Appointed: May 2019.
Skills and contributions: Clement has broad managerial experience in globally operating technology and consumer-related industries. He has a strong track record of renewing traditional industries and revitalising growth through strategic interventions and in-depth experience and knowledge of markets within the Asia Pacific region.
Career and experience: Since August 2016, Clement has been Group CEO and a member of the Executive Board of Saurer Intelligent Technology Co Ltd, a €1 billion textile machinery and components business listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Prior to this, from April 2014 to July 2016, Clement was Advisor and Co-CEO of Jinsheng Industry Co Ltd, an industrial company in China with diverse interests including biotech, automotive and textiles. Previously Clement held various senior positions at companies based in Switzerland and Singapore including Division CEO of Leica Geosystems AG, President & CEO of SATS Ltd, and CEO Textile Division of OC Oerlikon AG. Clement has an M.B.A in Technology Management from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, a M.Sc in Industrial Engineering and B.Eng in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Additional appointments: Group CEO and Executive Director of Saurer Intelligent Co. Ltd.
Committees: Audit, Nomination and Remuneration.