Prof. Dr. Pius Baschera
Hilti Pvt. Ltd
Pius Baschera (born 1950; re-elected to serve until the 2019 Annual General Meeting) has been an ordinary member of the Board of Directors since April 2017. He simultaneously serves as Speaker of the Martin Hilti Family Trust, sole shareholder of the Hilti Corporation. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for ten years. Baschera studied mechanical engineering and business administration at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, where he earned his doctorate. In 1979, he came to Hilti as Head of Financial Controlling in the production area. Before being named Chairman he served as CEO for 13 years. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Schindler Group, Hergiswil. He also is a member of the Advisory Boards of Vorwerk & Co., Wuppertal, and Ardex GmbH, Witten and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Venture Incubator AG, Zug.