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January 1, 1950

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Daniel Borel co-founded Logitech a Swiss holding company in 1981. Dr. Borel served as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and President of Logitech S.A from 1982 to 1988. As of 1992, he moved to the USA and assumed the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Logitech group. He took Logitech public on Nasdaq in 1997.

He Founded Logitech International SA and served as its Chief Executive Officer from July 1992 to February 1998. He held various other executive positions with Logitech International Sa and its predecessors since their founding. During this time, he was instrumental in growing Logitech around the world and establishing Phonak Holding AG's high-volume manufac-turing capability in Asia. In 1988 he took the Logitech Group public on the SWX Swiss Exchange and became Chairman.

He served as Chairman of Board of Logitech International SA, Romanel-sur-Morges from May 1988 to January 2008. He served on Phonak Holding AG's Executive Management Team until 1998, when he assumed position as Chairman of the Board. He has been Non Executive Director of Phonak Holding AG since 1999. He has been a Director at Logitech International SA since 1988.

He serves as a Director at Nestle S.A. and Aventic Partners AG. He also serves as a Director at Phonak Hearing Systems S.A. He has been a Director at Nestlé S.A., since 2004. He serves as Member of the Foundation Board, Defitech Foundation (CH). He served as a Director of Nestle India Ltd since 2004. He served as Non Executive Director of Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd.

He served as Director of GAM Holding AG (also known as Julius Baer Holding AG) from 2001 to April 17, 2007. He served as Non Executive Director of Sonova Holding AG since 1999. He serves as Chairman, swissUp, Foundation for Excellence in Education in Switzerland (CH). He was awarded an h.c. doctorate from Lausanne's Federal Institute of Technology in 1992.

Daniel Borel holds Engineering Degree in Physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Federale) (Switzerland) and M.S. in Computer Science (Scholarship from the Swiss Foundation for Research and Technology) from Stanford University in 1977 and various management courses in Europa and the USA.

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Jul, 1992
Feb, 1998
Chief Executive Officer

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