Audit and Compliance Committee

The Audit and Compliance Committee meets and consults regularly with the Management Committee, the Lonza Audit Services and the independent auditors to review the scope and results of their work and their performance according to the Audit and Compliance Committee Charter. Internal and external auditors have full and free access to the Audit and Compliance Committee. The Audit and Compliance Committee reviews the systems of internal control and financial reporting, and compliance with laws and regulations. The Audit and Compliance Committee also oversees the Lonza Audit Services. The Audit and Compliance Committee is fully empowered to decide the tasks assigned to it and it regularly informs the Board of Directors on all matters discussed and decided in its meetings.

Members:

Mrs. Margot Scheltema (Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee)
Mr. Antonio Trius
Mrs. Barbara M. Richmond
Permanent Guest: CFO

Nomination and Compensation Committee

The Nomination and Compensation Committee is entrusted, for example, with the review and recommendation of compensation policies and programs (e.g. incentive compensation and equity plans), the Chairman’s and the CEO’s compensation based on their performance, as well as the compensation of the members of the Management Committee and key executives. This Committee also makes an assessment to ensure that the area of Nomination and Compensation is in compliance with the standards set forth in the associated Charter. Further, the Nomination and Compensation Committee is continuously evaluating potential members for the Board of Directors. With regard to the tasks assigned to it, the Nomination and Compensation Committee regularly informs the Board of Directors on all matters discussed in its meetings and submits proposals for decision by the Board in accordance with the Nomination and Compensation Committee Charter.

Members:

Mr. Thomas Ebeling
Mr. Jean-Daniel Gerber (Chairman of the Committee)
Mr. Christoph Mäder
Mr. Juergen B. Steinemann
Permanent Guest: CHRO

Innovation and Technology Committee

The main tasks of the Innovation and Technology Committee are to support the LIFT (Lonza Innovation for Future Technology) Initiative, to monitor potential technology breakthroughs, to support management in driving innovation projects and to provide and facilitate contacts, e.g. with academia and research institutions. With regard to the tasks assigned to it, the Innovation and Technology Committee regularly informs the Board of Directors on all matters discussed and decided in its meetings.

Members:

Mr. Patrick Aebischer (Chairman of the Committee)
Mr. Werner Bauer
Mr. Rolf Soiron
Permanent Guest: CEO