Patricia Heidtman nominated to Bossard Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Bossard Holding AG has put for- ward Patricia Heidtman for election to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 8, 2019 when Daniel Lippuner is slated to step down.

Patricia Heidtman

Patricia Heidtman (1973), a dual Swiss-US citizen, has been with SIKA for 20 years. Among other roles, she served as Vice President of R&D for the global automotive technol- ogy business and Head of Innovation Management for global cross-divisional innovation projects in Madison Heights, USA (2011–2017) and in Widen, Switzerland. Since summer of 2017, Patricia Heidtman, member of the Sika Senior Management, leads as Head of Technology for Thermoplastics Systems the global development of all thermoplastic con- struction products. She is a trained chemist with a degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich.

Daniel Lippuner

Daniel Lippuner is stepping down from the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors would like to express its deep gratitude to Daniel Lippuner for his dedicated and far-reaching contributions to the Bossard Group’s prosperous growth.

At the 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the Board of Directors will request the re-election of current board members René Cotting, Martin Kühn, Anton Lauber, Stefan Michel, Thomas Schmuckli and Maria-Teresa Vacalli as well as the election of proposed new board members David Dean und Patricia Heidtman.

The Bossard Group is a leading international supplier of product solutions and services in industrial fastener and assembly technology. With its comprehensive product range of over 1,000,000 items, combined with its proven expertise in technical consulting (engineering) and inventory management (logistics), Bossard is one of the established companies in the industry, both as an end-to-end supplier and a partner. In addition, Bossard is a pioneer in developing intelligent production facilities in line with Industry 4.0.

The Group’s customers include local and international industrial companies who use Bossard solutions to improve their productivity. With 2,300 employees in 80 locations throughout the world, the Group generated CHF 786.2 million in sales in 2017. Bossard is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.