Organization

René Rothen (president), born 1959, Swiss; with Adval Tech since 2007; Chief Executive Officer; Grad. Eng. HTL. Career: Head of Product Development, machine tool manufacturing at EWAG AG, Etziken (1983–1993), various executive positions at Saia-Burgess in Murten (1993–2006), including Head of Operations, Switzerland and Hungary, and finally also as CEO of a subsidiary in the US. Joined Adval Tech as Head of the Automotive Division in 2007, member of the Group Executive Management since 2007, CEO of the Adval Tech Group since August 1, 2012. He has been an executive member of the Board of Directors of Adval Tech Holding AG since 2020 and Chairman of the Board since 2020. His term of office expires at the close of the Annual General Meeting for financial year 2020.

 

Hans Dreier, born 1953, Swiss; MBA FH, was a project and later systems manager at Honeywell Bull, Düsseldorf, Germany (1980-1982); in 1982 he joined the Adval Tech Group at Styner+Bienz as Head of IT; from 1984 he was Head of Sales and Marketing at Styner+Bienz; from 1997 to March 2018 he held the position of Head of IT/Logistics/Legal as a member of the Adval Tech Group Executive Management. He has been a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Adval Tech Holding Ltd since April 2018 (executive member of the Board of Directors between 1988 and March 2018) and was elected until the end of the Annual General Meeting for the 2020 financial year.

 

Jürg Schori, Jahrgang 1960, Schweizer; Berufsabschluss als eidg. dipl. kaufm. Angestellter mit Weiterbildungen zum eidg. dipl. Handelsreisenden und zum eidg. dipl. Verkaufsleiter. Er sammelte umfassende Erfahrungen, insbesondere im Bereich Verkauf und Marketing, in mehreren Industriefirmen und in einer Kaderfunktion bei einem Unternehmen der Werbebranche. Von 1990 bis 2000 war er für die Disetronic Medical Systems, Burgdorf (heute Ypsomed AG) in verschiedenen Kaderfunktionen in den Bereichen Verkauf, Marketing und Geschäftsführung der Tochtergesellschaft Schweiz tätig. Seit 2000 ist er als COO für die Techpharma Management AG, Burgdorf, tätig. Er ist seit 2020 Mitglied des Verwaltungsrates der Adval Tech Holding AG, nicht exekutiv, und gewählt bis zum Abschluss der ordentlichen Generalversammlung für das Geschäftsjahr 2020.

 

 

Christian Mäder, born 1969, Swiss; Swiss certified expert in accounting and controlling. Since 2015, CFO and member of the executive committee of Artemis Group as well as member of the Board of Directors of Franke Group. From 2000 until 2015 various finance and management positions at Swisslog Group, as of 2005 CFO and member of the Group Executive Committee. Earlier, various management and finance positions at companies like KPMG and Colenco (Motor-Columbus Group). Member of the Board of Directors of Adval Tech Holding AG since May 2017, non-executive, elected until the close of the Annual General Meeting for financial year 2020.

 

René Rothen, born 1959, Swiss; with Adval Tech since 2007; Chief Executive Officer; Grad. Eng. HTL. Career: Head of Product Development, machine tool manufacturing at EWAG AG, Etziken (1983–1993), various executive positions at Saia-Burgess in Murten (1993–2006), including Head of Operations, Switzerland and Hungary, and finally also as CEO of a subsidiary in the US. Joined Adval Tech as Head of the Automotive Division in 2007, member of the Group Executive Management since 2007, CEO of the Adval Tech Group since August 1, 2012.

 

Markus Reber, born 1963, Swiss; with Adval Tech since 2002, Chief Financial Officer; Exec. MBA FH. Career: controller and CIO at ABB-MMD Robotics AG, Deitingen (1989–1992), Commercial Manager of ABB Fläkt AG, Lucerne (1993), Head of Finance and Administration in the Repair unit of Swisscom AG, Bern (1993–1997), Head of Finance and Controlling in the Service and Repair unit of Swisscom AG, Bern (1997–2000), Head of Finance and Central Services at the Feusi Bildungszentrum, Bern (2000–2002). Joined Adval Tech as Group Controller, CFO and member of the Group Executive Management since January 1, 2007.

Valeria Poretti-Rezzonico, born 1961, Swiss; with Adval Tech since 2008; Head of Corporate HR/Communication; AMP Harvard Business School. Career: Head of the Secretariat of the General Management of Danzas Transporte Italy/Ticino, Milan/Chiasso (1988–1996), various positions at Saia-Burgess, Murten (1996–2006) including Head of Investor Relations, Corporate Communication & Marketing. Joined Adval Tech as Head of Corporate HR/Communication, member of the Group Executive Management since May 1, 2012.

Since 2019 Deloitte AG are statutory auditors for Adval Tech Holding Ltd and group auditors.
Until 2018 PricewaterhouseCoopers AG in Bern was statutory auditors for Adval Tech Holding Ltd and group auditors.