Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Elma Group has five members.

Martin Wipfli

Chairman of the Board of Directors (since April 23, 2008), Swiss, 1963

Martin WIpfli Chairman of the Board of Directors Elma Group

Current activity

since 1998 Managing Partner Baryon AG, Zurich

Education

Study of law at University of Berne (lic. iur.)
Admitted to practice law in the Canton of Uri

Career

1990 to 1995         Tax consultant ATAG Ernst & Young AG, Zurich
1995 to 1997  Head of tax department Bank Leu AG, Zurich
1997 to 1998  Partner Tax Partner AG, Zurich

 

Walter Häusermann

Member, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Swiss, 1965

Walter Haeusermann Member of the Board of Directors Elma Group 

Current activity

since 2010 President and Delegate FJD Feine Juwelen Distributions AG, Schaffhausen

Education

Studies at London School of Economics (MSc Finance and Accounting) and at University of Berne (lic. phil. hist.)

Career

1991 to 1994  Activities in investment banking Credit Suisse
1994 to 1997  Corporate Treasury/Head of Financial Controlling
        The Swatch Group Ltd, Biel
1997 to 2000  Finance and Operations Manager Calvin Klein watch brand
2000 to 2002  Finance Director Expo.02
2003 to 2010  Self-employed management consultant

 

Rudolf W. Weber

Member, Chairman of the Compensation Committee, Swiss, 1950

Rudolf Weber member of the Board of Directors Elma Group

Current activity

since 2011 Self-employed management consultant

Education

Studies at ETH Zurich (dipl. Ing. ETH), studies at University St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG)

Career

1986 to 1996  Member of the executive management ELCO Looser Holding AG, Zurich
1996 to 2001  General Manager Hoval Heiztechnik, Feldmeilen/Vaduz
2002 to 2006  CEO Sauter AG, Basel
2006 to 2011  CEO Kaba Group, Rümlang

 

Peter Hotz

Member, Swiss, 1954

Peter Hotz, member of the Board of Directors Elma Group

Current activity

since 2016 Self-employed management consultant

Education

Apprenticeship as electronic engineer
Diploma Business Management SIU

Career

1981 to 1984  Production Manager Melcher AG, Uster (Power-One)
1984 to 1988  Sales Manager Litton Industries CH
1988 to 2016  Founder and CEO Trenew Electronic AG, Rüti/Wetzikon

 

Fred Ruegg

Member, Swiss, 1954

Fred Ruegg Board of Director

Education

Degree in economics and business administration, Zurich, Switzerland

Career

1981 to 1985 Head of Controlling and of the IT Department Sulzer Inc., New York, USA
1986 to 2013         President Elma Americas, Fremont, USA
2013 to 2020 CEO Elma Group

 

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