|Dr. Richard Fischer|
Member of the Board of Directors
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.