About Us

About us

Ringier AG is an innovative, digitalised and diversified Swiss media company operating in Europe, Asia and Africa. Its portfolio includes around 130 subsidiaries in the print, digital media, radio, ticketing, entertainment and e-commerce sectors and leading online marketplaces for cars, real estate, jobs and horizontals.

Our Activities

Media
For nearly 190 years, Ringier has been a driving force in the public debate. Ringier owns more than 100 media & entertainment brands across the globe. Our publications are renowned for their exceptional journalism, high editorial independence and digital development.
Marketplaces

We enable millions of people every day to buy, sell, rent, let, hire, or get hired. Our goal is to create perfect matches for relevant life and business decisions through our digital marketplaces. Ringier´s teams operate leading platforms in jobs, real estate, cars and horizontals in 19 countries.

Technology
Technology as the essential link between media, marketplaces and advertising is a part of the Ringier DNA. Ringier’s technology hubs support the local development teams by providing scalable and adaptable platform solutions to enable local strategies efficiently.
All Brands

Our Organisation

Ringier is a family-owned business that today is run and operated by multiple committees and individuals in line with the company's strategic orientation. Overview of the people behind the organisational chart. Read more

Locations

Ringier AG is an innovative, digitalised and diversified Swiss media company operating in Europe, Asia and Africa. Its portfolio includes around 130 subsidiaries in the print, digital media, radio, ticketing, entertainment and e-commerce sectors and leading online marketplaces for cars, real estate, jobs and horizontals.


Facts & Figures

Initiatives

EqualVoice

"EqualVoice" initiative to increase women's visibility in media coverage In its capacity as an international media corporation, the Ringier Group uses its journalistic and technological influence to advocate gender equality. Today, the company launched a new initiative titled EqualVoice. It aims to increase the visibility of women in the media and give them an equal voice. Read more

Diversity & Inclusion

For Ringier, diversity means that the employees reflect the versatility of society. Inclusion is achieved when all employees feel treated equally and valued. Read more

Code of Conduct

Our Code of Conduct supports us in our daily engagement by defining our basic values and the binding rules of behaviour that guide our actions. In this way we establish our credibility – as an employer, business partner, competitor and as a responsible contributor to society. As a considerate and successful company, we act transparently, fairly and independently. Read more

CSR

Ringier is committed to the careful use of natural resources, is socially involved with various donations and in foundations, and stands for sustainable corporate governance. Read more

Education

Ringier School of Journalism

The media industry lovingly calls the Ringier School of Journalism "Jouschu". Publisher Hans Ringier and his CEO Heinrich Oswald decided to invest in education during the economic crisis. Since 1974, the school in Zofingen, Aargau, has been promoting and developing Swiss journalism without state aid. At the "Jouschu", young talents learn the ever-changing demands of the media world in a practical manner.

Jouschu Website

MediaLab

Journalism is a central part of Ringier's DNA and remains the heart and soul of our media and technology company. With the MediaLab, a major training initiative, Ringier invests in the editorial teams and thus strengthens the journalistic brands: Journalists are given time and space for innovative, committed, well-researched and courageous journalism.

History

In 1833 Johann Rudolf Ringier bought a small print shop in the Swiss town of Zofingen. In the 180-plus years since then, the company has grown into a globally active and modern media company. A multimedia chronology of the tradition and history. Read more