Mobility’s board of directors and executive board

The Board of Directors of the Mobility Cooperative

Markus Mahler

Education

Master of Advances Studies in Coaching, FHNW
Marketing Management fed. dipl.

Current mandates

Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors Mahler & Co. AG - mahlerundco.ch
Chairman of the Board of Directors Freitag lab AG - freitag.ch
Member of the Board of Directors Competec Group - brack.ch
Member of the Board of Directors Bank Leerau- bankleerau.ch
Member of the Board of Directors and Co-Founder Preventica AG - preventica.ch
Shareholder KLAPP GmbH -  klapp.pro

Career

2012 â€“ 2018
CEO BRACK.CH SA

2015 – 2018
CEO Alltron SA

2009 – 2012
Head of Corporate Development Competec Holding AG

2003 – 2007
CEO Eichberg Bio SA

2001 – 2003
Founder and CEO Bio Plus AG

1994 – 2000
Head of Marketing and Sales Eichberg AG

1988 – 1994
Real Estate Management Realit Treuhand

Rolf Georg Schmid

Education

University of St. Gallen, Master of Economics (lic. oec. HSG)

Current mandates
Chairman of the Board of Directors iNovitas AG
Member of the Board of Directors of Fenix Outdoor International AG
Member of the Board of Directors, Mobiliar Insurance Career

In his main occupation as a professional board of directors member, Rolf Schmid serves on other boards of directors in addition to the above mandates.

Career

Since 2017
Managing Director and owner, RS Mandate AG (Board-, Advisory- &Management Mandates)

1996 - 2016
CEO Mammut Sports Group and member of the Group Executive Board conzetta AG

1991 - 1995
Managing Director and Delegate of the Board of Directors, Corona Holidays

1989 - 1990
Deputy Director, CFC Management Consulting AG. Oversight of miscellaneous mandates, including restructuring a Swiss tour operator

1987 - 1989
Regional Marketing and Sales Manager, Tissot, Biel/Bienne. Responsibility for the German, Austrian, Spanish and Portuguese markets. Latterly MD of Tissot Spain and based in Madrid.

Arnd Bätzner

Education

PhD Candidate, thesis in progress on the urban impact of short- to middle-range elevated transportation infrastructure. Analysis of networked skybridges, urban aerial lifts and people movers in dense urban spaces in Asia and Latin America. Supervised by University of St.Gallen (Institute for Systemic Management and Public Governance), Co-Supervision by ETH Zurich (Urban Think-Tank Chair).

PhD studies in strategic management, University of St.Gallen

Physicist, MSc, ETH Zurich, specialization in particle physics, secondary subject: design and operations of public transportation systems 

Pianist, Certificate of Studies in Music, Federation of Geneva Schools of Music, class of François Creux

Key Current Mandates

Member, Standing Committees for Urban Rail Transit Systems (AP065) and Paratransit (AP060), Transportation Research Board of the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, Washington, D.C. (USA)

Co-Chair, Strategic Advisory Board on Research, Technology and Innovation, Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

Vice Chair, Trolleybus Committee, International Association of Public Transport UITP, Brussels (B)

Member, Shared Mobility Committee, International Association of Public Transport UITP, Brussels (B)

Member, Working Group on Societal Implications of Autonomous Vehicles, French Ministries for Transport and for Ecological and Integrative Transition, Paris (F)

Member of the Board of Directors, Crearene AG, Frauenfeld TG (CH)

Career

since 2011

Consulting and Government Advisory with focus on mobilities and spatial development:

  • Management and strategic development of integrated, multi-modal transit systems
  • Regulation and policy guidelines for digitally enabled mobility business models
  • Integration of new mobility modes with mass transit: shared, on-demand, elevated/cable and informal transport
  • Data-driven last-mile connectivity integrating passenger and cargo logistics, walkability and accessibility
  • Urban design and land use requirements for an autonomous vehicle age based on holistic socioeconomic analysis
  • use of data in autonomous driving
  • Urban Bus Electrification Benchmarking

Recent project leads including clients Swiss Federal Office for Roads ASTRA (Switzerland), United Nations Development Program UNDP (Cambodia), Ministry for Mobility and Public Works MMTP (Luxembourg), CetraRuddy Architecture (New York City, USA), NJ Transit Corp. (New Jersey, USA), Real Estate Developers (Germany)

Member of the working groups establishing the norm DIN SPEC 91340 on new smart urban mobility and SAE J3163 on digital and connected mobility

Teaching: Invited lecturer, organization of research field trips, co-supervision of bachelor and master students on projects in the field of urban form and new mobility (Europe, Asia, Americas)

2007-2011
Independent Business Consultant, Focus on Strategy Development for Small and Medium Enterprises

2004-2006
Trainee, Swiss International Air Lines, Corporate Strategy and Marketing

2003-2004
Project Manager International Relations, ETH Zurich

2002-2003
Coordinator and Co-Founder of National Student Association AES-VSH

2000-2002
Delegate on the Strategic Management and Controlling Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology (ETH Board)

2000-2001
Trainee, Credit Suisse First Boston, Economic Research and Debt Capital Markets

1998-2002
President and Chairman, ETH Zurich Students' Union

Carol Chisholm

Education

MA Mathematical Tripos, University of Cambridge

Current mandate

Founding member CITRAP-NE
Member of the board "Les Verts du Littoral Neuchâtelois"

Career

Since 2017
Member of the Board and Chief Financial Officer Coopsol

Since 1990
Managing director/owner Chisholm Informatique SĂ rl

1984 - 1990
Project Manager Automated Language Processing Systems SA

1980 - 1983
Trainee Metal Box Limited

Rebecca Karbaumer

Education

Master of Arts in urban and regional development, University of Bremen, 2008-2012 
Bachelor of Science in environement sciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA, 2004-2006 
Associate’s Degree, Maple Woods Community College, USA, 2003-2004 

Current mandates

Development of a national car sharing strategy Luxembourg

Career

2013 
Sustainable Mobility Officer, Bremen

2012 - 2013
Annual Assistant Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt

2008 – 2012
Project Management market research TheConsumerView GmbH (freelance)

2006 – 2007
Assistant regional environmental planning, USA

2006 – 2007
Research and teaching assistant University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Executive Committee of the Mobility Cooperative

Roland Lötscher

Education

Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Bachelor in Business Administration
Training as a business assistant

Career

since January 2019
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mobility Cooperative

2015 - 2017
Chief Marketing Officer, Zain Bahrain

2009 - 2015
Director Marketing Schweiz and Vice President Mobile Propositions UK, Orange Group

2003 - 2008
Director Strategy & Planning, Product Management, Sales, UPC

2001 - 2003
Director Business Development, Telefonica

1995 - 2000
International Business Development, Swisscom

Luisa D’Amato

Education

Business Economist FH (University of Applied Sciences)
Commercial training (BMS)

Career

since February 2018
Chief Operations Officer (COO), Mobility Cooperative

2009 - 2016
Director Operations, IMS Health Technology Solutions Switzerland & Austria

2008 - 2009
Customer Service Manager, Cegedim Switzerland & Austria

2006 - 2008
Database Manager, Cegedim Switzerland & Austria

2004 - 2006
Senior Key Account Manager / Project Manager, Cegedim Switzerland & Austria

1994 - 2003
Various roles (banking / credit card) Credit Suisse, Jelmoli Bonuscard (Visa)

Lars Kläger

Education

Executive MBA
Bachelor of BA
Commercial High School

Career

since January 2020
Head of Commerce (CCO), Mobility Cooperative

2018 - 2019
Chief Digital Officer, Twerenbold Reisen Gruppe

2014 - 2018
Head Audience & User Experience, Swisscom Directories

2013 - 2014
Chief Marketing & Product Officer, Venturtech

2009 - 2011
Head of E-Commerce, Swisscom

2006 - 2008
Director of Web, UPC Europe

2000 - 2006
Head of Content & Internet Services, Cablecom

1997 - 1999
several functions, Tamedia

Siegfried Wanner

Education

MAS in Corporate Finance
FH Human Resources Manager ZGP
Business economist
Businessman

Career

since June 2009
Head of Finance & Services (CFO), Mobility Cooperative

2001 - 2009
KKL Luzern Management AG, Director Finance & Human Resources

1999 - 2001
Franke KĂĽchentechnik AG, Director Management and Services

1993 - 1999
Kenwood Schumpf AG, Director Finance & Human Resources

1990 - 1993
Schild AG, Controller

1980 - 1987
Banker

Peter Affentranger

Education

CAS, systematic and solution-oriented coaching
Human Resources Manager NDS FH
FA diploma in HR management
Commercial training

Career

since 2003
Head of Human Resources, Mobility Cooperative

2000 - 2003
ZĂĽrich Versicherung, HR dept. and head of salaries and HR administration for corporate development and IT

1999 - 2000
Allianz Gruppe Switzerland, head of HR individual and group life dept.

1991 - 1999
Swisscom Lucerne, HR manager Network Services Lucerne, head of commercial training

    Alex Greuter

    Education

    Certification SAFe 4.0
    Graduate Engineer Computer Science HTL

    Career

    since November 2021
    Head of Technology (CTO), Mobility Cooperative

    2008 – 2021
    Chief Information Officer, Agility Management AG

    1994 – 2008
    Vice President of IT Governance and Cyber Security, Panalpina Management AG

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