Tonio BahnerVice President Legal
Tonio has practiced law for over 20 years. He began his career working for the German Governmental Privatization Agency before joining an international law firm in Berlin, where he focused increasingly on corporate and business law and litigation. After several years, Tonio moved in-house to provide legal guidance to large multinational corporations in the aerospace, defense, power and metal industries in various senior and executive roles both in Europe and in the US. His work covers all aspects of international corporations, including corporate and commercial law, M&A, securities law and communications, negotiations, financing, real estate, employment law, governance and compliance, competition matters, risk management, claims, litigation and disputes. Tonio attended universities in Germany and France, obtained both his legal degrees in Konstanz and Düsseldorf, Germany and completed post graduate studies at the German University of Administrative Sciences. He is a member of the German Bar Association and is also admitted to the Swiss Bar as EU-Attorney. Tonio serves as Managing Director for Aleris’ Swiss holding company and holds a seat in the supervisory board of a global manufacturing company in Germany. Additionally, he does pro-bono work for several cultural institutions.