SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

April 21, 2015 12:01 ET

Investment Professionals Pick Switzerland's Top CEOs, CFOs & IR Professionals

Annual Survey Reflects the Opinions of Nearly 870 Buy-Side Analysts and Money Managers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2015) - Institutional Investor has announced the winners of the 2015 All-Europe Executive Team, II's annual ranking of the region's corporate leaders. II asked portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side research professionals to name the best CEOs, CFOs and investor relations professionals at the European companies they cover. Listed below are the CEOs and CFOs who lead companies headquartered in Switzerland, who rank First, Second or Third in their sector.

Top-ranked CEOs in Switzerland include:

  • Patrick De Maeseneire, Adecco, in Business & Employment Services
  • Albert Baehny, Geberit, in Building & Construction
  • Ivan Glasenberg, Glencore, in Metals & Mining
  • Bernard Fontana, Holcim, in Building & Construction
  • Paul Bulcke, Nestlé, in Food Producers
  • Joseph Jimenez, Novartis, in Pharmaceuticals
  • Severin Schwan, Roche Holding, in Pharmaceuticals
  • Lukas Braunschweiler, Sonova Holding, in Medical Technologies & Services
  • Georges (Nick) Hayek Jr., Swatch Group, in Luxury Goods 

Top-ranked CFOs in Switzerland include:

  • Eric Elzvik, ABB, in Capital Goods
  • Dominik de Daniel, Adecco, in Business & Employment Services
  • Patrick Jany, Clariant, in Chemicals
  • Roland Iff, Geberit, in Building & Construction
  • Steven Kalmin, Glencore, in Metals & Mining
  • Thomas Aebischer, Holcim, in Building & Construction
  • Wan Ling Martello, Nestlé, in Food Producers
  • Harry Kirsch, Novartis, in Pharmaceuticals
  • Alan Hippe, Roche Holding, in Pharmaceuticals
  • Thomas Naratil, UBS Group, in Banks
  • Gary Saage, Cie. Financière Richemont, in Luxury Goods
  • George Quinn, Zurich Insurance Group, in Insurance

The 2015 All-Europe Executive Team reflects the opinions of nearly 870 buy-side analysts and money managers at 485 firms that collectively manage an estimated $4.5 trillion in European equities, and from 1,110 sell-side analysts at close to 160 institutions.

To view the specific rankings of each CEO and CFO named, or for more information on the 2015 All-Europe Executive Team, visit www.institutionalinvestor.com/aeet or see the April 2015 issue of Institutional Investor magazine.

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