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Marc Walder

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Marc Walder

Chief Executive Officer Ringier AG

Marc Walder (*1965) was appointed chairman of the group executive board in April 2012. He also serves on several boards of directors: Swiss Marketplace Group, JobCloud AG, RingierAxelSpringer Poland, Ringier Serbia and others. Walder acts as chairman of Admeira AG, Ringier Africa AG, onelog AG and as vice chairman of Ticketcorner AG. Walder is also a member of the board of directors of sportradar, the leading global sports technology company. And he serves as a member of the Executive Advisory Board of WORLD.MINDS. Marc Walder is the founder of digitalswitzerland, a cross industry initiative that aims to anchor and strengthen Switzerland as a leading global location for digital innovation with more than 240 members. He is a member of the Swiss Federal Council’s Advisory Council on Digital Transformation. At the Digital Economy Award Night 2019 Walder was awarded the honorary prize «Digital Economy Ambassador». He was honored for his commitment to the Swiss economy and the ICT industry. Under his leadership, Ringier AG has consistently pursued diversification and digitalisation, with significant investments in digital ecosystems. In 2008, Marc Walder completed the Advanced Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School in Boston. Marc Walder has held a 10 percent stake in Ringier AG since January 2018. He is married, father of two daughters and lives near Zurich.