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Portrait de Christoph Franz
Age : 57
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Roche Holding Ltd. - Zurich Insurance Group AG

Summary 
Dr. Christoph Franz is Chairman at Roche Holding AG and Non-Executive Chairman at F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

He is on the Board of Directors at International Committee of the Red Cross, Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd., Zurich Insurance Group AG, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd., Stadler Rail AG, Avenir Suisse, Ernst Göhner Foundation and Lucerne Festival. Dr. Franz was previously employed as Deputy Executive Chairman & CEO by Lufthansa German Airlines, Member-Supervisory Board by DF Deutsche Forfait AG, CEO-Passenger Transport Division by Deutsche Bahn AG, Chairman-Executive Board & Chief Executive Officer by Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board by Lufthansa Technik AG, Member-Supervisory Board by SN Airholding SA, Chief Executive Officer by Swiss Airways, President by Swiss European Air Lines AG, and Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Swiss International Air Lines AG.

He also served on the board at JetBlue Airways Corp.

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


Current positions of Christoph Franz 
NameTitle Since
Roche Holding Ltd.
(Pharmaceuticals)
Chairman 2011
Zurich Insurance Group AG
(Multiline Insurance & Brokers)
Independent Non-Executive Director 2014
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. Non-Executive Chairman -
Ernst Göhner Foundation Trustee -
Stadler Rail AG Member-Supervisory Board -
Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd. Director 2014
Avenir Suisse Trustee -
Lucerne Festival Trustee -
International Committee of the Red Cross Director 2017
Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. Director -


Christoph Franz : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Paul Bulcke Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Avenir Suisse
Manfred Kindle Zurich Insurance Group AG
Stadler Rail AG
Zurich Insurance Group Ltd.
Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd.
Mario Greco Zurich Insurance Group AG
Zurich Insurance Group Ltd.
Lucerne Festival
Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd.
André S. Hoffmann Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Lucerne Festival
Julie Brown Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Bernard J. Poussot Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Peter R. Voser Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
John Irving Bell Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Andreas Oeri Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Severin Schwan Roche Holding Ltd. (Bearer Share)
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.


Biography of Christoph Franz 
Christoph Franz (born 2 May 1960 in Frankfurt) was Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa until 1 May 2014 (replaced by Carsten Spohr).
Franz joined Lufthansa in 1990. In 1994 he moved to German railway Deutsche Bahn.
From 2004 until 2009 he was CEO of Swiss International Air Lines. Since 1 January 2011 he is CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG as successor of Wolfgang Mayrhuber. Franz will be from 1 May 2014 chairman of Swiss drug maker Roche.>



Source @ Wikipedia



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Christoph Franz : Connections 
IMD Scholarship Foundation
Nestlé Skin Health SA
European Round Table of Industrialists
Systemiq Ltd.
BCA Osprey Ltd.
Eisenhower Fellowships, Inc.
Berkshire College of Agriculture


Latest news about Christoph Franz 
2016 Lufthansa shares hit as CFO leaves for pharma firm
2014 Roche rules out mega deals, open to smaller ones - paper
2014 Ex-Genentech boss Levinson resigns from Roche's board
2014 Lufthansa's new boss plans no-frills long-haul service
2014 DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA : Lufthansa CEO: state-owned carriers 'global game-changer'
2014 DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA : Lufthansa CEO: state-owned carriers 'global game-changer'
2014 DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA : Lufthansa to keep on with Score restructuring after 2015
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