Roche Chairman to Step Down in 2014

March 5, 2013
Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

Franz B. Humer, chairman of the board of directors of the Roche Group, will not stand for re-election to the Board in 2014.

Franz B. Humer, chairman of the board of directors of the Roche Group, announced at the company’s March 5 annual general meeting that he will not stand for re-election to the Board in 2014. The company will nominate a successor for the chairmanship in autumn 2013.

The Roche Board has decided that Humer’s successor will also serve as non-executive Chairman, thus maintaining the established separation of the offices of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, according to a company statement.

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