Change at the Oettinger Davidoff Group.BASEL, Switzerland, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The founder of the Oettinger Davidoff Group, Dr. Ernst Schneider, has decided to step down as the chairman of the Oettinger Imex AG board of directors effective July 1, 2006 in order to unburden himself. He remains a member of the Oettinger Imex AG board of directors and president of the superordinate holding company SIP Schneider Investment & Participations SA. He will be succeeded by Riccardo Gullotti.
When he took over the Geneva Geneva, canton and city, Switzerland
Geneva (jənē`və), Fr. Genève, canton (1990 pop. 373,019), 109 sq mi (282 sq km), SW Switzerland, surrounding the southwest tip of the Lake of Geneva. tobacco shop from Zino Davidoff Zino Davidoff was born on March 11, 1906 in Kiev in what is now Ukraine, then a part of Czarist Russia. He was the eldest of four children born to Jewish tobacco merchant, Henri Davidoff. Even in his own autobiographical writings, the facts on Zino's youth are a bit hazy. in 1970, Ernst Schneider laid the foundation for Davidoff as a successful "global brand" and for the development of the Basel family company into an international corporate group. In 1998, he transferred operational management of the Oettinger Davidoff Group to Dr. Reto Cina within the framework of a long-term succession strategy. Effective July 1, 2006, he is stepping down as chairman of the Oettinger Imex AG board of directors. He remains a member of the board of directors.
His successor is Riccardo Gullotti from Muri/BE. Riccardo Gullotti is 62 years old and has been a member of the Oettinger Imex AG board of directors since the year 2000. He is an advocate and has mandates on the board of directors of various Swiss companies This is a list of Swiss companies, currently active and former ones:
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Dr. Rudolf Schaffner (62), from Bottmingen/BL, will assume the office of vice president as the representative of the owner family. The board of directors is composed of four additional, independent persons who are not members of the owner family.
Operational management of the globally active group will continue to be carried out by Reto Cina, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of the company.
Riccardo Gaetano Gullotti
After studying in Bern and completing his degree as a lawyer, Riccardo Gullotti was an associate at the law firm located at Munzgraben 6 (now Dr. G. Krneta & Partner) from 1972 to the end of 1977. From 1978 to the end of 1994, he was a partner of the same firm. His activities are focused mainly on commercial law. In 1990, he was elected president of the board of directors of the travel agency Kuoni AG in Zurich. From 1/1/1995 to 15/4/1999, he was president of the group's management (CEO) and delegate A person who is appointed, authorized, delegated, or commissioned to act in the place of another. Transfer of authority from one to another. A person to whom affairs are committed by another.
A person elected or appointed to be a member of a representative assembly. of the board of directors of Kuoni Reisen Holding AG, Zurich. Since then, he has been working as a professional member of directors' boards for various companies under the firm Gullotti & Partner Management & Consulting Services.
Contact: Oettinger Davidoff Group Mr. Dr. Reto Cina Nauenstrasse 73 CH - 4002 Basel Phone.: +41-(0)61-279-36-31 Fax: +41-(0)61-279-36-09
Contact: Oettinger Davidoff Group, Mr. Dr. Reto Cina, Nauenstrasse 73, CH - 4002 Basel, Phone.: +41-(0)61-279-36-31, Fax: +41-(0)61-279-36-09