Roland Abt


Member of the Board of Directors since 2016
Born 1957
Swiss citizen
Doctorate in Business Administration (Dr. oec.), University of St. Gallen

Portrait Roland Abt

Roland Abt has been a member of the Swisscom Board of Directors since 2016. After receiving his doctorate in business administration, he began his career in 1985 as the Chief Financial Officer of a group organisation in the IT and real estate sector. From 1987, he held various management positions at Eternit Group. In 1996, he switched to the Georg Fischer Group as CFO and, in 1997, became CFO of Agie Charmilles, now GF Machining Solutions. From 2004 to 2016, he was Chief Financial Officer at Georg Fischer AG and a member of the Group Executive Board. He currently serves on the board of directors of various companies.


  • 1985–1987 CFO of a group organisation in the IT and real estate sector
  • 1987–1991 Head of Group Controlling, Swiss Eternit Group
  • 1991–1993 CEO Industrias Plycem SA, Venezuela
  • 1993–1996 Division Manager Nueva Group (formerly Eternit Group) in Latin America
  • 1996–1997 CFO Piping System Division, Georg Fischer Group
  • 1997–2004 CFO Agie Charmilles (now GF Machining Solutions)
  • 2004–2016 CFO and Member of the Group Executive Board, Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen
Participation Board of Directors in 2021
Meetings: 13 of 13
Ad hoc meetings: 2 of 2
Circular resolutions: 1 of 1
Participation in meetings of committees in 2021
Audit Committee
& ESG Reporting:
6 of 6
Compensation Committee: 2 of 3
915 (as at 31.12.2021)


  • Aargauer Verkehr AG (AVA)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Aargau Verkehr AG (AVA), Aarau
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Limmat Bus AG
  • Bystronic AG (formerly Conzzeta AG)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Bystronic AG, Zurich
  • President of the Board of Trustees of Fürsorgestiftung Conzzeta, Zurich

Other mandates

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Raiffeisenbank, Zufikon
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Eisenbergwerk Gonzen AG, Sargans