Gerold Bührer | Born 1948, Swiss national

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Gerold Bührer graduated in economics (lic. oec. publ.) from the University of Zurich in 1972. Following 17 years with the Union Bank of Switzerland as a member of senior management in its financial sector and a Member of the Executive Board of its fund investment company, he joined Georg Fischer AG in 1991, where he served as a Member of its Executive Board (Finances) from 1991 until 2000. Gerold Bührer was a Member of the Grand Council of the Canton of Schaffhausen from 1982 to 1991 and, from 1991 to 2007, a Member of the Swiss Parliament (National Councillor). He now holds the position of Chairman of economiesuisse and also works as an independent economic consultant.

Other appointments:
  • economiesuisse, Zurich, Chairman

  • Bank Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. (Schweiz) Ltd, Zurich, Member of the Board of Directors

  • Cellere AG, St. Gallen, Member of the Board of Directors

  • Georg Fischer Ltd, Schaffhausen, Member of the Board of Directors

  • Swiss National Bank, Berne, Member of the Bank Council

  • Züblin Real Estate Holding Ltd., Zurich, Member of the Board of Directors

Gerold Bührer