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Peter Voser

Peter Voser

Experienced Chairman: OMX Stockholm 30, SMI, STOXX Europe 50, Private Sector, Public Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Company

  • 20 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in oil and gas, technology, transport, pharmaceuticals, sovereign wealth fund and industry
  • Experience as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Internal Auditor, Remuneration Committee member, Business Development Committee member, Nomination Committee member, Compensation Committee member and Audit Committee member
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Current Positions

Peter Voser is Chairman of ABB Ltd, a global leader in power and automation technologies. He is also Group Chairman of PSA International Pte (formerly known as Port of Singapore Authority), a global leader in port operations, and an Independent Director of IBM Corp. and Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd.

Industry Knowledge

Professional experience from positions in the oil and gas sector and industry at, among others, Royal Dutch Shell, where he worked in a number of finance, audit and business roles within Royal Dutch Shell in Switzerland, the UK, the Netherlands, Argentina and Chile.

He went on to become Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Director on the Board, ultimately serving as Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell plc from 2009 until his retirement in December 2013.

Peter was also CFO and an Executive Committee member of ABB Ltd, a member of the Supervisory Board of Aegon NV, served on the Board of Directors of UBS Group AG and at Roche Holding AG, and was a member of the Swiss Federal Auditor Oversight Authority.

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