the DACH region and Denmark at KFC Germany.

Current activities:
CEO and Co-Founder of the start-up TheNextWe (2017). Member of the Board of Directors of SV Group AG (2017) and of the Supervisory Board of Sausalitos (2017).

Sascha Zahnd
SASCHA ZAHND, 1975, Swiss citizen, EMBA FROM THE IMD BUSINESS SCHOOL LAUSANNE, DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES BASEL, APPRENTICESHIP AS A FORWARDING MERCHANT

Previous activities:
Regional Logistics Manager at IKEA Distribution South Europe in Basel, Project Leader at IKEA of Sweden and Task Force Leader at IKEA Trading (Purchasing) in Mexico, Sales Manager and Deputy to GM at IKEA Retail in New York, Head of Supply Division Asia Pacific at IKEA Asia Pacific in Shanghai, Vice President Supply & Procurement and General Plant Manager Component Production at ETA SA / SWATCH GROUP.

Current activities:
Vice President Global Supply Chain and part of the leadership team at Tesla Inc. in Palo Alto, California (2016).

Documents

You find detailed Information about Corporate Governance at Valora Annual Report (Chapter Corporate Governance).

Reports