Business Unit Board Members
Franz Inderbitzin – Board Member
Franz Inderbitzin is an independent advisor especially for Finance and M&A related topics. A big part of his career he worked for SANDOZ / NOVARTIS. He held various finance positions in the SANDOZ / NOVARTIS Group, amongst others he was CFO in SANDOZ Pharma in Milano, CFO of the entire SANDOZ Pharma Division and later Head of General Affaires (Finance, Legal, IT, HR) of the Construction Chemical Division. Therefore, he possesses long-standing operational and strategic experience in almost all areas of Finance.
Oswald Isenegger – Board Member
Oswald Isenegger is the founder of Isostrade AG and has vast experience in the Trading business. He built his know-how and competencies in Retail trading, machinery trading and marketing and sales activities in his various roles as sales Manager, Managing Director at Bettcher Industries, and Board Member in Intertrading and now Isostrade. In his function as Board member of the Isostrade AG, he still actively supports the operations and business with his market insights and sales experiences.
Renato Rüedi – Board Member
Renato Rüedi has a deep knowledge in the area of luxury goods, and has been a Board Member of Rolex SA and CEO of Patek Philippe SA, where he was able to gain experience in the international field. Since 2014 Renato has been the owner and CEO of USF Intertex SA, where he demonstrated his skills in marketing and sales. As Board Member of Asvito Trading, he will continue to guide USF Intertex SA in the development of innovative strategies.
Tom Melbye – Board Member
As engineer, Tom Melbye has made his career in the construction industry, as VP / Director of MBT, Sandoz, Degussa and BASF and is currently president of the Normet Group and MD of Normet International Ltd. He has acquired great competencies in managing operations, marketing and sales as well as M&A. As Board Member of Asvito Light, he is applying his knowledge to support business development decisions and counseling the other Board Members in their approach.
Alessandro Salerno – Board Member
After a degree in mechanical engineering, Alessandro Salerno worked several years in Siemens dealing mainly with important projects and leading a team of project managers operating in Italy and abroad. In 2006 he joined Relight, a pioneer company in renewable energies, and was responsible for R&D and business development. He was member of the board in all relevant companies in Relight group. Since 2013 he is co-founder and COO of Asvito Light and Asvito Luce, actively applying his earned knowledge in renewable and sustainable energy projects and using his marketing and sales skills for the growth of the group.
Andreas von Erlach – Advisory Board Member
As a Lawyer, Andreas von Erlach was active in various companies and law firms. His preferred working areas are contract- and business law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He advises international and domestic companies in M&A and private equity transactions, corporate restructurings and general contract matters (e.g. joint ventures, partnership and shareholders agreements) and directly related areas as well as on regulatory matters. As Board Member of Asvito Light, he is applying his knowledge to support business development decisions and counselling the other Board Members in their approach.