Board of Directors.

The composition of the Board of Directors is shown below, together with the directors' functions within SBB, their nationality and the year they were first elected to the Board.

This section also contains details about their career and education, year of birth, other activities and interests, such as directorships at major companies, organisations and foundations, permanent roles in significant interest groups and official offices and political mandates.

Monika Ribar (1959, CH)

Chairwoman of the Board of Directors (since 2016)

  • Member (since 2014).
  • Lic. oec., HSG.
  • Member of the Audit Committee,  of the Personnel and Organisation, Committee, of the Risk and Compliance Committee and the Committee of political Dialogue.

Significant mandates:

  • Sika AG, Baar, member, Chairwoman of the Audit Committee.
  • SBI Swiss Board Institute, Geneva, Member of the steering committee.

Pierre-Alain Urech (1955, CH)

Vice Chairman (since 2019)

  • Member (since 2015).
  • Degree in civil and transport engineering from ETH Zurich, postgraduate studies at EPFL.
  • Chairman of the Risk and Compliance Committee and member of the Committee of political Dialogue and the Personnel and Organisation.

Significant mandates:

  • Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, BCV, Lausanne, member.
  • Télé-Villars-Gryon-Diablerets SA (TVGD SA), Villars-sur-Ollon, chairman.
  • Magic Mountains Coopération, société coopérative, Crans-Montana, member.
  • Compagnie du chemin de fer Lausanne-Echallens-Bercher SA (LEB), member.
  • nco-inc. SA, Monthey, Chairman.

Véronique Gigon (1963, CH)

Member (since 2019)

  • Lic. iur., lawyer, Master of Business Administration (MBA).
  • Member on the Audit Committee and Committee of Political Dialogue.

Significant mandates:

  • Amnesty International Switzerland, Berne, honorary member of the Board of Directors.
  • Aare Seeland mobil AG, Langenthal, member.
  • Alternative Bank Schweiz, Olten, member.
  • Get Diversity GmbH, Zurich, Associate Partner.
  • Doubs Regional Nature Park, Saignelégier, Chairwoman.

Andreas R. Herzog (1957, CH)

Member (since 2021)

  • Business Economist.
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Risk and Compliance Committee.

Significant mandates:

  • HOCHDORF Holding AG, Hochdorf, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee.
  • Meyer Burger Technology AG, Thun, Member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee.
  • The Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Zurich, Deputy President.

Georg Kasperkovitz (1966, A)

Member (since 2016)

  • Dr. techn., Master of Business Administration (MBA).
  • Member of the Risk and Compliance Committee.

Significant mandates:

No significant mandates.

Fabio Pedrina (1954, CH)

Member, Representative of the personnel (since 2017)

  • Lic. oec. publ. from the University of Zurich and postgraduate spatial planning qualification from ETH Zurich/member of Swiss spatial planning association FSU and Swiss professional register REG-A, ex National Council. Co-owner of Studio Habitat.ch SA, Bellinzona.
  • Chairman of the Committee of political Dialogue.

Significant mandates:

Vice-chairman of Società per le Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi (Fart) SA.

Alexandra Post Quillet (1967, CH)

Member (since 2012)

  • Lic. oec., Associate at ACAD Académie des administrateurs Sàrl, Treyvaux.
  • Chairwoman of the Personnel and Organisation Committee.

Significant mandates:

  • Schenk Holding SA, Rolle, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors.
  • HUG AG, Malters, member.
  • Emmi AG, Lucerne, member.
  • Télé-Villars-Gryon-Diablerets SA (TVGD SA), Villars-sur-Ollon, member.
  • Centre Patronal, Paudex, member of the Association.
  • Platforme 10, Lausanne, member of the Board of Trustees.

Beat Schwab (1966, CH)

Member (since 2016)

  • Dr. rer. pol., Master of Business Administration (MBA).
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Schwab & Kuster AG.
  • Member of the Audit Committee.

Significant mandates:

  • Raiffeisenbank Winterthur Genossenschaft, Winterthur, Chairman of Board of Directors.
  • Zug Estates Holding AG, Zug, chairman.
  • Varia US Properties AG, Zug, member.
  • Raiffeisen Switzerland, St. Gallen, member.
  • Foundation for Art, Culture and History (SKKG), Winterthur, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
  • Terresta Immobilien- und Verwaltungs AG, Winterthur, Chairman.
  • Belplan Immobilien AG, Winterthur, member.

Daniel Trolliet (1954, CH)

Member, Representative of the personnel (since 2011)

  • Railway traffic technician.
  • Former Secretary of the trade union for transport workers (SEV).
  • Member of the Personnel and Organisation Committee and the Risk and Compliance Committee.

Significant mandates:

  • Fondation Général Henri Guisan, Pully, member of the Board of Trustees.
  • President, Fribourg sales staff pensioners section, Swiss Transport Workers Union. 

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