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Group Executive Committee

Meet the Members of Group Executive Committee of the Schindler Group.

Name Nationality Current function (since) Member since
Silvio Napoli Italian CEO (2022), Chairman (2017) 2022
Paolo Compagna Italian COO (2022), Deputy CEO (2021) 2015
Urs Scheidegger Swiss CFO (2018) 2018
Julio Arce Spanish Europe South (2020) 2017
Matteo Attrovio Italian Chief Information Officer (2017) 2020
Karl-Heinz Bauer German Chief Technology Officer (2015) 2015
Meinolf Pohle German Europe North (2022) 2022
Robert Seakins Australian Asia-Pacific (2022) 2017
Tobias B. Staehelin Swiss Corporate Human Resources (2021) 2021
Daryoush Ziai American China (2016) 2016

Silvio Napoli

Chief Executive Officer

Chairman since 2017, CEO and member of the Group Executive Committee since 2022.

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO, Chairman of the Supervisory and Strategy Committee and of the Nomination Committee since 2017, member of the Board of Directors and the Supervisory and Strategy Committee since 2016.

Chairman and President of the Board of Directors of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Zurich, Switzerland; member of the Board of Directors of Eaton Corporation plc, Dublin, Ireland.

Silvio Napoli holds a master’s degree in materials science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA, which he earned as a Fulbright Scholar.

He began his career at The Dow Chemical Co., Rheinmünster, Germany, in 1989. Silvio Napoli has held various international management functions in the Schindler Group since 1994. From 2008 to 2013, he served as a member of the Group Executive Committee with responsibility for the Asia-Pacific region. He then served as CEO of the Schindler Group until March 2016.

Silvio Napoli is an Italian citizen, born in 1965.


Paolo Compagna

COO

COO since 2022, deputy CEO since 2021, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2015.

Member of the Advisory Board of BHT, Berlin, Germany.

Paolo Compagna holds a degree in electrical engineering from the TH Köln, Germany, and a degree in business engineering from BHT, Berlin, Germany.

He began his career in 1992. Before joining the Schindler Group in 2010, he was Area Business Manager and a member of the Management Board of Cofely, Cologne, Germany. From 2010 to 2013, Paolo Compagna held the role of Field Operations Manager at Schindler Deutschland GmbH and then served as CEO of Schindler Deutschland AG & Co. KG until 2014. In 2015, he was appointed to the Group Executive Committee with responsibility for first Europe North and then as COO in 2022. He has been serving as deputy CEO since 2021.

Paolo Compagna is an Italian citizen, born in 1968.


Urs Scheidegger

Chief Financial Officer

CFO, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2018.

Urs Scheidegger holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in business administration, both from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.

He began his career in 2000 as a Senior Associate at McKinsey. Since 2002, he has held various international functions in the area of finance in the Schindler Group as Area Controller Asia-Pacific (2003 to 2006), CFO of Schindler China (2007 to 2011), and Head Group Area Controlling (2011 to 2018).

Urs Scheidegger is a Swiss citizen, born in 1969.


Julio Arce

Europe South

Responsible for Europe South, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2017.

Julio Arce holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain; a master of science in industrial engineering from the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain; and an executive MBA from the IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.

He began his career in 1995 at Schindler Spain and subsequently held various international functions: CEO of Schindler Netherlands (2006/2007), Existing Installations Manager Schindler Spain (2008 to 2011), Technical Director of Schindler Spain and Schindler Iberia (2011 to 2014), CEO of Schindler Iberia and, at the same time, Area Manager Northwest Africa and Morocco (2014 to 2017). In 2017, he was appointed as a member of the Group Executive Committee with responsibility for Field Quality & Excellence (2017 to 2019).

Julio Arce is a Spanish citizen, born in 1968.


Matteo Attrovio

Chief Information Officer

CIO, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2020.

Matteo Attrovio holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy, and a master’s degree in supply chain and operations from Festo Academy in Assago, Italy.

He began his career in 2000 as a consultant at Accenture in Italy. From 2005 to 2014, he held various international functions at Magneti Marelli (FCA Group) and later served as Chief Information Officer at Leonardo S.p.A., Rome, Italy, until 2017. He has held the function of Chief Information Officer at the Schindler Group since 2017.

Matteo Attrovio is an Italian citizen, born in 1972.


Karl-Heinz Bauer

Chief Technology Officer

CTO, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2015.

Karl-Heinz Bauer holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (TU), Germany, and a business degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

He began his career in 1984. After initial positions as a development engineer in the automotive industry, he held various technical management functions in international companies. From 2007 to 2015, Karl-Heinz Bauer served as Chief Technology Officer with global responsibility at Honeywell Transportation Systems, Torrance, USA, and Rolle, Switzerland. In 2015, he joined the Schindler Group as a member of the Group Executive Committee.

Karl-Heinz Bauer is a German citizen, born in 1958.


Meinolf Pohle

Europe North

Responsible for Europe North, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2022. 

Meinolf Pohle holds a PhD in economics from University Leipzig, Germany and a degree in business economics from University Paderborn, Germany. 

He started his career in 1994 in auditing. He joined Schindler in 2001 and held various positions in Finance at Group level. He then served as CFO of Schindler Deutschland AG & Co. KG from 2006 to 2013 and Field Operations Manager from 2013 to 2014. In 2015 he was appointed CEO of Schindler Deutschland AG & Co. KG. 

Meinolf Pohle is a German citizen, born in 1966.


Robert Seakins

Asia-Pacific

Responsible for Asia-Pacific, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2017.

Robert Seakins holds an Electrical & Lifts Licence from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, and a master’s degree in business administration and strategy from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

He began his career in 1980. Since 2003, Robert Seakins has held various international functions in the Schindler Group. In particular, he served as Managing Director of Schindler Hong Kong (2010 to 2013) and as Managing Director of Schindler Australia (2013 to 2017). In 2017, he was appointed as a member of the Group Executive Committee, being responsible for Asia-Pacific. From 2019 until February 2022, Robert Seakins was responsible for Field Quality & Excellence.

Robert Seakins is an Australian citizen, born in 1959.


Tobias B. Staehelin

Human Resources

Responsible for Corporate Human Resources, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2021.

Executive member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding Ltd., Hergiswil, Switzerland, member of the Board of Directors of Kühne + Nagel International AG, Schindellegi, Switzerland.

Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Aufzüge AG, Ebikon, Switzerland.

Tobias B. Staehelin holds a degree in law and a CEMS master in international management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He completed joint studies in law at the Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, USA, and at the Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain (master of laws with honors). He is a licensed attorney-at-law admitted to the bar in Geneva, Switzerland.

He practiced law in Geneva before joining the Schindler Group in 2009. He has since held various positions including Project Sales Manager of the Top Range Division in China and General Manager of Jardine Schindler, Macau. From 2015 to 2017, he served as Regional Director South West at Schindler Deutschland GmbH. From 2018 to March 2021, he was Managing Director of the C. Haushahn Group, Germany.

Tobias B. Staehelin is a Swiss citizen, born in 1978.


Daryoush Ziai

China

Responsible for China, member of the Group Executive Committee since 2016.

Daryoush Ziai holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, USA; a master of science in civil engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA; and an MBA from Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.

He began his career at United Technologies Corporation, where he held various management positions from 1989 to 2014, and most recently served as Vice President Service for Otis China. He has been CEO of Schindler China since 2015.

Daryoush Ziai is an American citizen, born in 1963.