Raiffeisen Switzerland nominates Anne Bobillier for upcoming election to its Board of Directors

– SWITZERLAND, St-Gallen –  Raiffeisen Suisse today announced that its Board of Directors nominated Anne Bobillier to be appointed to its Board of Directors as a new member. The nomination should be ratified at the next Shareholders’ extraordinary meeting to be held on November 16th.

The Board wishes to strengthen and enlarge its strategic competences. Anne Bobillier has an entrepreneurial vision and extensive experience in the areas of business and IT strategy, business process optimization, and leadership.

About Anne Bobillier

Anne Bobillier is a Corporate Project Manager at Bechtle Management AG, and previously held the position of Managing Director for French-speaking Switzerland. Expert in computer training, she had previously held various positions of responsibility, among others for IBM.

Anne Bobillier is a member of the Boards of Directors of Romande Energie Holding, Romande Energie SA, SkySoft-ATM and the Franco-Swiss Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Anne Bobillier holds a Master’s degree in computer sciences from the University of Geneva.

About Raiffeisen Switzerland

Raiffeisen Switzerland is a union of all the Swiss Raiffeisen banks. It bears responsibility for the business policy and strategy within the Raiffeisen Group. The 229 independent Raiffeisen banks are organized on the basis of a cooperative. With 861 branches in total, they make up the densest branch network in Switzerland. In the 21st century, the Raiffeisen Group has become the third-largest banking group in Switzerland with total assets currently at CHF 204 billion. It is one of the country’s leading retail banks. Since June 2014, Raiffeisen has been classified as one of Switzerland’s systemically important banks and must, therefore, meet special requirements in terms of capital. Raiffeisen Switzerland has 3.5 million clients in Switzerland, of whom 1.9 million are cooperative members and thus co-owners of their regional Raiffeisen banks.

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