President of Switzerland

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Presiding member of the seven-member Swiss Federal Council having previously served as Vice President of the Swiss Confederation

Employment.png President of the Swiss Confederation 
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Ueli Maurer.jpg
Incumbent: Ueli Maurer
Since 1 January 2019

Start1 January
End31 December
Leader ofSwitzerland
Websitehttp://www.admin.ch/br/org/bp/

The President of the Swiss Confederation, elected by the Federal Assembly for one year, is the presiding member of the seven-member Swiss Federal Council, Switzerland's executive, who chairs the meetings of the Federal Council and undertakes special representational duties.

Primus inter pares, the President has no powers over and above the other six Councillors and continues to head her/his Ministry (government department). Traditionally the duty rotates among the members in order of seniority and the previous year's Vice President becomes President.

 

Office Holders on Wikispooks

NameFromTo
Ueli Maurer1 January 2019
Doris Leuthard1 January 201731 December 2017
Johann Schneider-Ammann1 January 201631 December 2016
Pascal Couchepin1 January 200831 December 2008
Joseph Deiss1 January 200431 December 2004
Pascal Couchepin1 January 200331 December 2003
Kurt Furgler1 January 198531 December 1985
Kurt Furgler1 January 198131 December 1981
Kurt Furgler1 January 197731 December 1977


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