Board of Directors
Dr. Dieter C. Hauser, Chairman
Dr. Dieter C. Hauser (1955) is currently a managing partner of icomply Inc., an independent company which he founded in 2000. icomply specialises in consulting services for banks and asset managers on compliance and corporate governance, focusing in particular on areas such as the prevention of money laundering, investor protection, investment banking compliance, cross-border regulation and the development of full-scale compliance programs. Dr. Hauser had previously spent 14 years with one of Switzerland’s largest banks.
Dr. Hauser is a member of the Board of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (Suisse) SA as chairman of the audit and risk committee.
Dieter C. Hauser, attorney at law, studied law at the University of Zurich, where he graduated and then completed a doctorate (Dr. iur). He is also a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program (SEP). He is married and father of two adult children.
Carmen Alvarez, Board Member
Carmen Alvarez (1967) is an independent consultant in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, start-up financing, strategy and corporate development. Most recently, she worked for Oerlikon Surface Solutions as Head of Business Development and Member of the Executive Board. She worked for Leonardo & Co, Sal Oppenheim, Ernst & Young and UBS in corporate finance for over 20 years. During this time, she has successfully completed numerous M&A and capital market transactions for both SMEs and listed companies.
Carmen Alvarez has no other directorships.
She holds a degree in economics (lic.oec.publ.) from the University of Zurich, specializing in corporate management, finance and banking. She is mother of two children.
The independent directors Dr. Dieter C. Hauser and Carmen Alvarez are competent, experienced and unbiased in the work they do.