Severin Schwan |

CEO | Roche

Severin Schwan, 46, left the University of Innsbruck in 1993 with a doctorate in law and joined Roche as a trainee in the corporate finance operations in Basel. Two years later, he took over finance and administration for the company’s unit in Brussels, then hopscotched through Germany, Switzerland, and Singapore before settling back in as CEO of Roche Diagnostics in Basel. He moved up to CEO of the entire Roche Group in 2008.