Governance Committee Member – Olivier Demierre
Olivier Demierre is a Swiss Certified Accountant since 1992.
Olivier was active in audit and business advisory for 15 years until mid-1998, for the most part with Arthur Andersen as well as with Swiss Bank Corporation. He then took operational responsibilities as COO of Société Générale Paris, Zurich branch until the end of 2000.
In 2001, he joined the MKS Group (MKS is a leading precious metal refining, trading and manufacturing Group based in Geneva and present in 15 countries), first as COO of a joint venture between JP Morgan, AngloGold and MKS (between 20010and 2003) , then as SVP Special Projects leading group development projects (such as the set-up of a new refinery in India that is fully operational since 2012).
In November 2012, Olivier was appointed SVP Corporate Social Responsibility. In that capacity, Olivier leads various ASM metal responsible sourcing initiatives for the Group and participates actively in a number of responsible sourcing initiatives and forums.