SWITZERLAND - 5E Holding, an investment firm specialising in Eastern European emerging equity and managed by Swiss Life Private Equity Partners - has nominated Marinus Keijzer as chairman of its board of directors.
Keijzer is chief investment officer of Dutch pension fund Emeritaatsfonds GKN, Zeist. For more than 10 years he worked for PGGM, the second largest pension fund in the Netherlands. He holds board memberships in various pension funds and investment companies.
The other nominees are Stuart Frankel, managing partner of US diversified private equity firm Grotech Capital Group; Max Koch founder and member of the board of engineering Komax; Georges Muller, professor at Lausanne University and member of the board for Swiss Life/Rentenanstalt; and Tony Reis former chief executive officer of Swisscom and Vontobel board member.
The firm said that the modest size of the board and the majority of independent directors represented a move towards “the adoption of modern corporate governance principles.”
Each proposed position is for three years.
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