Alessandro Seralvo, a Swiss national born in 1963, joined Cornèr Bank in 1999 as head of the payment cards division, officially known as Cornèrcard. He was appointed Executive Vice President in 2008. Before joining our bank, he held positions with Sandoz from 1988 to 1995, with Clariant from 1995 to 1997, and with GEHE from 1997 to 1999, in executive, administrative and sales roles. Alessandro Seralvo was a member of the board of Visa Europe for many years. He holds a business administration degree from the University of St. Gallen.