Changes ahead on the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding
The Board of Directors of Rieter Holding Ltd. will propose two new members for election at the Annual General Meeting on April 6, 2015, namely Roger Baillod and Bernhard Jucker. Both candidates have broad management and specialist experience from working in large international industrial companies. They will replace Dr Jakob Baer and Dr. Dieter Spälti
Following their many years of service as members of Rieter’s Board of Directors, Dr. Jakob Baer and Dr. Dieter Spälti have decided not to stand for re-election in 2016.
Roger Baillod (1958) has been active as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee at Bucher Industries since 1996. Before he worked for several companies, including the textile machinery manufacturer Benninger as well as a large international auditing firm. The certified business economist and auditor is a Swiss citizen.
Bernhard Jucker (1954) has been Head of the Power Products Division and a member of the Group Executive Committee at ABB since 2006. Among previous functions, he held the position of national Head of ABB Germany, and he performed various global managerial duties in the field of automation technology. Bernhard Jucker has been active at ABB since 1979. He has a degree in electrical engineering from ETH and is a Swiss citizen.
Current members Jakob Baer and Dieter Spälti will not stand for re-election at the Annual General Meeting in 2016. Jakob Baer has been a member of the Board since 2006 and Dieter Spälti since 2001. Both have supported Rieter’s Board of Directors through a challenging period with their invaluable expertise and high level of commitment. The Board of Directors of Rieter expresses its heartfelt thanks to Jakob Baer und Dieter Spälti for their long-standing, dedicated contributions to the strategic management and the further development of the company.