The Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for the policies and management of Barry Callebaut. The Board establishes the strategic, accounting, organizational and financing policies to be followed, and appoints the Executive Committee, to which the Board of Directors has delegated the operational management of Barry Callebaut. Besides its non-transferable and inalienable duties, the Board has retained certain competencies as set forth in the Company’s Internal Regulations, which are publicly accessible on this page.
The Board of Directors consists of nine non-executive members. According to the Articles of Associations the Directors are elected by the shareholders of Barry Callebaut AG at the Annual General Meeting for a term of office of one year and may be re-elected to successive terms. Fernando Aguirre and Timothy E. Minges were elected at the Extraordinary General Meeting of April 22, 2013, as new members of the Board of Directors of Barry Callebaut for the current term of office until the next Annual General Meeting on December 11, 2013.
|W. Andreas Jacobs||German||Chairman||2003|
|Andreas Schmid||Swiss||Vice Chairman||1997|
|James L. Donald||American||Director||2008|
|Timothy E. Minges||American||Director||2013|