Dr. Urs Rüegsegger

Dr. Urs Rüegsegger

Group CEO SIX

Urs Rüegsegger has been Group CEO since the start of 2008. Prior to this he held the position of Head of the Executive Committee of St. Galler Kantonalbank. He joined the bank in 1993 as Head of Controlling, Accounting and Risk Management and was appointed to the Executive Committee in 1997. In 2000 he took charge of the IPO, which was successfully launched in 2001. As Head of the Executive Committee he also held various positions with the Association of Swiss Cantonal Banks since 2001. After completing a degree in business studies at the University of St. Gallen, Urs Rüegsegger started his career at Swiss Re in the area of IT. He was deeply involved in the development of commercial applications and the restructuring of Swiss Re's service branch. He transferred to St. Galler Kantonalbank in late 1993 after assuming financial responsibility for Audatex, the international subsidiary group. 

Further activities and mandates

  • Chairman or member of the Board of Directors of various Group companies of SIX Group Ltd
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Working Committee, World Federation of Exchanges, London
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Genossenschaft Konzert und Theater (concert and theater society), St. Gallen