The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of CPH Chemie + Papier Holding AG is entrusted with the overall management of the company and the CPH Group. The Board has created two committees, "Finance & Auditing" and "Personnel & Compensation".

Peter Schaub, lic. iur., attorney-at-law, born 1960 and a Swiss national, is Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2010.

Partner at Weber Schaub & Partner AG, tax and legal consultants, Zurich since 1994; Chairman of the Board of Directors of Scobag Privatbank AG, Basel; Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zindel Immo Holding AG, Chur; Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mobimo AG, Lucerne; Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uetikon Industrieholding AG, Uetikon; Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of UBV Holding AG, Uetikon; Member of the Board of Directors of Rüegg Cheminée Holding AG, Zumikon. Member of the boards of directors of various further unlisted companies, and trustee of various foundations.

1990–1993 tax commissioner at the Cantonal Tax Office, Zurich; 1987–1988 junior associate at the Schellenberg Wittmer law firm, Zurich.

Tim Talaat, MSEE and MBA, born 1960 and a Swiss national, is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2015 and Chair of its Personnel & Compensation Committee since 2020.

Majority shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swiss Industrial Holding AG, Uetikon; Chairman of the Advisory Board of Single Holding GmbH, Hochdorf (Germany); Member of the Board of Directors of Bachofen AG, Uster.

2009–2015 CEO of Looser Holding AG, Arbon; 2007–2009 Managing Partner at Swiss Industrial Finance AG, Pfäffikon SZ; 2003–2007 CEO of SR Technics Switzerland and 1996–2003 Member of the SR Technics Group Executive Board, Zurich Airport.

Kaspar W. Kelterborn, lic. oec. HSG, born 1964 and a Swiss national, is Chair of the Finance & Auditing Committee since 2015.

CFO and Member of the Executive Committee of the Conzzeta Group, Zurich since 2006; Member of the Board of Directors of Suhner Holding AG, Brugg; Member of the Board of Directors of Integra Holding AG, Zurich; Member of the Board of Directors of Wipf Holding AG, Brugg.

2002–2005 CFO and Member of the Executive Management of the Unaxis Group, Pfäffikon; 1996–2002 leading executive functions in finance and controlling both in and outside Switzerland for the Clariant Group, Muttenz.

Claudine Mollenkopf, born 1966, is a German and French citizen and has been a member of the Board of Directors and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee since 2021.

Claudine Mollenkopf has been Senior Vice President and General Manager Silicas at Evonik Operations GmbH, Essen, since 2019.

At Orion Engineered Carbons S.A., she was a member of the Executive Committee from 2011 to 2019 and President Orion Engineered Carbons France SAS from 2018 to 2019. From 1996 to 2010, she held various senior positions within the Evonik Group, most recently as General Manager of the Rubber/MRG Industries Business Line.

Manuel Werder, lic. iur. and LL.M., attorney-at-law, born 1974 and a Swiss national, is Partner at Niederer Kraft Frey AG, Zurich since 2015.

Member of the Board of Directors of Uetikon Industrieholding AG, Uetikon; Member of the Board of Directors of UBV Holding AG, Uetikon; member of the boards of directors of various further unlisted companies and trustee of various foundations.

2010–2015 Senior Associate at Niederer Kraft Frey AG; 2007–2008 secondment to Allende & Brea Abogados, Buenos Aires; 2004–2007 Associate at Niederer Kraft Frey AG; 2002–2004 Foreign Associate at Fox Horan & Camerini LLP, New York.

Christian Wipf, lic. oec. HSG, born 1957, is a Swiss national.

Chairman and Delegate of the Board of Directors of Wipf Holding AG, Brugg; Chairman of the Boards of Directors of various subsidiary of the Wipf Group.

1997-2020 CEO of the Wipf Group, Brugg; 2001–2007 CEO of Wipf AG, Volketswil; 1991–1997 Member of Executive Management of Seetal Schaller AG, Brugg; 1982–1991 various executive functions with Philips AG, Zurich and Philips Electronics Ltd, Montreal.

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Peter Schaub, Chairman of the Board of Directors