The year of Bcomp’s 10th anniversary also marks a year of changes on the board of Bcomp Ltd. Our trusted Chairman of the Board, Christian Beer, is stepping down from his position after 10 years of passionate support to Bcomp’s management team. Christian Beer has accompanied Bcomp since the very early days and contributed to the incredible journey of the small startup to the scaleup company of today. The entire team at Bcomp would like to thank Christian Beer and wishes him all the best for his future projects.
Looking back on his time with Bcomp, Christian Beer concludes that: “It was a privilege to accompany Bcomp to its current status as a scaleup as an investor and chairman. This great team with its highly developed top products, which meet the highest requirements in terms of resilience and sustainability, will find many applications for its products in the large markets of mobility.”
Thomas Rauber, long-time member of the board and early-stage investor, is taking over the role as Chairman of the Board at Bcomp. At the same time, we welcome Christian Jaag as a new Member of the Board.
Thomas Rauber, member of the StartAngels Network and CEO of TR Invest SA, has been a Bcomp investor and board member ever since the start of our adventure. In addition to the significant contribution to Bcomp’s development throughout the years and his deep understanding of the business, Thomas has a proven track record in the cleantech sector while he has also demonstrated his qualifications as Chairman and member of several national boards.
“Since 2012 I have been accompanying Bcomp as a seed investor and board member on this incredible journey to become the global leader in high performance lightweight natural fibre composites. In my new role as Board Chairman, I look forward to working with this fantastic team to conquer the automotive OEM, aerospace and marine industries.”, says Thomas about the start of a new era in his involvement with Bcomp.
Christian Jaag holds a PhD in Economics and Finance from the University of St. Gallen. As a leading competition economist, regulatory expert and experienced board member, he will be a great addition to Bcomp’s board.
Christian is excited to become a part of the Bcomp journey and adds: “Sustainability and leading technology are not just buzzwords at Bcomp, they are cornerstones of the company’s excellent positioning. As a member of the Board of Directors, I look forward to actively shaping its next stage of development.”