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Dr. Thomas Staehelin

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

Educational Background
1967-1971 University of Basel, lic. iur. (Master in Law)
1972-1974 University of Basel, Ph.D. in Law
1973-1975 Various traineeships
1975 Admission to the Bar

Professional Experience
1973 Swiss Bank Corporation, London
1974 SG Warburg & Co., Ltd., London (Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance)
1975-today FROMER Advokatur und Notariat, Swiss Corporate and Tax Attorney, and Partner

Previous Board Mandates
1991-2012 Siegfried Holding AG, Vice-Chairman (1991-1998 Chairman)
1996-2008 JRG Gunzenhauser AG, Vice-Chairman
2005-2008 Lenzerheide Bergbahnen AG, Vice-Chairman

Current Board Mandates
Since 1978 Kühne + Nagel International AG, Member
Since 1993 Lantal Textiles, Chairman (since 2010)
Since 2001 INFICON Holding AG, Member
Since 2002 Swissport International AG, Chairman
Since 2005 Scobag Privatbank AG, Chairman
Since 2006 Stamm Bau AG, Chairman

Good Citizenship Mandates
1977-2013 “Allgemeine Musikgesellschaft Basel,” President
1982-2014 Swiss Association of Privately Held Companies, Chairman
2001-today Chamber of Commerce of Basle, Chairman
2001-today Member of the Board of Directors of “economiesuisse” (Swiss Business Federation)
2006-today Swiss Business Association Saudi Arabia (SBASA), Chairman, and Saudi Swiss Business Council (SSBC), Co-Chairman