The Board of Directors is responsible for the strategic and financial management of Swisscom and for management oversight. Its members have extensive and broad-based experience and competence in Swisscom’s core business and growth areas.
The members of the Board of Directors have extensive expertise and broad-based experience in Swisscom’s core business and growth areas. The diagram indicates the competences contributed by the respective members.
Telecommuncations, IT, Media, Entertainment
Innovation, technology, digitisation
Residential Customers (B2C)
Business Customers (B2B)
International business experience
Finance, Risk Management, M&A
Leadership position in top management
Member of the Board of Directors in stock exchange listed companies
The remuneration system for members of the Board of Directors is designed to attract and retain experienced and motivated persons to exercise board duties. It is also aimed at aligning the interests of the board members with those of the shareholders. The remuneration reflects the level of responsibility and scope of activities of the individual members of the Board of Directors and is commensurate to remuneration for comparable posts conforming to market standards.
|CHF in thousands||Cash remuneration||Share-based
to social security
|Frank Esser 1||128||76||20||-||224|
|Sandra Lathion-Zweifel 2||64||56||16||8||144|
|Anna Mossberg 3||90||54||18||32||194|
|Catherine Mühlemann 4||31||3||5||2||41|
|Michael Rechsteiner 2||64||56||15||8||143|
|Total remuneration to members of the Board of Directors||1,179||719||186||128||2,212|
1 Frank Esser is subject to German social security regulations. No employer or employee contributions are due.
2 Elected to the Board of Directors on 2 April 2019.
3 Anna Mossberg is subject to Swedish social security regulations. No employee contributions are charged.
4 Stepped down from the Board of Directors on 2 April 2019.
|Members of the Board of Directors||Number of shares as at 31.12.19||Number of shares as at 31.12.18|
|Valérie Berset Bircher 1||-||329|
|Sandra Lathion-Zweifel 2||114||-|
|Catherine Mühlemann 3||-||1,559|
|Michael Rechsteiner 2||109||-|
|Total shares held by members of the Board of Directors||7,227||7,706|
All transactions in Swisscom registered securities, stock options or other financing instruments based on Swisscom shares or stock options are published by the SIX Swiss Exchange in compliance with the directive concerning the disclosure of management transactions.
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