Simon Michel, Chief Executive Officer of Ypsomed Holding AG and the Ypsomed Group, has been with Ypsomed since October 2006, member of management since 2008, and responsible for Marketing & Sales. From 2003 until 2006, Mr Michel worked for Orange Communications AG in Zurich and Lausanne, where he was responsible for, among other things, the introduction and marketing of UMTS. Mr Michel studied economics at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland, and completed a Masters with a focus on media and communications management. Since 2006, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Sphinx Werkzeuge AG and since 2008 a board member of the BurgdorfEmmental Trade and Industry Association. Since 2015, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Solothurn Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Industry Commission and a member of the Board of Directors of FASMED, the Federation of Swiss Medical Devices Trade and Industry Associations, as well as a member of further boards of trustees and advisory boards.