Werner Marti Joins ATG Board of Directors

At the extraordinary general meeting of AlpTransit Gotthard Ltd on October 20, 2008, Werner Marti, member of the Swiss National Council for the Canton of Glarus, was elected a member of the ATG Board of Directors. On taking up this office on January 1, 2009, the 51-years-old lawyer will resign from the National Council.
It is intended that at the ordinary general meeting in spring 2009, Werner Marti will take over as Chairman of the Board of Directors of AlpTransit Gotthard Ltd. The present Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hans-Kaspar Dick, will retire from the Board of Directors on this date on grounds of age.
From 1986 to 1990, Werner Marti was a member of the Municipal Council of Sool and of the Cantonal Parliament of Glarus. From 1990 to 1998, he was a member of the Executive Government of the Canton of Glarus. He has been a member of the National Council since November 25, 1991. From 1996 to 2004, Werner Marti was also Price Commissioner.