Professional history and education
Rainer-Marc Frey was elected to the BoD at the October 2008 Extraordinary General Meeting and has been a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee since 2012 and of the Risk Committee since 2008. Mr. Frey is the founder of the investment management company Horizon21 AG. He is Chairman of Horizon21 AG as well as its holding company and related entities and subsidiaries. In 2013, he led the buy-out of Lonrho plc on the London Stock Exchange and became the majority shareholder of this now privately held company. In 1992, he founded and was appointed CEO of RMF Investment Group. RMF was acquired by Man Group plc in 2002. Between 2002 and 2004, he held a number of senior roles within Man Group. From 1989 to 1992, Mr. Frey served as a director at Salomon Brothers in Zurich, Frankfurt and London, where he was primarily involved with equity derivatives. Between 1987 and 1989, he worked for Merrill Lynch covering equity, fixed income and swaps markets. Mr. Frey holds a degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen. He was born on 10 January 1963 and is a Swiss citizen.
Other activities and functions
Mandates on boards of corporations, organizations and foundations or interest groups include:
Mr. Frey is a member of the board of DKSH Group, Zurich, as well as of the Frey Charitable Foundation, Freienbach. He is Chairman of Lonrho Holdings Ltd. and Vice Chairman of its operating company.