Organisation

Repower’s supreme governing body is the general meeting. It elects the Board of Directors, which in turn appoints the members of the Executive Board.

 

Repower Group's Executive Board

Roland Leuenberger (b. 1968), CEO

Swiss citizen; degree in economics and business administration
Since April 2020: CEO
Since September 2019: CEO ad interim


Dr Lorenzo Trezzini (b. 1968), CFO (Head of Finance & Services)

Swiss and Italian citizen; Dr. oec. publ., federally certified public accountant, degree in business specialising in corporate finance
Since September 2020: Member of the Executive Board and CFO (Head of Finance & Services)


Samuel Bontadelli (b. 1979), COO (Head of Service Provision)

Swiss citizen; degree in electrical engineering, Executive MBA
Since 2018: Member of the Executive Board and COO (Head of Service Provision)
Since 2011: Head of Trading
Since 2007: Head of Generation Switzerland
Since 2003: Asset Management Transmission


Fabio Bocchiola (b. 1964), Head of Italy

Italian citizen; diploma in business administration, piano diploma from the conservatory in Brescia
Since 2010: Member of the Executive Board and Head of Italy
Since 2002: Rezia Energia Italia S.p.A. (now Repower Italia S.p.A.)


Dr René Burkhard (b. 1965), Head of Market a.i.

Swiss citizen; Dr. sc. techn., Master of Industrial Management (MBA NDS ETHZ), ETHZ materials engineer
Since July 2020: Head of Market ad interim

Repower Group's Board of Directors

Swiss and Italian citizen; PhD in business informatics, lic. oec. publ., University of Zurich

Member of the Board of Directors since 2018

Chair of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Current

  • Partner at management consultant MKP Consulting AG (since 2003)

Previous

  • Partner at Venture Incubator Partners AG (2001 – 03)
  • Associate partner at McKinsey & Company responsible for clients in the industrial and transport sectors, focusing on growth, innovation and repositioning (1991 – 2001)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Member of the boards of directors of Burckhardt Compression AG, Energie 360°, RUAG Holding AG, Signal AG and Suhner AG
  • Member of the board of Technopark Luzern

Swiss citizen; EMBA, HWV degree in business and economics

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors,
Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Current

  • CFO of Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich (since 2004)

 Previous

  • CFO at Ascom Systec AG (2000 – 04)
  • Finance director at P.J. Carroll & Co. Ltd., Dublin (1997 – 2000)
  • Finance & HR director at Sullana AG (1989 – 97)
  • Controller at Sullana AG (1987 – 89)
  • Accounting manager at Johnson Wax AG (1984 – 87)
  • Assistant in auditing and tax consulting at Füllemann & Dr. Rauber AG (1982 – 84)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of the boards of directors of Certum Sicherheit AG, EKZ Renewables AG and Enpuls AG
  • Member of the boards of directors of BSU Bank Genossenschaft and enersuisse AG
  • Trustee of PKE Vorsorgestiftung Energie

Swiss citizen; Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. El. Ing. ETHZ, Executive MBA University of St. Gallen

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016

Member of the Personnel Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Current

  • CEO of Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich (since 2004)

Previous

Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich:

  • Head of energy distribution and member of the executive board (2001 – 03)
  • Head of grid and member of the extended executive board (2000 – 01)

Brugg Kabel AG:

  • Head of development and high voltage accessories profit centre (1997 – 2000)
  • Head of test laboratories (1995 – 97)
  • Project manager and research assistant (1990 – 95)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of the board of directors of EKZ Eltop AG
  • Member of the boards of directors of Kernkraftwerk Gösgen Däniken AG, Gruner AG and EKZ renewables AG
  • Member of the management board of the Association of Swiss Electricity Companies (VSE)

Swiss citizen; Dr. iur. HSG, lawyer

Member of the Board of Directors since 2008

Member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Current

  • Lawyer with Kunz Schmid Rechtsanwälte und Notare AG, Chur

Previous

  • Head of the Department of Finance and Municipalities (2008 – 11)
  • Member of the cantonal executive council, head of the Department of Justice, Security and Health (2003 – 08)
  • Assistant at the Institute for Financial Science and Financial Law/IFF, University of St. Gallen, part-time positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers and part-time independent lawyer (1997 – 2002)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of the boards of directors of Engadiner Kraftwerke AG, Elettricità Industriale SA and Calanda Kies und Beton Gruppe
  • Chairman of the Swiss Gas Industry Association (VSG) and Entwicklung Schweiz
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors of the Cantonal Hospital of Graubünden
  • Member of the boards of directors of Fontavis AG, Swissgas AG, Siegfried AG and Swiss Life Holding AG

Permanent positions with important interest groups

  • Member of the executive committee of economiesuisse

Official functions and political offices

  • Member of the Swiss Council of States for Canton Graubünden

Swiss citizen; lic. iur., lawyer

Member of the Board of Directors since 2011

Chairman of the Personnel Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Current

  • Lawyer

Previous

  • Member of the Executive Council of Canton Graubünden (1999 – 2010)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Member of the board of directors of Oleodotto del Reno SA

Permanent positions with important interest groups

  • Chairman of Caritas Graubünden
  • Chairman of the Board of Education of the Education Centre for Health and Social Affairs, Chur

Swiss citizen; lic. rer. pol., University of Basel

Member of the Board of Directors since 2020

Member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Current

  • Founder partner/member of the executive board of Fontavis AG (since 2011)

Previous

  • Founder partner/member of the executive board of EVU Partners AG (since 2010)
  • CFO IWB (2005 – 10)
  • Head of Finance and Business development at IWB (2004 – 05)
  • Controller at IWB (2003 – 04)
  • Consultant at Senergy AG (1999 – 2003)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of the boards of directors of Eniwa AG and FORTE Nordic Wind SA
  • Member of the boards of directors of WWZ Netze and WWZ Energie, AVAG AG, SonnenPool AG, Herzog and Kull Gruppe and e-netz ag
  • Member of the board of directors and chairman of the Audit Committee of Aventron AG

Swiss citizen; lic. iur., lawyer, M.B.L.-HSG

Member of the Board of Directors since 2018

Member of the Personnel Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Current

  • Head Legal, Compliance & Regulatory and secretary of the executive board of Axpo Holding AG (since 2007)

Previous

  • Head of legal at AEW Energie AG, head of the AEW services department (real estate, logistics and managing equity holdings), and deputy head of the AEW finance unit (2000 – 07)
  • Lawyer at a medium-sized law firm in Zurich (1997 – 2000)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Member of the boards of directors of Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG (CKW), Axpo Services AG, Axpo AG and Etrans AG

Corporate Governance

Repower's principles of corporate governance are laid down in the articles of association, organisational regulations and the related assignment of authority and responsibility. The Board of Directors and Executive Board regularly review these principles and revise them as and when required. The company reports comprehensively on corporate governance in its annual reports.

Our corporate governance report is also available on our online report . The main documents related to corporate governance are as follows:

 

  • Articles of Association of Repower AG

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  • Organisational regulations

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  • Assignment of Authority and Responsibility

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