Franz Humer

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Franz Humer
Born
Franz Bernhard Humer

(1946-07-01) 1 July 1946 (age 74)
NationalitySwiss-Austrian
OccupationBusinessman
Years active1967–present
TitleFormer chairman of Roche and Diageo plc
Board member ofRoche, Diageo, Citigroup, International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC; Chairman)

Franz Bernhard Humer (born 1 July 1946)[1] is a Swiss-Austrian businessman, and the former chairman of Diageo, and of Roche.

Business career[edit]

Humer was CEO of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche,[2] and was chairman from 2008 to 2014.[3]

He was chairman of Diageo, a British multinational alcoholic beverages company, until January 2017, when he was succeeded by Javier Ferrán.[4][5]

Humer was chairman of Reed Elsevier from July 2008 to September 2010, when he was succeeded by Anthony Habgood.[6]

Philanthropy[edit]

Franz Humer, Chairman, (top row, second from end on far right) with the board of directors of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children

Humer is chairman of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, a global non-profit organization that combats child sexual exploitation, child pornography, and child abduction.[7][8] Humer was chairman at the INSEAD school of business from 2008 to 2014.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Franz Humer search". Dellam. Archived from the original on 28 September 2018. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
  2. ^ Franz Humer in: Roche, 13 August 2013
  3. ^ "Dr Franz B. Humer". roche.com. Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Diageo appoints new chairman of the board, Javier Ferran, who will take over from Dr Franz Humer from 2017 | City A.M." cityam.com. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Diageo Says Javier Ferran to Replace Chairman Franz Humer - Bloomberg". bloomberg.com. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Franz Humer profile". Forbes. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  7. ^ "ICMEC Board Members". icmec.org. Archived from the original on 3 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Schutz, Hilfe, Prävention: Eine Stimme für missbrauchte Kinder". Neue Zürcher Zeitung. 6 January 2014.
  9. ^ "INSEAD names Mr. Andreas Jacobs as new Chairman of the Board of Directors". INSEAD. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2020.