“Working together towards the best solution”
At today's annual general meeting of Nagra in Bern, the representatives of the Cooperative acknowledged the successful outcome of the challenging business year of 2022 by approving all requests submitted by Nagra's Board of Directors. The project of the century of deep geological disposal is now entering the licensing phase.
At today’s annual general meeting of Nagra, the representatives of the Cooperative unanimously approved both the annual report and the annual financial statements for 2022 and discharged the Board of Directors. Lino Guzzella, President of Nagra’s Board of Directors: “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank the members of the Cooperative for their trust and support – especially given the immense challenges we faced last year in connection with the siting proposal for the deep geological repository. With their commitment to the organisation and this project of the century, the more than 120 Nagra employees deserve particular recognition for making 2022 a success.”
After decades of research and a painstaking site selection process, the project is now entering the licensing phase: Nagra plans to submit the general licence applications at the end of 2024, thereby reaching the next milestone. “We engage in dialogue with the people from the affected region and with the authorities to find the best solution. In the case of the siting proposal, this exchange worked well. I am convinced that we will continue our successful and constructive collaboration towards our objective of realising a safe deep geological repository for Switzerland”, Guzzella adds.
In a special election, the representatives of the Cooperative appointed Roland Schmidiger, Head of the Nuclear Energy Division at Axpo Power AG, and Bruno Ulrich, CEO of Zwilag AG, to the Board of Directors for the remaining term of office ending in 2024.
With immediate effect, Nagra’s Board of Directors consists of the following members:
Lino Guzzella, President of the Board of Directors
Roland Grüter, Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG
Philipp Hänggi, BKW Energie AG
Thomas Kohler, Alpiq AG
Matthias Neuenschwander, Neuenschwander Consulting Engineers
Michael Plaschy, Kernkraftwerk Gösgen-Däniken AG
Roland Schmidiger, Axpo Power AG
Thierry Strässle, Swiss Confederation (Paul Scherrer Institute)
Bruno Ulrich, Zwilag AG
Further information: Jagna Züllig, Nagra Media Office: +41 76 419 78 37, email@example.com
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