Organization

Executive Committee Members

  • H.E. Dr. Andreas Baum

    Honorary President

    H.E. Dr. Andreas Baum

    Embassy of Switzerland

  • Andre Zimmermann

    President

    Andre Zimmermann

    Lindt & Sprüngli Japan KK

  • Oliver Ryf

    Vice-President Kanto

    Oliver Ryf

    ARYZTA Food Solutions JP/SK

  • Guenter Spiess

    Vice-President Kansai

    Guenter Spiess

    Nestlé Japan Ltd.

  • Seema Bhayat

    Treasurer

    Seema Bhayat

    Lombard Odier Trust (Japan) Limited

  • Stefan Aebi

    Executive Committee Member

    Stefan Aebi

    Gebruder Weiss K.K.

  • Keiichiro Nagatani

    Executive Committee Member

    Keiichiro Nagatani

    Credit Suisse AG, Tokyo Branch

  • Luca Orduña

    Executive Committee Member

    Luca Orduña

    SwissPrimeBrands Co. Ltd

  • Dieter Sommerhalder

    Executive Committee Member (ad interim)

    Dieter Sommerhalder

    UBS AG, Osaka Business Office
    Honorary Consul General of Switzerland

  • Naoshi Takatsu

    Executive Committee Member

    Naoshi Takatsu

    Naoshi Takatsu & Associates

  • Claudio Mazzucchelli

    Special Advisor

    Claudio Mazzucchelli

    Swiss Business Hub Japan

  • Noboru Okabe

    Special Advisor

    Noboru Okabe

    Zurich Tourism

  • Kyoko Suzuki

    Special Advisor

    Kyoko Suzuki

    Embassy of Switzerland in Japan

  • Alain Delfosse

    Auditor

    Alain Delfosse

    SWIFT

Organization

Chamber Presidents

Term Name Organization (at that time)
2019 — Present Mr. Andre Zimmermann Lindt & Sprüngli Japan K.K.
2015 — 2018 Mr. Michael Mroczek Okuno & Partners
2013 — 2015 Mr. Martin Fluck Oakwood Premier Tokyo Midtown
2010 — 2013 Mr. Martin Stricker Gaipro Inc.
2007 — 2009 Mr. Armin Frauenknecht Pictet Financial Management Consultants Co., Ltd.
2005 — 2006 Mr. Angelo Ponzetta Caran d'Ache Japan Ltd.
2002 — 2004 Mr. Charles Ochsner Python Schifferli Peter & Partners
Nov. 2000 — 2001 Mr. Philippe Neeser Ciba Specialty Chemicals, K.K.
2000 — Oct. 2000 Mr. Paul A. Dudler Novartis Japan K.K.
Oct. 1996 — 1999 Dr. Felix Bossert Swiss Reinsurance Co.
1995 — Sept. 1996 Mr. Heinrich Wegmann Credit Suisse
June 1993 — June 1994 Mr. Marco A. Crivelli Nihon Fisba K.K.
1992 — May 1993 Mr. Rudolf A. Meyer Nippon Roche K.K.
1991 Mr. Heinz J. Sinniger Nestlé Japan Ltd.
1989 — 1990 Mr. Paul A. Dudler Ciba-Geigy Japan Ltd.
1987 — 1988 Mr. Hans Spiess Nihon Siber Hegner K.K.
1986 Mr. Alexander F.O. Jost Nestlé K.K.
1985 Mr. Eugen Bertschinger Sulzer Brothers (Japan) Ltd.
1984 Mr. Peter H. Niederhauser Union Bank of Switzerland
1981 — 1983 Mr. Hans Spiess SiberHegner Group

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