Markus R. Neuhaus (1958) joined the Board of Barry Callebaut in 2018.
He spent his entire career at PwC, ultimately serving as Chairman of the Board of PwC Switzerland and member of the Supervisory Board of PwC Europe SE (Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Turkey, Switzerland) until 2019. Since 2012, he had been Chairman of the Board of Directors of PwC Switzerland. From 2007 to 2008 and 2010 to 2013, he was a member of the Global Network Executive Team and from 2013 to 2016 member of the office of the global PwC chairman. From 2005 until 2007, he was a member of the PwC Global Board. From 2007 to 2008, he was in charge of continental Europe. From 2003 until 2012, he held the position of CEO PwC Switzerland. From 1995 to 1998, he was Leader Tax and Legal Services Zurich, and in 1998 he took over the global leadership of M&A Tax Services. He joined PwC in 1985 and became a partner at PwC in 1992.
Markus R. Neuhaus is also a member of the Board of Galenica AG, Bâloise AG, Orior AG and Jacobs Holding AG.
Furthermore, Markus R. Neuhaus is Vice-Chairman and a member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation Board of Avenir Suisse, Chairman of the Finance and Tax Committee of economiesuisse, a member of the Foundation Board of ETH, Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board of stars – Stein am Rhein Symposium for next generation leaders, and Vice-Chairman of the Zurich Chamber of Commerce.
Markus R. Neuhaus studied Law at the University of Zurich and received a doctorate degree in Law in 1988. He completed his second qualification as Certified Tax Consultant in 1990. He also attended various management courses at international business schools (Harvard, INSEAD, IMD).