Board of Directors

Claude Béglé
Chairman of the Board, Co-owner

Member of Swiss Parliament, Executive Chairman and CEO of SymbioSwiss

Claude Béglé started his career in International Relations with the Swiss Development Agency and International Red Cross, followed by a number of years in FMCG, before moving into the logistics sector. He was appointed chairman of the Board of Swiss Post by the Swiss Government in 2009. In 2010, he founded SymbioSwiss. He is Chairman of the Board of five companies and Board Member of several others. Claude Béglé is also a member of the Swiss Parliament (National Council) and a member of the Foreign Policy Commission.



Kelly Shergill
Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Co-owner

Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director of Peter Lang AG and Peter Lang Holding AG, Managing Director of Peter Lang Copyright AG and Peter Lang GmbH, Director of Peter Lang Ltd., President of Peter Lang Inc.

Kelly Shergill has over 25 years of publishing experience in both the STEM and Social Science and Humanities fields. She has worked in several industry sectors: Consumer and Toy, Software and Consulting. She joined Peter Lang in 2012 as a member of the executive management responsible for the Group Sales & Marketing and was rapidly promoted to the CEO role during the M & A process. Following a management buyout, Shergill assumed co-ownership of the Peter Lang Publishing Group in 2015.



Arnaud Béglé
Member of the Board, Co-owner

Board Member of SymbioSwiss, Swiss NeWater, fastree 3D (& secretary of GA), Tecuro, SlimSonic (Observer) Member of several Investment Selection Committees

Arnaud Béglé has experience in Consulting (strategy, internationalisation) and in Private Equity (deal sourcing, due diligence, valuation). Arnaud is a Certified International Investment Analyst. He is actively participating in the day to day operations of a number of companies. He is also director of SymbioSwiss’ Club of Entrepreneurs. He holds a Masters degree in Finance and Management from HEC Lausanne.



Abdurrahman Kaymaz
Member of the Board, Co-owner

Abdurrahman Kaymaz started his career at Peter Lang and has seen the company develop over several decades, managing the complete distribution, warehousing and logistics operation from the various warehouses. He joined the management buyout and became a co-owner in 2015.



Marcel Meyer
Member of the Board, Co-owner

Partner and Member of the Board of Directors, Deloitte AG

Marcel Meyer has over 16 years of experience in the area of auditing and advising national and international clients in the Investment Management industry. He is a qualified accountant (FCCA), Swiss accredited audit expert and FINMA lead auditor for Investment companies. Marcel currently leads the Investment Management & Wealth industry sector for Deloitte in Switzerland.



Vanessa Weber
Member of the Board & CFO, Co-owner

Shareholder, Moosgärtli GmbH, Bakery and Coffee Shop

Vanessa Weber is a Chartered Specialist in Accounting and Financial Management with a Federal Diploma of Higher Education. She joined Peter Lang in 2005 as a trainee and worked her way up to be appointed Head of Global Services in 2012. She has been CFO of the Peter Lang Publishing Group since 2013. Following a management-buyout, she became a co-owner of the Peter Lang Publishing Group in 2015.