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Audit Advisory Board

The Audit Advisory Board is an independent body that reviews the activities of senior management on behalf of the Annual General Meeting, if this review task is not already carried out by the auditors. The three members are each responsible for one department.

Annual Report 2019 of the Audit Advisory Board

Mirco Pietro Plozza

Resort development & hospitality real estate management

Mirco Plozza has been a member of the Reviewing Advisory Board since 2019. He is a graduate in Hotelier and Restaurant Management (HF Thun) and holds an MBA in Hospitality and Tourism (Guelph, Canada). He worked independently, managing small catering establishments and hotels in Switzerland beginning in 1996, followed by management and general management positions at Hilton in Canada and at the Calabogie Peaks Resort in Ontario. Since 2014, Mirco Plozza has been employed as director at the Delta Vital Resort in Gwatt Thun. He also holds mandates on the board of directors of Klinik Schönberg and Spiez Marketing AG. Mirco Plozza is a Swiss citizen.

Welmoed Clous

Corporate Governance & Compliance

Welmoed Clous has been a member of the Reviewing Advisory Board since 2020. She has more than 30 years of international professional experience at management level in multinational companies. In her last job she was Vice President in Regulatory Affairs and Product Safety at Ecolab Europe GmbH. In addition, she was a member of the Executive Committee of Ecolab Europe. Ecolab is a leading global provider of industrial cleaning and sanitation products and services for hotels and restaurants. She describes herself as being a good networker, reliable, resilient, communicative and team-oriented. Welmoed Clous is fluent in Dutch, German and English.

Prof. Dr. Valentin Weislämle

Tourism & hospitality and/or hotel industry

Valentin Weislämle has been a member of the Reviewing Advisory Board since 2020. He is holder of a doctorate in economics, developed the Business Administration – Tourism and Hospitality Management degree program at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University 15 years ago. Since then, he has also been teaching cooperative students at Hapimag AG. From 2005 to 2013, he was a member of what was then the Advisory Board of Hapimag AG. Valentin Weislämle serves in many tourism bodies and organisations and manages a tourism consultancy company. He has been a Hapimag shareholder for more than 25 years and enjoys Hapimag holidays together with his wife and two children. Valentin Weislämle is a German citizen.