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Group Management


Lukas Winkler
President and Chief Executive Officer
Lukas Winkler

Mr. Winkler became President and Chief Executive Officer of INFICON Holding AG January 1, 2004. Mr. Winkler joined the company in January 1993 and served as our Vice President, Vacuum Control from January 1997 to December 2003. From January 1995 to January 1997, Mr. Winkler served our Balzers AG subsidiary as General Manager Production. Mr. Winkler has a Masters Degree in engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zürich) and an Executive MBA from Syracuse University.... 
Matthias  Tröndle
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Matthias  Tröndle

Matthias Troendle joined INFICON as Chief Financial Officer in September 2008. For the prior 13 years, Mr. Troendle held several positions within Solectron Corporation, serving as Senior Director Finance Europe since June 2003. Between 1988 and 1995, he worked for Hewlett Packard GmbH in Boblingen, Germany in various positions within the main finance department. Earlier in his career, Mr. Troendle worked for Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in Stuttgart, Germany, as Financial Analyst. He stud... 

Board of Directors


Dr. Beat E. Lüthi
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Beat E. Lüthi

Educational Background
1980-1986 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Master in Electrical Engineering
1987-1990 Ph.D. at ETH/BWI on “Management of Industrial Software Projects”
1994 INSEAD, Fontainebleau France, International Executive Program

Executive Experience
1987-1990 Zellweger Uster (Quality Control Products), Project Manager
1990-1998 Mettler-Toledo (Weighing Equipment): Business Unit Leader for System Business Gener... 

Dr. Richard Fischer
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Dr. Richard Fischer

Educational Background
1973-1979 Technical University of Vienna, Master of Science in Electrical and Electronical Engineering
1979-1982 Technical University of Vienna, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. with excellence Executive Experience
1982-1984 Gama, Access Systems, Austria, R&D Manager and Technical Director
1984-2004 VAT Holding AG, Switzerland, Chief Executive Officer

Previous Board Mandates
1990-2011 ARS GmbH, Member
2008-2009... 

Vanessa Frey
Director, Member of the Audit Committee
Vanessa Frey

Educational Background
2000-2002 University of St. Gallen, Switzerland Undergraduate Studies in Economics, Business Administration and Law
2003-2004 Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden Master of Science in International Economics and Business. Major in Finance

Executive Experience
2004-2006 Handelsbanken Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 HSZ Group, Asset Manager, Hong Kong
Since 2007 CEO of Corisol Holding A... 

Beat Siegrist
Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Beat Siegrist

Educational Background
1980-1985 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Master in Electrical Engineering
1987-1988 INSEAD, Fontainebleau France, MBA

Executive Experience
1985-1986 Contraves AG (Defense Equipment), Development Engineer
1987-1993 McKinsey&Co. (Consulting), first McKinsey Fellows in Switzerland, Consultant and Project Manager
1993-1995 Outsourcing AG (Reorganisation and Outsourcing of Productions), Founder and CEO

Dr. Thomas Staehelin
Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Dr. Thomas Staehelin

Educational Background
1967-1971 University of Basel, lic. iur. (Master in Law)
1972-1974 University of Basel, Ph.D. in Law
1973-1975 Various traineeships
1975 Admission to the Bar

Professional Experience
1973 Swiss Bank Corporation, London
1974 SG Warburg & Co., Ltd., London (Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance)
1975-today FROMER Advokatur und Notariat, Swiss Corporate and Tax Attorney, and Partner

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Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

INFICON conducts business in an environment of the utmost integrity and honesty, adhering to the highest ethical and legal standards. Our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics demonstrates that commitment to these principles and to our accountability.

 Code of Business Conduct and Ethics


Corporate Governance, Remuneration and Sustainability Reports

We believe that good corporate governance benefits our shareholders, our customers, and our employees. It helps ensure that our business strategies and practices are optimized for the creation of long-term economic value and that we conduct our business with excellence in corporate responsibility. Here we provide our most recent Corporate Governance Report.

  2014 INFICON Corporate Governance Report

Compensation Report  2014 INFICON Compensation Report

Compensation Report  2014 INFICON Environmental Protection, Safety, and Product Stewardship Report


Articles of Association (only in German)

  Articles of Association