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

Kurt Bobst (b. 1965), CEO and Head of Market

Swiss citizen; federally certified controller

CEO since 2008


Brigitte Krapf (b. 1981), CFO (Head of Finance & Services)

Swiss citizen; FH degree in business and economics/bachelor of science in business administration, MAS in corporate finance,
CAS Swiss Certified Treasurer SCT®
Since 2014: Head of Treasury
Since 2017: 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 2003: Asset Management Transmission
Since 2007: Head of Generation Switzerland
Since 2011: Head of Trading
Since 2018: Member of the Executive Board and COO (Head of Service Provision)


Fabio Bocchiola (b. 1964), Head of Italy

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

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

Previous

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

Current

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

 


OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chair of the board of directors of ACP Advanced Circuit Pursuit AG
  • Member of the board of directors of Burckhardt Compression AG,
    CP Pumpen AG, Energie 360°, 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,
member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Previous

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

 Current

  • CFO of Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich (since 2004)

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 board of directors of BSU Bank Genossenschaft
  • 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

Chairman of the Personnel Committee of the Board of Directors


 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Previous

Brugg Kabel AG:

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

Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich:

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

Current

  • CEO of Elektrizitätswerke des Kantons Zürich (since 2004)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of electrosuisse – Association for Electrical Engineering, Power and Information Technologies
  • Member of the management board of the Association of Swiss Electricity Companies (VSE)
  • Member of the boards of directors of Kernkraftwerk Gösgen Däniken AG and Gruner AG

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

Previous

  • 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)
  • Member of the cantonal executive council, head of the Department of Justice, Security and Health (2003 – 08)
  • Head of the Department of Finance and Municipalities (2008 – 11)

Current

  • Lawyer with Kunz Schmid Rechtsanwälte und Notare AG, Chur

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, UBS Clean Energy Infrastructure Switzerland AG, Swissgas AG and Siegfried 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

Member of the Personnel Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Previous

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

Current

  • Lawyer

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

  • Member for Switzerland of the Consulta Culturale Italia Svizzera
  • Chairman of Caritas Graubünden
  • Chairman of the Board of Education of the Education Centre for Health and Social Affairs, Chur
  • Chairman of historic RhB

Swiss citizen; lic. oec. publ.

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016

Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Previous

  • Various management roles at UBS AG (1996 – 2003)
  • UBS AG, head of finance & controlling, Wealth Management International (2004 – 06)
  • CEO of Co-Investor AG (2007 – 08)

Current

  • Partner and member of the executive board of Fontavis AG (since 2011)
  • Partner and member of the executive board of EVU Partners AG (since 2010)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of the board of directors of EVU Partners AG
  • Vice-chairman of the board of directors of Fontavis AG
  • Member of the boards of directors of UBS Clean Energy Infrastructure Switzerland AG and Hydroelectra 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

Previous

  • Lawyer at a medium-sized law firm in Zurich (1997–2000)
  • 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)

Current

  • Head of legal/regulatory and compliance and secretary of the executive board of Axpo Holding AG (since 2007)

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 Suisse AG, Axpo Services AG, Axpo Hydro 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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  • Corporate Governance

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