Dr Eduard Rikli (1951)

Swiss citizen; Dr.sc.techn., Dipl.Masch.-lng.ETH
Member of the Board since 2010
Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Board Committee

Professional career


  • Head of Sulzer Turbo Division (1990 – 1995)
  • Member of the Sulzer Executive Committee (1996 – 2003)
  • Head of Corporate Development, Sulzer Group (1996 – 1998)
  • Head of Sulzer Roteq Division (1998 – 2000)
  • Head of Sulzer Services and Equipment Division (2000 – 2001)
  • Head of Sulzer Metco Division (2001 – 2003)
  • Chief Executive Officer, Mikron Group (2004 – 2009)


• Self-employed

Other activities and functions

Positions on boards of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brütsch / Rüegger AG, Urdorf
  • Member of the Boards of Delta JS AG, Zurich (Technopark) and Hatebur Umformmaschinen AG, Reinach
  • Member of the Academic Board of the University of Applied Sciences Zurich
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, the Technopark Foundation, Zurich, and the Technorama Foundation, Winterthur
  • Chairman of the Industrial Advisory Board of the Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Member of the Executive Board of Swissmem Zurich