Board of Directors Details

Dr Barbara Frei-Spreiter

Member of the Board of Directors

1970, Männedorf

«We have all the key skills we need to continue our success.»

Position

Member of the Board of Directors, independent member since 2018

Committees

Chairwoman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee
Member of the Sustainability Board

Education

Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; Dr. sc. Techn., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; Master of Business Administration, IMD Lausanne

Professional activity

Between 1998 and 2016, Barbara Frei held several senior roles in the ABB Group, most recently as Head of Strategic Portfolio Reviews for the Power Grids division. Since January 2019, Barbara Frei has been Executive Vice President Europe Operations for Schneider Electric.

Mandates outside Swiss Prime Site

Stock exchange-listed companies: Member of the Board of Directors of Swisscom AG, Berne

Unlisted companies: Mandates due to her roles in the Schneider Electric Group: Chair (Formand) of Schneider Nordic Baltic A/S, Ballerup, DK; Member of the Board of Directors of Schneider Electric Industries SAS, Rueil-Malmaison, F

Key Skills

Leadership, Strategy, ESG, Real Estate, Sales & Marketing, M&A, R&D, Digitalisation, IT/Cybersecurity, Human Resources 

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