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Portrait de Christoph Franz
Age : 59
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Roche Holding Ltd. - Zurich Insurance Group AG - Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd - Stadler Rail AG

Summary 
Christoph Franz is a German businessperson who has been the head of 9 different companies. Presently, he holds the position of Chairman of Roche Holding AG, Non-Executive Chairman of F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. (a subsidiary of Roche Holding AG) and Chief Executive Officer of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. Dr. Franz is also Member of International Committee of the Red Cross and Honorary Professor at the University of St. Gallen and on the board of 6 other companies.

In the past he held the position of Chairman-Executive Board & Chief Executive Officer at Deutsche Lufthansa AG Deputy Executive Chairman & CEO at Lufthansa German Airlines, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Lufthansa Technik AG, Vice Chairman of Swiss International Air Lines AG, Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Airways and Director at Swiss European Air Lines AG (which are all subsidiaries of Deutsche Lufthansa AG) and CEO-Passenger Transport Division at Deutsche Bahn AG.

Christoph Franz received a graduate degree and a doctorate from Technische Universität Darmstadt, an undergraduate degree from Ecole Centrale Lyon and an undergraduate degree from EM Lyon Business School.




Current positions of Christoph Franz 
NameTitle Since
Roche Holding Ltd.
(Pharmaceuticals)
Chairman 2011
Zurich Insurance Group AG
(Multiline Insurance & Brokers)
Vice Chairman 2014
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd
(Pharmaceuticals)
Director 2017
Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. Chief Executive Officer 2004
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. Non-Executive Chairman -
Ernst Göhner Foundation Trustee -
Stadler Rail AG
(Heavy Machinery & Vehicles)
Director -
Stiftung Avenir Suisse Trustee -
Lucerne Festival Trustee -
University of St. Gallen Honorary Professor 2017
International Committee of the Red Cross Member 2017


Christoph Franz : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Peter R. Voser Roche Holding AG
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Stiftung Avenir Suisse
Paul Bulcke Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Stiftung Avenir Suisse
André S. Hoffmann Roche Holding Ltd.
University of St. Gallen
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Lucerne Festival
Severin Schwan Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Anita Hauser Roche Holding AG
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
University of St. Gallen
Claudia Süssmuth Dyckerhoff Roche Holding AG
University of St. Gallen
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Julie Brown Roche Holding AG
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Bernard J. Poussot Roche Holding AG
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
John Irving Bell Roche Holding AG
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Andreas Oeri Roche Holding AG
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.


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Christoph Franz : Connections 
University of Oxford
Roche Group
The Ewelme Almshouse Charity
St. Gallen Foundation for International Studies
AMAG Automobil und Motoren AG
Cereal Partners Worldwide SA
European Round Table of Industrialists
L'Oréal USA, Inc.


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2016EASYJET : Lufthansa shares hit as CFO leaves for pharma firm
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2014Roche rules out mega deals, open to smaller ones - paper
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2014Ex-Genentech boss Levinson resigns from Roche's board
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2014Lufthansa's new boss plans no-frills long-haul service
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