Franz Humer

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Franz Humer
Born Franz Bernhard Humer
(1946-07-01) 1 July 1946 (age 68)
Nationality Swiss-Austrian
Occupation Businessman
Years active 1967–present
Title Chairman of Roche and Diageo plc
Term 2008–present
Predecessor James Blyth
Successor Incumbent
Board member of
Roche, Diageo, Citigroup

Franz Bernhard Humer (born 1 July 1946)[1] is a Swiss-Austrian businessman.

Business career[edit]

Humer is currently chairman of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche[2] and chairman of Diageo plc, a British multinational alcoholic beverages company, the world's largest producer of spirits and a major producer of beer and wine.

Humer was chairman of Reed Elsevier from July 2008 to September 2010, when he was succeeded by Anthony Habgood.[3]

Philanthropy[edit]

Humer is Chairman of the Board of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, a global nonprofit organization that combats child sexual exploitation, child pornography, and child abduction.[4][5]

Humer is also chairman of the board of directors at INSEAD.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Franz Humer search". Dellam. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Franz Humer in: Roche, August 13, 2013
  3. ^ "Franz Humer profile". Forbes. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
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