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Beat Siegrist

Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee

Educational Background
1980-1985 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Master in Electrical Engineering
1987-1988 INSEAD, Fontainebleau France, MBA

Executive Experience
1985-1986 Contraves AG (Defense Equipment), Development Engineer
1987-1993 McKinsey&Co. (Consulting), first McKinsey Fellows in Switzerland, Consultant and Project Manager
1993-1995 Outsourcing AG (Reorganisation and Outsourcing of Productions), Founder and CEO
1996-2008 Schweiter Technologies (Machinery Equipment for Textiles, Semiconductor and Optics), CEO
2008-2012 Essilor (Ophthalmic Lens Manufacturer), Member of the Executive Team and President of machinery division Satisloh, which was sold to Essilor from Schweiter Technologies

Previous Board Mandates
2002-2012 Ismeca Semiconductor Holding SA, Chairman
2000-2013 Satisloh Holding AG, Member

Current Board Mandates
Since 1996 SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG, Chairman
Since 2003 Phoenix Mecano AG, Member
Since 2008 Schweiter Technologies AG, Chairman
Since 2010 INFICON Holding AG, Member
Since 2013 Garaventa Lift AG, Chairman