Marc Walder was appointed chairman of the Ringier group executive board in April 2012. He started his career with Ringier in 1991 after eight years as a professional tennis player on the ATP Tour. In 2000, he was named editor-in-chief of Schweizer Illustrierte, Switzerland’s largest magazine. Marc Walder became editor-in-chief of SonntagsBlick in 2007 and also took over the editorial management of the Blick Group. Since September 2008, he has served as CEO of Ringier Switzerland and Germany, and as a member of Ringier’s group executive board. Marc Walder completed the Ringier School of Journalism and the Advanced Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School in Boston. He is married, has two daughters and lives near Zurich.
Company Profile Ringier AG
Ringier is a leading digital media player operating on three continents.
Founded in 1833, Ringier today manages an extensive and diversified portfolio of print, TV, radio, online and mobile assets and runs successful publishing, entertainment and internet businesses in 14 countries. Across all platforms, markets and media, Ringier reaches 78 million people monthly.
The company stands for a legacy of pioneering spirit, individuality and diversity in information.
Ringier is a family-owned company whose headquarters are in Zurich and has approximately 6’500 employees.