Dr Eduard Rikli

Dr Eduard Rikli (1951)

Swiss citizen;, Dipl. Masch.-lng. ETH

Member of the Board since 2010

Chairman of the Board and the Board Committee




  • Head of Sulzer Turbo Product 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



Positions on board of major corporations, organisations and foundations

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brütsch / Rüegger AG, Urdorf
  • Member of the Boards of Directors of Delta JS AG, Zurich (Technopark), Hatebur Umformmaschinen AG, Reinach, Mikron Holding AG, Biel, Nova Werke AG, Effretikon, and Bioengineering AG, Wald
  • Member of the Boards of Trustees of the Technopark Foundation, Zurich, the Technorama Foundation, Winterthur, and other foundations
  • 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
  • Permanent positions with important interest groups
  • Member of the SBB Infrastructure Technology Council