The Board of Directors currently consist of eight members. They are Sika's highest governing body and bring with them a vast array of experience.

Chairman of Sika Board of Directors Paul Haelg

Paul Johann Hälg

Chairman

Chairman of Sika Board of Directors Paul Haelg

Paul Johann Hälg

Chairman

Career

2004–2016: CEO, Dätwyler Group, Altdorf

2001–2004: Executive Vice President, Forbo International SA, Eglisau

1987–2001: Product Manager, Commercial Director, CEO, Gurit Essex AG, Freienbach

1981–1986: Project and Group Leader, Schweizerische Aluminium AG (Alusuisse), Zurich

 
Other mandates and activities

Chairman of the Board: Datwyler Holding AG (and therefore also of PEMA AG and Dätwyler Führungs AG), Altdorf

Member of the Board: Dätwyler Cabling Solutions AG, Altdorf; Sonceboz Automotive SA, Sonceboz

Chairman: Welfare Foundation Sika, Baar

Member of the Foundation Council: ETH Foundation, Zurich; Swisscontact, Zurich; REGA, Zurich

Bod Viktor Waldemar Balli

Viktor Waldemar Balli

Board of Directors

Bod Viktor Waldemar Balli

Viktor Waldemar Balli

Board of Directors

Committees

Audit Committee

 

Career

2007-2018: CFO Barry Callebaut Group, Zurich, Switzerland

1996-2006: Director of Niantic Group (Family Holding)

1991-1995: Principal, Adinvest AG, Zurich, Switzerland

1989-1991: Head Corporate Finance, Marc Rich & Co Holding AG, Zug, Switzerland

1985-1989: Financial Analyst and Manager, EniChem International AG, Zurich, Switzerland, Milan, Italy

 

Other Mandates and Activities

Member of the Board of Directors: Givaudan, Vernier, Switzerland (Compensation and Audit Committee); Swiss Federal Audit Oversight Authority (RAB), Berne, Switzerland; Hemro AG, Bachenbülach, Switzerland; Ceva Logistics AG, Baar, Switzerland, until 2019 (Chairman of the Audit Committee); Medacta International SA, Castel San Pietro, Switzerland (Chair of Audit Committee)


Member of the Supervisory Board: KWS Saat SE, Einbeck, Germany (Chairman of the Audit Committee); Louis Dreyfus Holding BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Audit Committee)

Member of Sika Board of Directors Frits van Dijk

Frits van Dijk

Board of Directors

Member of Sika Board of Directors Frits van Dijk

Frits van Dijk

Board of Directors

COMMITTEES

Chairman Nomination and Compensation Committee

 

CAREER

1970–2011: Career within Nestlé (focus region Asia), of which the last 10 years as member of the Nestlé SA Executive Board, responsible for Asia, Oceania, Africa & Middle East

 

OTHER MANDATES AND ACTIVITIES

Member of the Board: Nestlé Malaysia Berhad

Member of Advisory Board: Al Muhaidib Group, Saudi Arabia

Member of Sika Board of Directors Justin Howell

Justin Marshall Howell

Board of Directors

Member of Sika Board of Directors Justin Howell

Justin Marshall Howell

Board of Directors

COMMITTEES

Nomination and Compensation Committee

 

CAREER

Since 2010: Senior Investment Manager, BMGI, Kirkland, WA, USA

2007-2009: Vice President, Investment Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New York, NY, USA

2003-2007: Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY, USA

 

OTHER MANDATES AND ACTIVITIES

Member of the Board: OE Holdings, LLC, Texas, USA

Member of Sika Board of Directors Monika Ribar

Monika Ribar

Board of Directors

Member of Sika Board of Directors Monika Ribar

Monika Ribar

Board of Directors

COMMITTEES

Chairman Audit Committee

 
CAREER

2006–2013: CEO, Panalpina AG, Basel

2005–2006: CFO, Panalpina AG, Basel

2000–2005: Chief Information Officer (CIO), Panalpina AG, Basel

1991–2000: Various functions within Controlling, IT and Global Project Management, Panalpina AG, Basel

 

OTHER MANDATES AND ACTIVITIES

Chairman of the Board: SBB AG (Swiss Federal Railways), Bern

Member of the Board: Lufthansa Group, Frankfurt am Main; Chain IQ Group, Zurich

Member of Sika Board of Directors Daniel Sauter

Daniel J. Sauter

Board of Directors

Member of Sika Board of Directors Daniel Sauter

Daniel J. Sauter

Board of Directors

COMMITTEES

Nomination and Compensation Committee 

 

CAREER

1994–2001: CEO and Delegate of Board of Directors, Xstrata AG, Zug

1983–1998: Senior partner and CFO, Glencore International AG, Baar

1976–1983: Various banks, incl. Bank Leu, Zurich

 

OTHER MANDATES AND ACTIVITIES

Chairman of the Board: Julius Bär Gruppe AG, Zurich; Trinsic AG, Zug; Tabulum AG, Zug; Hadimec AG, Mägenwil

Member of the Board: ARAS Holding AG, Lenzburg; AS Print AG, Villmergen; Richnerstutz AG, Villmergen

Member of the Foundation Board: Avenir Suisse, Zurich

Member of Sika Board of Directors Christoph Tobler

Christoph Tobler

Board of Directors

Member of Sika Board of Directors Christoph Tobler

Christoph Tobler

Board of Directors

COMMITTEES

Audit Committee 

 

CAREER

Since 2004: CEO, Sefar Holding AG, Thal SG

1998–2004: Head of Industry Division and Member of Group Management, Sika AG, Baar

1994–1998: Adtranz Schweiz

1988–1994: McKinsey & Company, Zurich

 

OTHER MANDATES AND ACTIVITIES

Chairman of the Board: AG Cilander, Herisau

Member of the Board: Sefar Holding AG, Thal SG; economiesuisse, Zurich

Member of Regional Advisory Board: Swiss National Bank

Thierry Vanlancker

Thierry F.J. Vanlancker

Board of Directors

Thierry Vanlancker

Thierry F.J. Vanlancker

Board of Directors

Career

since 2017: CEO, AkzoNobel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016-2017: Head Specialty Chemicals and Excecutive Committee Member, AkzoNobel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015-2016: President Fluoroproducts, Chemours; President Chemours EMEA, Geneva, Switzerland, Wilmington, USA

1989-2016: Various functions within DuPont:
Vice-President DuPont Performance Coatings EMEA, Cologne, Germany
Global Business & Marketing Director Fluorochemicals, DuPont, Wilmington, USA