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Director of Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
Director of SRF since 2011, born 1953, Swiss
Ruedi Matter studied history, journalism and philosophy at the University of Zurich and later graduated from the Stanford Executive Program (SEP) at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in Palo Alto (USA). Between 1974 and 1976, Ruedi Matter worked as an editor at the Basel-based "National-Zeitung". From 1976 to 1988, he was a news editor, producer and presenter of the "Tagesschau" main daily news bulletin, as well as the producer and presenter of the "Karussell" magazine programme of Schweizer Fernsehen. From 1988 until 1992 he was a freelance TV journalist for clients including the European Business Channel EBC (Zurich) and WIF business and current affairs television (Cologne). For a year between 1992 and 1993 he was a communications specialist at McKinsey & Company, before joining "CASH TV" in 1993 as its editor-in-chief with presenting duties. Here he remained until the end of 1996, after which he took up the position of chief editor at n-tv news television in Berlin and Cologne from 1997 to 2006. Ruedi Matter was appointed editor-in-chief and head of department for Schweizer Radio DRS news and current affairs in 2006.
Directorships and other offices: Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Technology and Production Center Switzerland AG, member of the Board of Directors of Publisuisse, Mediapulse AG, Telepool AG.
left to right: Roger de Weck, Marco Derighetti, Daniel Jorio, Dino Balestra, Mariano Tschuor, Gilles Marchand, Ruedi Matter, Walter Bachmann
Roger de Weck, Director General
Marco Derighetti, Director of Operations
Daniel Jorio, Director of Finance and Controlling
Dino Balestra, Director of Radiotelevisione svizzera
Mariano Tschuor, Director of Radiotelevisiun Svizra Rumantscha
Gilles Marchand, Director of Radio Télévision Suisse
Ruedi Matter, Director of Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
Walter Bachmann, secretary general