The Advisory Board of Ringier’s EqualVoice initiative is adding another prestigious member, with Regula Bührer Fecker joining on 1 February 2021. The Zurich-based advertising executive is particularly committed to promoting young women and wrote the book #Frauenarbeit (Women’s Work) on the topic in 2017.
Ringier and its subsidiary Ringier Axel Springer Switzerland have decided to go beyond the minimum legal requirement for paternity leave, and will now be granting its employees a period of 20 days. This increase and the resulting improvement in work/life balance is part of the ‘Diversity & Inclusion Strategy’ drawn up by the Diversity & Inclusion Board, which was launched in the summer.
In line with long-standing plans, Robin Lingg will leave the Group Executive Board of Ringier AG on 31 January 2021. He will be replaced as Head Global Marketplaces by Axel Konjack on 1 February 2021, a new appointment to the Group Executive Board.
Marc Walder is living proof that fortune favours the brave. Over the last 13 years the CEO of Swiss media group Ringier has spearheaded a quite astonishing digital transformation at his company, branching out into marketplaces, ecommerce, ticketing and classifieds by buying up and successfully embedding a range of businesses.