Board of Directors

Christian Eich
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Eich is a lawyer and partner with the law firm BALEX AG in Basel. He has over 20 years of experience in international business law, especially mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and business consultancy. After graduation in 1999 from the University of Basel magna cum laude and the bar exam in 2002, he worked with KPMG as a director and Head Legal Basel, before joining his law firm in 2009. Among other board memberships, Mr. Eich is Chairman of an international Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation and thus also heavily involved in the Life Science Industry.

Renger Van Den Heuvel
Member of the Board of Directors,
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Van Den Heuvel is a marketing and media professional with over 25 years of experience in international marketing, business operations and media. After graduation in 1989 from Radboud University of Nijmegen in The Netherlands, he worked at several positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, McCann Erickson and several other media and digital companies.

Lorenzo Landini
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Landini is a seasoned strategist with over 20 years in the engineering and start-up sectors, specializing in Asian markets. From 1996 to 2014 he pioneered the introduction of wholly foreign-owned enterprises in China, founding 3L Consulting Hong Kong Ltd and Shanghai Landini Mechanical Industry Co. Ltd. In 2014 Mr. Landini co-founded Garage Italia Customs in Milan, transforming everyday vehicles into bespoke, limited-edition products alongside major brands like Ferrari and BMW. Since 2020, he has been CEO of Fondazione LAPS, enhancing the lives of vulnerable societal groups. He is owner of LLandini, a consultancy supporting innovative start-ups, and CEO of Garage Italia Immobiliare & FB Garage Italia, which reimagines iconic spaces for car enthusiasts.

Motoko Yorozu
Member of the Board of Directors

Ms. Yorozu specializes in office control and project management for international business development. She has served as the Managing Director for the Japanese subsidiary of a German e-commerce solution provider, supervising both the team and office operations for over 12 years. She also has a background in the advertising industry, totaling about 6 years, as an assistant producer. Her role involved creating TV commercials, coordinating product campaigns and organizing events for clients such as Sony APAC, Sony Music, Warner Music Japan, Adidas Japan, Nissan, various Japanese broadcasters, the Tourism office and Embassy etc. In 2006 she was a project member for the joint venture launch between a French software vendor and Softbank C&S in Japan.