Michael Ringier

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Person.png Michael Ringier  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(media executive, publisher)
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Born30 March 1949
Zofingen, Switzerland
Alma materUniversity 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.[1]

Private life

Ringier is married to the law graduate Ellen Ringier (born Lüthy) and has two adopted daughters. Ringier is considered a renowned art collector[2] with a collection of more than 4,000 works of contemporary art[3] 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.

Ringier AG

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.[1]

It has a yearly income of approximately 1000 million CHF and over 6,800 employees in eighteen countries.[4]


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/19916 June 19919 June 1991Germany
Steigenberger Hotel Badischer Hof
The 39th Bilderberg, 114 guests
Bilderberg/200315 May 200318 May 2003France
The 51st Bilderberg, in Versailles, France
Bilderberg/200914 May 200917 May 2009Greece
The 57th Bilderberg
WEF/Annual Meeting/200421 January 200425 January 2004World Economic Forum
2068 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/202316 January 202320 January 2023World Economic Forum
The theme of the meeting was "Cooperation in a Fragmented World"
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