As of 31 December 2019
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the management of the Corporation. Under his leadership, the Executive Committee addresses all issues of relevance to the Corporation, takes decisions within its remit, and submits proposals to the Board of Directors. The Heads of the three Divisions and two Corporate Staff Units are responsible for drafting and achieving their business objectives and for managing their units autonomously. No management responsibility is delegated to third parties at the Executive Committee level (management contracts).
On 18 April 2019, GF’s CFO Andreas Müller succeeded Yves Serra as CEO and President of GF. Mads Joergensen succeeded Andreas Müller as new CFO and Member of the Executive Committee of GF, also effective 18 April 2019. As of 31 December 2019, the Executive Committee is composed of the following Members: Andreas Müller, CEO and at the same time Head of Corporate Development; Joost Geginat, President of GF Piping Systems; Carlos Vasto, President of GF Casting Solutions; Pascal Boillat, President of GF Machining Solutions; Mads Joergensen, CFO and Head of Corporate Finance & Controlling.
On 20 January 2020 the Board of Directors appointed Ivan Filisetti as new President of GF Machining Solutions and Member of the Executive Committee of GF effective 1 July 2020. He will succeed Pascal Boillat, who will reach the retirement age of 65 years in September 2020.
Pursuant to § 23a of the Articles of Association of Georg Fischer Ltd, a Member of the Executive Committee may at one and the same time hold no more than one additional mandate as a Member of the supreme managerial or governing body of listed legal entities and no more than five additional mandates as a Member of the supreme managerial or governing body of unlisted legal entities. These mandates must be approved by the Board of Directors.
In addition, a Member of the Executive Committee may not hold more than ten mandates that he or she exercises by order of the company, in legal entities belonging to the Member’s own family, in a professional or industry association or in a charitable institution.
Mandates of associated companies or institutions and involvement in professional or industry associations, which are exercised in the function as a Member of the supreme managerial or governing body of a legal entity, shall together count as one mandate.