Ruth Metzler-Arnold, President of the Supervisory Board of Switzerland Global Enterprise and partner of the consulting firm Klaus-Metzler-Eckmann
Ruth Metzler-Arnold has been a member and the President of the Supervisory Board of Switzerland Global Enterprise since 2011. The lawyer and auditor was Federal Councillor from 1999 to 2003 and vice-president of the Confederation. She is one of the partners at the consulting firm Klaus-Metzler-Eckmann which advises on issues relating to strategy, leadership and communication, and a member of the supervisory board of AXA-Winterthur Insurance, the Buhler Group, the Spitalverbund Appenzell A.Rh. [Appenzell Ausserrhoden Hospital Association] and the university council of the University of St. Gallen (HSG). Previously, Ruth Metzler-Arnold was a member of the governing council (Finance Director) of the Canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden. In her commercial career she has worked for a number of companies including Novartis for five years in Paris and Basel (Investor Relations management) and for PricewaterhouseCoopers (audit and consulting) for eight years.