Board of Directors
Hilti Pvt. Ltd
Michael Hilti (born 1946; re-elected to serve until the 2018 Annual General Meeting), son of company founder Professor Martin Hilti, has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1990. After studying business administration at the University of St. Gallen he worked in banking in London before joining Hilti in 1974 as the Deputy Head of Marketing. Two years later he was named to the company’s Executive Board and he served as CEO from 1990 to 1993. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1994 to 2006. Michael Hilti is a Trustee of the Martin Hilti Family Trust, a member of the Board of the Hilti Foundation, and Chairman of the Hilti Art Foundation. He has held numerous directorships, was named an Honorary Senator by the University of St. Gallen, and was named a Princely Commerce Councilor by H.S.H. Prince Hans-Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein.