Claude Meyer

Claude Meyer

Head of Global Information Technology of VAT Group,


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VAT Group AG (VAT) develops, manufactures, and supplies vacuum valves. The company's product portfolio comprises pendulum valves, butterfly valves, 3 position valves, control valves, transfer valves, transfer doors, and gate valves among others. It also offers multi-valve modules, edge-welded bellows, and related value-added services. The company's products and services are used in display and solar panel manufacturing, semiconductor, and research applications. The company's services include training, equipment repair, and overhaul, valve upgrade, and replacement of products through both onsite and offsite modes. It also operates sales, services, and engineering support services in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company has services teams in the US, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Germany, and Switzerland. VAT is headquartered in Haag, Switzerland.

  • Nov- 1995 – March 2002 Manager at Swissair
  • Okt. 2002 – Jun. 2005 Head of Process & IT Management at SIG Beverage International & SIG Holding
  • Jun. 2005 – Feb. 2009 Head of Costumer Service Management – Group IT Operations  at Zurich Financial Services
  • March 2009 – Aug. 2011 Head of IT Operations Demand Management Europe at Zurich Financial Services
  • Aug. 2012 – Apr. 2019 Head of Group ICT & Processes (regional CIO) at Hirslanden Hopsital Group
  • May. 2019 – Dec 2019 Personal Projects & IT Advisory in Digitalization & Transformation
  • Jan. 2020 – present Head of information Technology / CIO at VAT Group
  • 1989 – 1995 Universiy of St. Gallen   Econimics, Tourism
  • 2001 – 2002 University St. Gallen    Executive MBA in Business Engineering, process analysis, IT strategy, Change Management