The board of directors of mobilezone consists entirely of independent members. No member of the Board of Directors has executive management duties within the group. mobilezones definition of independenc bases on the criteria of the "Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance" of economiesuisse.


Olaf Swantee (chairman, independent)

Olaf Swantee (1966, Swiss / Dutch) has extensive international experience in the management and control of large companies, in particular, he in the consolidation and integration in the telecommunications and IT industries. As CEO of Sunrise Communications from 2016 to 2020, the company gained dynamics in Switzerland. During his tenure as CEO of EE, Olaf Swantee successfully merged Orange and T-Mobile in the UK. Between 2007 and 2011, he held senior positions at France Telecom (now Orange Group), including Head of European Mobile and Fixed Business. Since 2020, Olaf Swantee has worked for the private equity firm Warburg Pincus as Chairman of the Board of Directors of T-Mobile Netherlands B.V. and Community Fibre Ltd in London.  He is a member of the Board of Directors at Anapaya Systems AG in Zurich. Olaf Swantee studied economics and holds an MBA from EAP (Ecole des Affaires Paris). 

Gabriela Theus (independent member)

Gabriela Theus (Swiss, born 1973) has been member of the Board of Directors of the mobilezone Group since April 2018. After obtaining a degree in Economics at HSG St. Gallen, she worked from 1999 on as a consultant at Knorr Capital Partner and then at Ernst & Young and Sal. Oppenheim in the real estate sector, before moving to Zug Estates Holding AG as CFO. She has been Director of Immofonds Asset Management AG in Zurich since September 2017.

Michael Haubrich (independent member) 

Michael Haubrich (1978, German) has been a member of the Board of Directors of mobilezone Group since 2020. After studying economics at WHU in Vallendar / Koblenz and at the London School of Economics, he worked as business consultant at McKinsey Budapest from 2004 to 2009. From 2010 to 2019, he was CFO of the ElectronicPartner Group before switching there to the Board of Directors in 2019. In addition, he has been a member of the Supervisory Board of AG and Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Haubrich Holding SE. 

Lea Sonderegger (independent member) 

Dr. Lea Sonderegger (1981, Austrian) has in-depth knowledge in the areas of digital, information technology, omnichannel management and new business development. Dr. Lea Sonderegger has held several senior global positions at Swarovski since 2010, including Director New Business Development, Director and Vice President of and Senior Vice President of the eCommerce Center of Excellence. Currently, as Chief Digital Officer / Chief Information Officer and member of the Swarovski Executive Board, she is responsible for the worldwide digital business (B2C and B2B), global IT and Data & Analytics. She has profound experience in research and teaching in the field of innovation and technology management. She studied International Business Administration and Economics and holds a PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Vienna.

Markus Bernhard (Executive member)

Markus Bernhard (Swiss, born 1964) has led mobilezone Group as its CEO since 2014. From 2007 to 2013 he was mobilezone Group’s CFO. Following his graduation from the University of St. Gallen (HSG St. Gallen) with a degree in economics, Markus Bernhard received his diploma as certified public accountant. From 1991 to 1997 he worked as auditor at Revisuisse Price Waterhouse AG in Zurich. He was CFO of Cope Inc. in Rotkreuz until 2000 and subsequently was CFO of Mount10 Holding AG, also in Rotkreuz. From 2020 to October 2022, he was a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Valora Holding AG. At mobilezones General Assembly 2023 he was elected as a member of the Board of Directors.