The Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding Ltd consists of seven members, none of whom perform executive duties. The functions of Chairman of the Board and CEO are separated in order to ensure a balanced relationship between the company management and supervisory bodies.

The Board of Directors (BoD) exercises overall leadership and supervises and controls the Executive Board of Autoneum Holding Ltd and the Autoneum Group. It is responsible for all matters vested in it by law or the Articles of Association and that it has not delegated to other bodies.

Pursuant to new statutory provisions that entered into force on January 1, 2014, the Chairman and other members of the Board of Directors are elected individually until the conclusion of the next ordinary Annual General Meeting, i.e. for a term of office of one year. Nominations of new candidates for election to the Board of Directors are made with due regard for the balanced composition of this body, taking into account industrial and international management experience as well as specialist expertise.

Swiss national, born in 1959

Hans-Peter Schwald has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2011. His current term expires in 2021. In addition he is Chairman of the Strategy Committee.

Hans-Peter Schwald is Senior Partner of the law firm BianchiSchwald LLC, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich. He holds a university degree in law (lic.iur. HSG) from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Hans-Peter Schwald is also Vice President of the Board of Directors of Stadler Rail Ltd, a member of the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding Ltd, President of the Board of Directors of VAMED Management and Service Switzerland Ltd and VAMED Health Project Switzerland Ltd as well as President of Swiss VAMED rehab hospitals as well as Chairman of AVIA Association of independent Swiss importers and suppliers of energy products and a member of the Board of Directors of other Swiss joint stock companies.