Swiss national, born in 1957
First elected in 2016
Victor Balli started his professional career in 1985, working as a Financial Analyst & Business Development Manager with EniChem International SA in Zurich and Milan. From 1991 to 1995, he worked as a Principal with Adinvest AG, a corporate finance advisory company with offices in Zurich, San Francisco, New York, and London.
Victor Balli held various positions at Minibar, a leading hospitality supplier, between 1996 and 2005, most recently as Chief Executive Officer EMEA as of 2005. From 2007 to 2018 Victor Balli was Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut AG, a leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products.
Victor Balli holds the following mandates in companies that are quoted on an official stock exchange: member of the Boards of plant breeding and seed producer KWS Saat SE & Co. KGaA, multinational specialty chemical company SIKA AG and medical devices company Medacta International SA. He holds the following mandates in companies that are non-quoted: Member of the Boards of the Federal Audit Oversight Authority, Hemro AG and the Supervisory Board of Louis Dreyfus Company Holding B.V.
Victor Balli has a Masters in Economics from the University of St. Gallen and a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.