Change of chairmanship at the next Delegates’ Assembly


Geneva, 26 February 2019

A change of chairmanship will take place at the next Delegates’ Assembly of the Collective de Prévoyance – Copré: the current chairman, Robin Gordon, will step down on 24 May 2019. Claude Roch, member of the Board of Trustees and the Investment Committee, will succeed him.

Robin Gordon, elected to the Board of Trustees in 2011 and chairman since 2017, will step down on 24 May 2019, on the occasion of the Delegates’ Assembly. He has decided not to stand for a third term on the Board.

Robin Gordon, as CEO of Interiman Group, Robin Gordon now wishes to devote all his energy to developing the company he heads, which achieved unprecedented growth during the 2018 financial period.

At its meeting of 22 February 2019, the Board unanimously elected Claude Roch as chairman. Accordingly he will succeed Robin Gordon at the end of the next General Assembly.

Claude Roch has been a member of the Board of Trustees and of the Investment Committee since 2018. He has proven experience in managing companies.
Aged 58, a partner in a SME active in trade and real estate, he holds various directorship posts, including that of Vice-Chairman of the bank Raiffeisen d’Arve et Lac.

An election process for the seat of « representative of the insured » has been initiated by the Management of the Collective de Prévoyance – Copré.  
The additional election to the Board of Trustees will take place at the Delegates’ Assembly.

Pascal Kuchen, CEO of the Collective de Prévoyance – Copré states: « We thank Robin Gordon for his unfailing commitment on behalf of our Foundation. Robin played a decisive role in the period of internalising our services. We are sorry to see him go, but understand his decision to devote himself fully to the company he heads up. The election of Claude Roch makes it possible to ensure continuity within our Foundation, so that we can pursue the implementation of our strategic focuses. 
La Collective de Prévoyance – Copré posted an excellent year in 2018 by achieving strong growth and successfully completing the internalisation of its services ».