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Profile of registrant

Landis+Gyr AG

Identification number in the register: 34504727656-95
Registration date: 10/01/12 10:04:19

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/12/14 09:25:45
The date of the last annual update was 22/12/14 09:25:45

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Landis+Gyr AG
Legal status: Aktiengesellschaft
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Andreas Umbach
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  John L.  Harris
Position: Head of Governmental Affairs and Public Relations

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Theilerstrasse 
Zug 6301
Telephone number: (+41) 41 935 6000
Fax number: (+41) 41 935 6382
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Landis+Gyr, founded in Zug, Switzerland in 1896, is the leading global smart metering solutions provider with an installed base of over 300 million electricity meters and over 100 smart metering solutions installed worldwide. Today, the Company offers the broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, Landis+Gyr operates in more than 30 countries across five continents, and employs over 5,000 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1.5
Complementary information: The company has no office in Brussels, but 2 persons in the staff in the Headquarters in Zug, Switzerland who conduct public affairs activities as a part of their duties.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Smart Metering / Smart Grids
Energy policy
Environmental policy
Sustainable consumption/consumer affairs
Energy Efficiency

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Communication
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Landis+Gyr is a founding member of the European Smart Metering Industry Group (ESMIG) and the Smart Energy Demand Coalition (SEDC). The Company also holds associate memberships in the European Energy Forum (EEF)and Eurelectric.
Landis+Gyr is also a member of the various trade associations in the various European countries in which we operate, such as Swissmem in Switzerland, BEAMA in the UK and ZVEI in Germany, and through these memberships is also a member of the European Engineering Industry Association, Orgalime.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 03/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Landis+Gyr also has an internal code conduct addressing relationships with government officials and other stakeholders