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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 Limited, 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 Corporation and Temasek Holdings Pte Limited.

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 United Kingdom, 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 Limited, a member of the Supervisory Board of Aegon N.V., 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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Michael Diekmann

Michael Diekmann

Michael Diekmann serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE, is the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co KGAA, and a Non-Executive Director at Siemens AG. Michael is the Chairman of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC). 

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Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna is Executive Chairman of CC & Soci and he sits on the Board of FTI Consulting, a business advisory group listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and three Italian private companies: Italiana Petroli SpA, Finarvedi SpA, holding company of the Arvedi Group and Salini Costruttori SpA, holding company of the Italian industrial group Webuild.

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Doug Baker

Doug Baker

Doug Baker is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ecolab Inc, global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention solutions and services. He is Lead Director on the Target Corporation Board and on the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers. He previously served 10 years on the U.S. Bank Board of Directors.

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Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg

Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg

Dr Svein Richard Brandtzæg recently stepped down as CEO of the global aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASA and is currently Vice Chairman of DNB ASA, Chairman of Veidekke ASA, an Independent Director at Schmolz + Bickenbach AG, Switzerland and a Non-Executive Director of SCR-Sibelco N.V., Belgium. Brandtzæg is also Chair of a Norwegian Government Committee for Business development.

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