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Calvin Grieder

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Calvin Grieder, Chairman of the Givaudan Board of Directors

Swiss national, born in 1955 in the USA
First elected 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 including Swiss Industrial Company (SIG) Ltd and Swisscom Telecom Ltd, where he served as Head of the Mobile and Internet business and Member of the Executive Board. 

He was CEO of the international engineering group Bühler from 2001 to 2016.

Calvin Grieder holds the following mandate in a company quoted on an official stock exchange: Chairman of the Board of SGS SA.

He holds the following mandates in companies that are non-quoted: Chairman of the Board of Bühler Group, member of the Board of Trustees of Avenir Suisse, owner and member of the Board of Carivel7 AG, member of the Advisory Board of the ETH Zurich, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering.

Calvin Grieder holds a Master of Science from the ETH Zurich and has completed an Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard University.