Susanne Berger is an experienced HR manager with a background in business administration. After starting out her career in the marketing department of a large international company, she switched to the field of HR in 2001, where she carried out management tasks at Johnson & Johnson in Switzerland and the UK. In 2006, she took over as HR Director at Unilever Switzerland, going on in 2009 to assume the position of Chief HR Officer in the Extended Group Executive Management of Valora. In this role she was responsible for both international HR strategy and HR operations in Switzerland. From 2014, Susanne Berger was Head of Human Resources at Deloitte Switzerland, where she realigned the HR department in keeping with the needs of a fast-growing company. Susanne Berger has a degree in business administration from the University of Münster, Germany, and has completed various specialist training courses in the HR field. She is a dual Swiss/German national.
Susanne Berger is assuming her position as Head Human Resources and member of the Extended Executive Board of SIX with effect from 1 November 2018. She succeeds Eric Stierli, who took early retirement at the end of June 2018. The HR area is being managed on an interim basis until the end of October 2018 by Christine Treml, who will thereafter return to her present function of Head Human Capital Development.
Jos Dijsselhof, CEO SIX: “I am extremely pleased that in Susanne Berger we have found for SIX an experienced and highly acknowledged HR professional. I am certain that she will contribute the energy, commitment and professionalism necessary to actively help shape the future of SIX as an attractive employer. At the same time I would like to thank Christine Treml for her willingness to take over the management of HR on an interim basis despite her other major professional commitments.”
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