Genolier Swiss Medical Network (GSMN) / Miscellaneous/Miscellaneous
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Appointment of François Brot as CEO
Request for the calling of an extraordinary general meeting
The Board of Directors of Genolier Swiss Medical Network SA has elected
Professor Hans-Reinhard Zerkowski as new Chairman of the Board. Mr.
Hans-Reinhard Zerkowski will hold the function of an Executive Chairman.
The Board of Directors has moreover appointed Mr. François Brot as Chief
Executive Officer of Genolier Swiss Medical Network SA. Mr. Brot was
previously Chief Operating Officer of the company.
Mr. Robert Pennone, Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors, has resigned
from office with immediate effect. As of today, the Board of Directors is
accordingly composed of Mr. Hans-Reinhard Zerkowski, Executive Chairman,
and Mr. Michael Schroeder.
Furthermore, Mr. Antoine Hubert, shareholder of the company, has submitted
to the Board of Directors a request for the calling of an extraordinary
general meeting of shareholders, the sole item of which are elections to
the Board of Directors. Mr. Antoine Hubert proposes the election of Messrs.
Raymond Loretan, Antoine Hubert, Antoine Kohler and Cédric A. Georges, who
were not reelected, respectively not elected, at the ordinary general
meeting of shareholders held on 9 June 2010. Since the actions of Mr.
Antoine Hubert, who until recently held functions at Genolier Swiss Medical
Network SA, are currently subject to an internal investigation ordered by
the Board of Directors, the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders
requested by Mr. Antoine Hubert will be called once the results of this
investigation are known and once the Board of Directors is in a position to
communicate these results.
About Genolier Swiss Medical Network SA
Genolier Swiss Medical Network SA is a major private hospital network in
Switzerland, listed on the main segment of the Swiss Stock Exchange SIX
(GSMN:SW). The group’s growth strategy focuses on the development of a
national hospital network through the acquisition of clinics and the
integration of their operations. GSMN’s main goal is to provide top-quality
hospital care to Swiss and foreign patients. GSMN manages six private
hospitals in Switzerland: Clinique de Genolier, Clinique de Montchoisi,
Clinique Valmont, Clinique Générale, Centre medico-chirurgical des
Eaux-Vives and Privatklinik Bethanien. The total number of beds of the six
clinics is 501. The group employs 1072 staff members. In 2009 GSMN reported
revenues of CHF 139m, an EBITDA of CHF 8.8m and a Net Profit of CHF 1.9m.
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