| Michael Ringier |
(media executive, publisher)
|Born||30 March 1949|
|Alma mater||University of St. Gallen fr|
Chairman of his family's media company Ringier.
Michael Ringier is a Swiss publisher. He is the Chairman of his family's media company Ringier.
Born in Zofingen, his parents are Hans and Eva Ringier (born Landolt). Ringier attended the University of St. Gallen from 1970 to 1972. In 1973, he began to work as a journalist for the Münchner Abendzeitung. After attending courses at a journalism school and editorial stations in his family's media company, Ringier completed a trainee program at Heinrich Bauer Verlag in Hamburg in 1976/77. He then worked for the business editorial staff of the Stern and conceived (also for Gruner + Jahr) the magazin impulse. In the Cologne editorial department, he headed the department of "Business Administration and Business" from 1980 onwards.
Ringier is married to the law graduate Ellen Ringier (born Lüthy) and has two adopted daughters. Ringier is considered a renowned art collector with a collection of more than 4,000 works of contemporary art and lives in a modern villa on Lake Zurich. He likes to spend his holidays in his holiday home in Engadin. Ringier likes to jog and is a passionate tennis and golf player.
In 1983, he returned to Switzerland, where he took over the responsibility for New Media and the German market in the Ringier AG. In 1985, Michael Ringier was CEO of Ringier AG. In 1991, as Chairman of the Board of Directors, he took over sole responsibility for the company. In 1997, he resigned as Chairman of the Board and took over the operational leadership of Ringier AG, as delegate of the board of directors. He also took over publishing management of the publisher. In 2003, Ringier became Chairman of Ringier Holding AG.
It has a yearly income of approximately 1000 million CHF and over 6,800 employees in eighteen countries.
Events Participated in
|Bilderberg/1991||6 June 1991||9 June 1991||Germany|
Steigenberger Hotel Badischer Hof
|The 39th Bilderberg, 114 guests|
|Bilderberg/2003||15 May 2003||18 May 2003||France|
|The 51st Bilderberg, in Versailles, France|
|Bilderberg/2009||14 May 2009||17 May 2009||Greece|
|The 57th Bilderberg|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2004||21 January 2004||25 January 2004||World Economic Forum|
|2069 billionaires, CEOs and their politicians and "civil society" leaders met under the slogan Partnering for Prosperity and Security. "We have the people who matter," said World Economic Forum Co-Chief Executive Officer José María Figueres.|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2023||16 January 2023||20 January 2023||World Economic Forum|
|The theme of the meeting is "Cooperation in a Fragmented World"|
- ↑ a b http://www.whoswho.de/bio/michael-ringier.html
- ↑ https://www.blick.ch/auto/zukunftsfahrt/zukunftsfahrt-mit-ellen-ringier-ich-fordere-einen-achten-bundesrat-als-familienminister-id6856072.html
- ↑ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/07/arts/amsterdam-beatrix-ruf-stedelijk.html
- ↑ https://www.ringier.ch/en/about-ringier/facts-figures
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