A dual British and Swiss national born in 1963, Alexander Gut is a Member of the Board of Directors and of the Finance & Audit Committee of LafargeHolcim Ltd. He was elected to the Board of Directors of LafargeHolcim Ltd (then “Holcim Ltd”) in 2011.
He holds a doctorate in Business Administration (Dr. oec. publ.) from the University of Zurich and is a Swiss Certified Accountant.
He has been Chairman of the Audit Committee of Holcim Ltd from 2013 to 2015.
From 1991 to 2001, he was with KPMG in Zurich and London, and from 2001 to 2003, he was with Ernst & Young in Zurich, where he was promoted to partner in 2002. From 2003 to 2007, he was a partner with KPMG in Zurich, where he was promoted to the Executive Committee of KPMG Switzerland in 2005.
Alexander Gut is the founder and managing partner of Gut Corporate Finance AG, an independent corporate finance advisory firm in Zurich. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland and a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of Adecco S.A., Cheserex, Switzerland.