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Lawyer

Walter Hans Boss, Swiss Lawyer. Bar: Zurich and all Swiss Bars, Supreme Court Berne, 1980. Member finance committee FDP, Berne, since 1995; vice-chairman tax chapter board Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce; Member International Bar Association, International Fiscal Association, Bar Association Zurich.

Background

Boss, Walter Hans was born on June 6, 1952 in Berne, Switzerland. Son of Hans W. and Lisa (von Kaenel) Boss.

Education

Law degree, University Berne, 1980. Master of Laws in Taxation Law, New York University, 1988.

Career

Legal counsel, Federal Tax Administration, Berne, 1980-1984; vice president, Fidinam Fiduciaria SA, Lugano, Switzerland, 1984-1986; vice president, Arthur Young, Zurich, Switzerland, 1986-1987; partner, Ernst & Young, New York City, 1988-1990; partner, Pestalozzi Gmuer & Patry, Zurich, since 1991. Delegate Organization of European Cooperation and Development Committee on Fiscal Affairs. Chairman General Electric Capital AG, Zurich, since 1993;director Time Life AG, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: Zurich and all Swiss Bars, Supreme Court Berne, 1980.

Membership

Member finance committee FDP, Berne, since 1995. Vice-chairman tax chapter board Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. Member International Bar Association, International Fiscal Association, Bar Association Zurich.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, music, historic cars.

Connections

Married Francesca L. Sadis, June 20, 1987. Children: Gianluca, Carolina.

father:
Hans W. Boss

mother:
Lisa (von Kaenel) Boss

spouse:
Francesca L. Sadis

children:
Gianluca Boss

Carolina Boss