- The Board of Managers and the Shareholders of Gate
Gourmet Group Holding LLC have elected Andreas Schmid (50) as a new
member of the company's Board of Managers. The Board has also elected
Mr. Schmid as the Vice Chairman of the Board and the Lead Independent
David Siegel, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Gate Gourmet,
commented on Andreas Schmid's election: "Gate Gourmet's board has
been strengthened by the addition of a proven and experienced manager
who has great knowledge of the airline industry and of local
conditions. We are extremely pleased to be able to benefit from
Andreas' wealth of experience as a Swiss company director and to
strengthen the Group's corporate governance by appointing a Lead
Independent Manager to augment the combined Chairman and CEO role."
Andreas Schmid is, among other things, Chairman of Flughafen
Zürich AG, Chairman of the German fragrance and flavorings
manufacturer Symrise and Vice Chairman of Barry Callebaut AG.
Founded in 1992, Gate Gourmet is the world's largest independent
airline catering and logistics company. With approximately 20,000
employees worldwide, Gate Gourmet produces an average of 200 million
meals annually, serving customers from 93 flight kitchens in 25
different countries over 5 continents.
ots Originaltext: Gate Gourmet Switzerland GmbH