Our

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Zur Rose Group currently consists of 6 members, and most of them are independent directors. They are elected by the Annual General Meeting for a one-year term of office, re-election being possible.

Meet the Board of Directors: Prof. Stefan Feuerstein, Prof. Dr. Andréa Belliger, Florian Seubert, Rongrong Hu, Dr. Christian Mielsch, Walter Oberhänsli (from left to right)

Meet the Board of Directors: Prof. Stefan Feuerstein, Prof. Dr. Andréa Belliger, Florian Seubert, Rongrong Hu, Dr. Christian Mielsch, Walter Oberhänsli (from left to right)

Meet the Board of Directors: Prof. Stefan Feuerstein, Prof. Dr. Andréa Belliger, Florian Seubert, Rongrong Hu, Dr. Christian Mielsch, Walter Oberhänsli (from left to right)

Meet the Board of Directors: Prof. Stefan Feuerstein, Prof. Dr. Andréa Belliger, Florian Seubert, Rongrong Hu, Dr. Christian Mielsch, Walter Oberhänsli (from left to right)

Walter Oberhänsli

Walter Oberhänsli

Chairman, first elected 1993
Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee
(Swiss, 1958, lic. iur., lawyer)

Chairman of the Board since April 2022 (also from 1996 to 2011). Walter Oberhänsli co-founded Zur Rose in 1993 while practising as an independent lawyer. He went on to serve as Executive Director and CEO of the Zur Rose Group from 2005 to 2022, and holds a master’s degree in Law from the University of Zurich.

Prof. Stefan Feuerstein

Prof. Stefan Feuerstein

Vice Chairman, first elected 2010
Member of the Audit Committee
(German, 1955, Prof.)

Chairman of the Board of Partners of the UNIMO-Gerstner Group in Switzerland and holder of different directorships in various companies. Stefan Feuerstein served as Executive Director and CEO of Markant AG until 2010 and prior to this, he was a member of the Management Board of METRO AG, responsible for strategic group purchasing and food and retail. He holds a degree in Business Administration and has been an honorary professor at Worms University of Applied Sciences since 2001.

Prof. Dr. Andréa Belliger

Prof. Dr. Andréa Belliger

Director, first elected 2021
Member of the Audit Committee
(Swiss, 1970, Prof. Dr.)

Prorector of the University of Teacher Education Lucerne since 2007 and Director of the Institute for Communication and Leadership IKF since 2003. Andréa Belliger is also Director of and an advisor to various Swiss and German companies in the healthcare, financial, insurance and energy sectors. As well as being an author and international keynote speaker on digital transformation processes – particularly in healthcare – she also holds a PhD in Theology, Philosophy and History from the universities of Lucerne, Strasbourg and Athens, and has a master’s degree in International Business Administration from ZfU International Business School, Switzerland and United States.

Rongrong Hu

Rongrong Hu

Director, first elected 2022
Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee
(Chinese, 1980)

Investor focusing on the technology sector. From 2013 to 2018, Rongrong Hu worked for eBay, most recently as Senior Director of Innovation, M&A and Business Development EMEA. Previously, she applied her trade at McKinsey & Company and CITIC Capital, and has founded various businesses. She graduated with a dual bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering and International Economics & Trading from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Dr. Christian Mielsch

Dr. Christian Mielsch

Director, first elected 2019
Member of the Audit Committee
(German, 1962, Dr. rer. nat.)

Currently active in various non-executive functions. Christian Mielsch was a member of the Management Board and CFO of the German REWE Group from 2012 to 2022. He previously held a number of management positions at Bertelsmann AG and METRO Group until 2012, including CFO of METRO Cash & Carry International and ultimately, COO of METRO Cash & Carry Central East Europe. Prior to that, he worked as a Consultant and Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. He earned a doctorate degree in Physics from the Technical University Dortmund and studied Business Administration at the University of Hagen.

Florian Seubert

Florian Seubert

Director, first elected 2019
Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee
(German, 1973)

Partner and private investor at the German Maxburg Capital Partners since 2013. Florian Seubert was Co-founder and CFO of Zooplus AG from 1999 to 2013 and prior to this, worked in the Securities Division of JPMorgan. He earned a master’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.