Verena Vonarburg studied history, constitutional and international law and political science at the University of Bern. She gained journalistic experience as a reporter and editor of the news magazine 10vor10 for Swiss television and as SRF parliament correspondent. Starting from 2002, she had several positions in journalism, mainly as parliament correspondent, at Tages-Anzeiger and then worked from 2011 to 2014 as senior consultant with focus on policy advice and communication at the Bern public affairs and communications agency Furrer.Hugi & Partner. Ms. Vonarburg has been director of the Association of Swiss Media VSM since March 2014.
In spring 2016, Verena Vonarburg is assuming the position of Head of Public Affairs of Ringier Group and will report directly to Group top management, the Group Executive Board of Ringier AG and Ringier CEO, Marc Walder.
“I am very pleased about the hiring of Verena Vonarburg. She is a proven and well-networked public affairs expert and will be able to support Ringier effectively both at the national level as well as in the context of our international activities.” Marc Walder
Ringier AG, Corporate Communications