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.
  • Chain IQ Group AG, Zurich, member.
  • Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt (D), member.
  • World Minds Foundation, Zurich, member of the executive advisory board.

Peter Siegenthaler (1948, CH)

Vice Chairman (since 2016)

  • Member (since 2010).
  • Lic. rer. pol.
  • Member of the Audit Committee and member of the Committee of political Dialogue.

Significant mandates:

  • Berner Kantonalbank AG, member.
  • Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, member of the Board of Trustees.

Erich Ammann (1957, CH)

Member (since 2016)

  • Business Economist HWV.
  • Member of the Audit Committee and member of the Personnel and Organisation Committee.

Significant mandates:

  • Schindler Aufzüge AG, Ebikon, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
  • Schindler Holding AG, member. 

Véronique Gigon (1963, CH)

Member (since 2019)

  • Lic. iur., lawyer, MBA
  • Guest on the Audit Committee and Committee of Political Dialogue until the end of May 2019.

Significant mandates:

  • Energie du Jura SA, member.
  • Amnesty International Schweiz, honorary member of the Board of Directors.

Georg Kasperkovitz (1966, A)

Member (since 2016)

  • Dr. techn., MBA.
  • CEO Consumer Packaging, Mondi Group.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Chairwoman of the Personnel and Organisation Committee.

Significant mandates:

  • Schenk SA, Rolle, Vice Chairman.
  • HUG AG, Malters, member.
  • LANDOLT & CIE SA, Lausanne, member.
  • Swiss Board Forum, Berne, Member of the steering committee.
  • Emmi AG, Lucerne, member.
  • Télé-Villars-Gryon-Diablerets SA (TVGD SA), Villars-sur-Ollon, member.

Beat Schwab (1966, CH)

Member (since 2016)

  • Dr. rer. pol., MBA.
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Schwab & Kuster AG.
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Significant mandates:

  • Zug Estates Holding AG, Zug, chairman.
  • Varia US Properties AG, Zug, member.
  • pom+ Consulting AG & pom+ Group AG, Zurich, vice-chairman.
  • Raiffeisen Switzerland, St. Gallen, member .

Daniel Trolliet (1954, CH)

Member, Representative of the personnel (since 2011)

  • 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.
  • Vaud Cantonal Parliament, member.

Pierre-Alain Urech (1955, CH)

Member (since 2015)

  • Degree in Civil Engineering from ETH Zurich.
  • CEO of the Romande Energie Group.
  • Chairman of the Risk and Compliance Committee and member of the Committee of political Dialogue.

Significant mandates:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of five energy companies in French-speaking Switzerland
    • Romande Energie Commerce SA, Morges.
    • Romande Energie Services SA, Morges.
    • Forces Motrices Hongrin-Léman S.A. (FMHL), Château-d’Oex.
    • Forces Motrices du Grand-St-Bernard SA, Bourg-Saint-Pierre.
    • DransEnergieSA, Orsières.
  • Télé-Villars-Gryon-Diablerets SA (TVGD SA), Villars-sur-Ollon, chairman.
  • regioGrid (association of cantonal electricity companies), Aarau, member of the Board.

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