Christoph FranzChairman, Roche

    Christoph Franz (born 1960) is Chairman of Roche Holding AG. Prior to this, Christoph served as CEO of Lufthansa as well as Swiss International Air Lines. Prior to joining Swiss Air, he spent nine years in top management positions with Deutsche Bahn AG (DB), the German national railway, later becoming a member of executive management in charge of passenger transport. He studied business and engineering at Technical University of Darmstadt and at Ecole Centrale de Lyon, finishing up with a Ph.D. in Darmstadt.

    Tenley E. Albright