Andreas Von Planta

Partner at Lenz & Staehelin AG

Andreas Von Planta

Andreas Von Planta

Partner at Lenz & Staehelin AG

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Former Chief Operating Officer at Novartis Corporation

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Young & Rubicam Brands, Inc.

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Chairman at Sandoz Family Foundation

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Chairman-UNICEF Switzerland at United Nations Children's Fund

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Owner at Payerpartner

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Independent Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board at E.ON SE

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Vice Chairman at AG Hallenstadion

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Novartis AG

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Chairman at Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

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Andreas Von Planta
Partner at Lenz & Staehelin AG
Class of 1981

The University of Basel is the oldest university in Switzerland. Founded upon the initiative of local citizens in 1460, the University of Basel is a modern and attractive center of teaching, learning, and research situated in the heart of Basel. The University of Basel has been self-managed since 1996 whilst remaining under the jurisdiction of the Cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft. It provides committed individuals from all over the world a strong academic community and an inspiring work environment. It employs nearly 3,500 people, and its annual budget is around CHF 550 million. The University of Basel is a classic university covering almost all fields of study from Ancient Studies to Zoology. The University of Basel is a rather small university in European standards with around 11,000 students, including 2,000 doctoral students (as of 2007). Around 320 professors and 1,300 lecturers provide an excellent education and encourage independent thinking and responsible action. The proportion of female students is 55% - and rising - and one of five students come from abroad. The University of Basel seeks top performance in research, teaching and service. For years, it is among the 100 best universities in the world, and in the German-speaking world it is one of the top ten.


Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Career History
1983 - Current
Tenure Unconfirmed

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc. conducts biomedical researches. It focuses in the areas of oncology, ophthalmology, diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders, neuroscience, and cardiovascular conditions, other focus areas include discovery chemistry, biologics, pathway biology, and translational medicine. The company was founded on September 10, 2002 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Boards & Committees
Member-Board of Governors
2007 - 2018

Raymond Weil SA is a Swiss private company located in Geneva, also operating in the United Kingdom, specializing in watches, clocks, clockwork operated devices, and parts. Elie Paul Bernheim is the CEO, in this role since 2006.

Independent Director
2003 - 2014

Holcim Ltd. engages in the provision of building materials. It carries out its operations through the following product lines: Cement, Aggregates, and Other Construction Materials and Services. The Cement line provides wide range of cementations materials and also develops customized blends for special applications. The Aggregates line includes crushed stone, gravel and sand. The Other Construction Materials and Services line comprises ready-mix concrete, concrete products, asphalt, construction and paving, trading, and other products and services. The company was founded on February 15, 1912 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

Chairman, Nomination & Compensation Committee
1997 - 2015

Swiss National Insurance Co. is an insurance company, which provides risk and pension solutions in non-life and life business. The firm offers specialty line products to the engineering, marine, high net worth individuals, travel, credit life and other individuals. The firm operates through four segments: Non-life Switzerland, Non-life Foreign Countries, Life and Group Reinsurance. Swiss National Insurance was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.


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