Board of Directors
Dr Sebastian Burckhardt
Swiss (born 1954)
Member of the Audit & Risk Committee
Secretary of the Board
Board Member since 2002
Other current activities:
Partner at Vischer AG, Law firm in Basel, Zurich and Geneva; Member of the Boards of Dolder AG, Grether AG, Jungbunzlauer Holding AG and persona service AG.
After a year with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York in 1985, Sebastian Burckhardt joined Gloor Schiess & Partners, a predecessor firm of Vischer AG, where he advises familyowned businesses in the life sciences, banking and distribution fields.
Studies in Economics and Law; PhD in Law from Basel University; admitted to the Bar of Switzerland; Civil law notary in Basel; admitted to the New York Bar following studies at New York University School of Law.
Key attributes for the Board:
Dr Burckhardt is an independent specialist in corporate and commercial law and in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing, distribution and technology agreements. His knowledge includes many years of experience on corporate boards.