HRS Holding AG to expand its Board of Directors

07.07.2016 | Berne

HRS Holding AG has elected Andreas Rickenbacher, a former Berne Cantonal Councillor, as a new member of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors now consists of seven members.

With the election of the former Berne Cantonal Councillor Andreas Rickenbacher the Board of Directors of HRS Holding AG is expanding to include seven members. Following the recent Board of Directors expansion to include Barend Fruithof, HRS Holding AG is pleased to strengthen the company once again with the election of Andreas Rickenbacher. The various areas of competence of the individual board members and the broad network in all regions of Switzerland are key features of the HRS Board of Directors. The latest board expansion puts HRS Holding AG in a good position for a challenging future in a dynamic environment.

Andreas Rickenbacher The 48-year-old Andreas Rickenbacher studied at the universities of St.Gallen and Berne and has a master's degree in economics and political science. During his term on Berne Cantonal Council, Rickenbacher, who is a businessman and member of the SP party, headed the Department of Economic Affairs of the canton of Berne from 2006 to 2016. In addition, he was president of the Swiss Cantonal Directors of Economic Affairs from 2014 until he stepped down. Following his resignation from the Berne Cantonal Council on 30 June 2016, Andreas Rickenbacher returned to the private sector and founded the company Andreas Rickenbacher Management AG. This company offers services in the areas of strategy and management, primarily at the intersection of the private economy and public administration and politics. The company also supports start-ups.

Board of Directors The HRS Board of Directors now consists of seven members: Roland Eberle, Agricultural Engineering graduate, ETH, from Weinfelden, President of the Board of Directors; Martin Kull, Civil Engineering graduate, from Bottighofen, CEO and Proprietor, Delegate and Vice President; Rebecca Zuber, Architecture graduate, ETH SIA, from Bottighofen, COO and Proprietor, board member; Ernst Schär, lawyer from Berne, board member; Dr. Arthur R. Wettstein, Civil Engineering graduate, ETH, PhD in Technology, ETH, from Freienbach, board member; Barend Fruithof, Executive MBA, HSG, from Feldmeilen, board member; Andreas Rickenbacher, Master of Science (M Sc) from Jens, board member.

HRS Holding AG HRS Holding AG, which is based in Switzerland, consists of the following companies: HRS Real Estate AG, HRS Investment AG, HRS Promotion AG, HRS Renovation AG, HRS Real Estate AG, Vaduz and HRS International AG. The owner-managed company, with headquarters in Frauenfeld, is a leading Swiss construction service provider. It employs 280 people at 13 locations in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein.

For further information, please contact:

HRS Real Estate Ltd
Martin Kull, CEO and Proprietor
Tel. +41 52 728 80 88
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