Chairman of the Board of Directors
Orell Füssli Holding
BiographySwiss-Austrian double citizenship, born 1949.
Qualifications: Studies of Organic Chemistry at the Technical University in Graz, Masters Degree and PhD.
Significant professional employment and functions:
1973 - 1976 Technical University Graz, Institut for Organic Chemistry, Assistant Professor
1976 - 1980 Hoechst Ltd,Graz, Research Chemist, synthetic polymers and automotive coatings
1980 - 1991 SICPA S.A., Research 1991 - 2000 SICPA S.A., Technical Director
2000 - 2010 SICPA S.A., Managing Director
2010 - 2012 SICPA Group, Chief Operating Officer and Head Security Ink Division
2012 - 2014 SICPA Group, Strategic Advisor to the CEO and Chairman
Since 2014: Owner and Chairman AFB-Engineering & Services, Ecublens
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PresentationImmersion Session: Managing a new banknote series project
The creation of a new banknote series is a complex and demanding undertaking. The requirements of many different stakeholders need to be taken into account, and numerous challenges along the project timeline need to be circumnavigated. In this immersion session, central banks will share their experience when they set out to create a new banknote series. Challenges encountered during the project and hands-on solutions will be discussed. This session is designed for delegates who are managing or will manage a new note series project. Ample opportunities to engage with the speaker and the audience will be given in this session.