Henry Peter | Born 1957, Swiss and French national

Member of the Board of Directors

Henry Peter completed his studies in law at the University of Geneva in 1979, and in 1981 he was called to the Geneva bar. Following a pupillage in Geneva, a period of study as a visiting scholar at the University of California in Berkeley and legal work in Lugano, he obtained his PhD at the University of Geneva in 1988. Since 1988 he has been a partner in a law firm in Lugano, currently Peter & Partners. In addition, he has been Professor of Business Law at the University of Geneva since 1997. He became a Member of the Swiss Takeover Board in 2004 and a Member of the Sanction Commission of the SIX Swiss Exchange in 2007.

Henry Peter will be put forward for re-election at the Annual General Meeting of Swiss Life Holding on 7 May 2009.

Other appointments:
  • Sigurd Rück AG, Zurich, Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Cassa Pensioni della Città di Lugano, Member of the Board of Directors

  • Casino de Montreux SA, Montreux, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Otis, Fribourg, Member of the Board of Directors

  • Autogrill Switzerland LTD, Olten, Member of the Board of Directors

  • Swiss Olympic Association, Berne, Vice Chairman of the disciplinary chamber in charge of doping cases

Henry Peter