Chairman of the Board of Directors
Swiss national, born in 1955
First elected in 2014, chairman since 2017
In 1980, Calvin Grieder started his career as Marketing Manager with Georg Fischer Ltd in Switzerland and continued in various executive positions at Swiss and German companies in the field of automation and control, including Swisscom Telecom Ltd, where he served as Head of the Mobile and Internet business.
He was CEO of the international engineering group Bühler from 2001 to 2016, a worldwide leader in food processing technology.
Calvin Grieder holds the following mandate in a company quoted on an official stock exchange: Chairman of the Board of SGS SA, world leader in testing, inspection and certification.
He holds the following mandates in companies that are non-quoted: Chairman of the Board of Bühler Group, Chairman of the Board of AWK group, member of the Board of Trustees of Avenir Suisse, owner and member of the Board of Carivel7 AG.
Calvin Grieder holds a Master of Science from the ETH Zurich and has completed an Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard University.