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Roland Abt

Member

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.

Career


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 in meetings of the Board of Directors in 2020

Meetings: 11 of 11
Telephone conferences: 1 of 1
Circular resolutions: 3 of 3

Participation in meetings of committees in 2020

Audit Committee: 5 of 5
Compensation Committee: 4 of 4

Shareholding

726 (as at 31.12.2020)

Other positions of responsibility

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Conzzeta AG, Zurich
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Raiffeisenbank, Zufikon
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Eisenbergwerk Gonzen AG, Sargans
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Aargau Verkehr AG (AVA), Aarau