Board of directors

Domenico Scala

Chairman of the board

Nationality: Swiss and Italian | Year of Birth: 1965.

Domenico Scala has been a member of the board since 2011 and has been serving as the chairman of the board since 2016. He is also a member of the corporate governance & nomination committee and of the audit committee. He is independent in accordance with the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance.

Mr. Scala served as chairman of the board of BAK Economics AG from 2016 (member since 2014) to June 2023 and as chairman of the audit and compliance committee of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) from 2012 to 2016. From 2007 to 2011, he was president and CEO of Nobel Biocare Holding AG and from 2003 to 2007, CFO of Syngenta International AG. Prior to that, he held various senior leadership positions at Roche Holding AG and was finance director with Panalpina Italy Spa and senior auditor with Nestlé SA.

Mr. Scala is chairman of the board of Oettinger Davidoff AG, member of the bank council of the Basler Kantonalbank, and president of BaselArea.

Mr. Scala graduated with a master in economics from the University of Basel and holds executive development degrees from INSEAD and London Business School.