Ruth Metzler-Arnold
Board Member
Ruth Metzler-Arnold - Board Member
Career
Mrs Ruth Metzler-Arnold, a graduate from University of Freiburg (Law) and a certified public accountant, is a well-known figure of the Swiss political and business establishments. She began her career at UBS and since 1990 as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers, while acting from 1996 as Minister of Finance in the Cantonal Government of Appenzell Rhodes-Interior. In 1999, she was elected to the 7-member Swiss Federal Council as Head of the Justice and Police department, a mandate she held until the end of 2003 and during which she distinguished herself by winning 14 referenda. In 2003, she was the Vice-President of the Swiss Government. Upon leaving the Swiss Federal Council, Mrs. Metzler-Arnold taught at the University of St. Gallen, HSG, worked for several years for Novartis as Member of the Executive Committee of Novartis Group France and as Head of Investor Relations at the Headquarter in Basel, and co-founded Klaus Metzler Eckmann Spillmann, a consultancy boutique in strategy, management and communications. She is appointed as a Member of REYL & Cie's Board of Director in November 2016.