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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
Dr. Beat E. Lüthi

Dr. Beat E. Lüthi is a Swiss citizen born in 1962. He studied electronics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich where he also received his ph.d at BWI Center for Industrial Management. Dr. Lüthi also completed the Senior Management Program at INSEAD, Paris. He is managing partner at CTC Analytics AG, Zwingen, a worldwide leading manufacturer of laboratory robotics for chromatography applications. From 2003 until 2007 he managed the Laboratory Division of Mettler-Toledo, Greifens... 
Dr. Richard Fischer
Member of the Board of Directors
Dr. Richard Fischer

Dr. Fischer is a co-owner of VAT Holding AG. VAT is the global leading supplier of vacuum valves. Since 1984, he has served as VAT's Chief Executive Officer, and since 1997 as the company's President and Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining VAT, Dr. Fischer was Technical Director of Gama, Access Systems, an Austrian company. Dr. Fischer holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Vienna. Dr. Fischer currently also holds Baord mandates in VAT Holding AG and ARS GmbH.... 
Vanessa Frey
Member of the Board of Directors
Vanessa Frey

Vanessa Frey is a Swiss citizen, born in 1980. She completed her undergraduate studies in business administration and law at the University of St. Gallen and concluded her studies with a master of science in International Economics and Business with a special focus on Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden. From 2004 until 2006, Ms. Frey worked in the Corporate Finance Team of Handelsbanken Capital Markets in Stockholm, Sweden, and after that as asset manager in Hong Kong. She is C... 
Beat Siegrist
Member of the Board of Directors
Beat Siegrist

Beat Siegrist is a Swiss citizen and member of the Board since 2010. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich and a MBA from INSEAD, Fontainbleau, France. Mr. Siegrist started his career in 1985 as development engineer at Contraves AG. Afterwards he worked for the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. from 1987 to 1993. In 1993 Mr. Siegrist established his own firm the Outsourcing AG, which he managed as CEO until 1995. From 1996 to 2008 h... 
Dr. Thomas Staehelin
Member of the Board of Directors
Dr. Thomas Staehelin

Dr. Staehelin is a Swiss corporate and tax attorney and partner in the Basel based law firm Fromer, Schultheiss and Staehelin. Dr. Staehelin is a private investor and serves on the boards of various Swiss listed or unlisted companies in various capacities ranging from a member, Vice-Chairman, or Chairman. Dr. Staehelin holds a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Basel. He currently also holds Board mandates in Kühne + Nagel International AG, Siegfried Holding AG, Lantal Textiles, Swissport Inter... 

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.

  Corporate Governance Report for the financial year 2012

Compensation Report  Compensation Report for the financial year 2012

Compensation Report  Sustainability Report for the financial year 2012


Articles of Association (only in German)

  Articles of Association