The FINANCIAL -- At its December meeting, the Board of Directors (BoD) of Roche Holding decided on first proposals for approval by the Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for 14 March 2017.
Professor Pius Baschera, a member of the BoD since 2007, has decided not to stand for re-election at the AGM in 2017 following 10 years of tenure. The BoD proposes Anita Hauser, Vice-Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Bucher Industries AG, for election to the BoD at the 2017 AGM, according to Roche.
“As a member of the Board and of the Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee, Pius Baschera has made significant contributions to Roche’s success,” said Roche Chairman Christoph Franz. “On behalf of the Roche Board of Directors, I would like to extend our sincerest thanks to him.” Christoph Franz added: “I am delighted with our nomination of Anita Hauser for election as a new member of the Board. She is a successful Swiss business leader with extensive experience in a globally operating family company and a strong marketing and sales skills set.”