Christoph Franz, Richard Lifton, etc.

Roche said that Christoph Franz has been reelected as chairman of the board. Nine other board members were also reelected to one-year terms, while two new board members were elected. 

Rejoining Roche's board are André Hoffmann, Pius Baschera; John Bell; Paul Bulcke; DeAnne Julius; Andreas Oeri; Roche CEO Severin Schwan; Peter Voser; and Beatrice Weder di Mauro. Richard Lifton and Bernhard Poussot were elected as new board members. 

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