Erich Walser is to succeed Dr. David W. Syz as Chairman of the Board of Directors of HUBER+SUHNER
At today's meeting, the Board of Directors of HUBER+SUHNER decided to propose, to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in 2014, previous Deputy Chairman Erich Walser for election as Chairman of the Board of Directors. The current chairman, Dr. David W. Syz, is retiring from his office for age-related reasons in accordance with the corporate bylaws. He served on the Board of Directors for a total of 22 years, from 1987 to 1999 as a member, and as chairman since 2004. The designated successor Erich Walser is an economist and a lawyer and has been employed by Helvetia Insurance, St. Gallen, since 1979. Since 2001, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Helvetia, and its chairman since 2003. Erich Walser has been a member of the Board of Directors of HUBER+SUHNER since 2004.