Rolf Soiron Audited

Portrait of Rolf Soiron

Rolf Soiron holds a PhD in history from the University of Basel and a PMD from the Harvard Business School.

Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Lonza Group Ltd (since 2005)

Current Activities and Functions:

  • Chairman of the Council of the Foundation of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (since 2014) and Member of the Council (since 2010)
  • Chairman of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction (since 2003)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Jungbunzlauer Holding AG (since 1993)

Former Activities and Functions:

  • Member of the Assembly Council of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva (2010–2017) and Member of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva (2009–2017)
  • Member of the Board of economiesuisse (2009–2015)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Holcim Ltd (2003–2014) and member of the Board (1994–2014)
  • Chairman of the Foundation Council of Avenir Suisse (2009–2014)
  • CEO ad interim of Lonza Group Ltd, Basel (January 2012 – April 2012)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nobel Biocare Holding Ltd (2003–2010)
  • Chairman of the Basel University Council (1995–2005)
  • Managing Director of Jungbunzlauer Group (2001–2003)
  • CEO of Jungbunzlauer Group (1993–2001)
  • Sandoz Group – COO and Head of Pharma in Basel (1992–1993),
    Group Vice-President Agribusiness USA in New York (1988–1992)
  • Protek Group (orthopedic implants) – President and CEO (1983–1987)
  • Sandoz Group – various functions in Human Resources, Finance and Corporate (1972–1983)