SWITZERLAND – Dr. Zeno Staub, CEO of Swiss investment firm Vontobel Holding AG, has been unanimously elected to Bühler Group’s Board of Directors at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting.

With his appointment, the Board of Directors is gaining an accomplished executive with nearly three decades of investment experience.

Dr. Zeno Staub started his career as a founding shareholder and managing partner at Almafin AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland, where he was active from 1994 to 2000 in consulting and software development specializing in risk management, asset and liability management, and legal reporting.

In 2000, he was a Member of the Executive Board of Zurich-based BZ Informatik AG (now Avaloq), leader in banking software, services, and digital technology, providing platforms and services to financial institutions.

He joined Vontobel, Zurich, in 2001 as Head of the CFO Management Support Unit, responsible for its Controlling and IT project portfolio. From 2001 to 2006, he served as Chief Financial Officer, subsequently as Head of Investment Banking, and from 2008 as Head of Asset Management, in each case as a member of the Vontobel Executive Management.

Beginning in 2008, he strategically reoriented Vontobel’s Asset Management business area, successfully positioning it in the market. Dr. Zeno Staub has been Chief Executive Officer of Vontobel Holding AG and Bank Vontobel AG since 2011.

Vontobel is a globally active investment firm with Swiss roots, specialized in wealth management, active asset management and investment solutions. The company’s shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and majority owned by the founding family.

Their close ties to the company guarantee entrepreneurial independence, and the resulting freedom creates an obligation to assume social responsibility.

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