Swiss dairy company Emmi has announced that Ricarda Demarmels will succeed Urs Riedener as the company’s CEO, effective 1 January 2023.
Ricarda Demarmels is currently serving as chief financial officer and has been a member of group management since June 2019.
Urs Riedener has been nominated by the company’s board to succeed Konrad Graber as chairman.
Demarmels commented: “Emmi to me, has always been a matter of the heart. I’m delighted to be able to drive forward the successful development of the Emmi Group in this role of responsibility, backed by a strong management team and over 9,000 passionate employees, and I’d like to thank the board of directors for the trust they have placed in me.”
Riedener added: “Emmi has a unique corporate culture and is on a very firm footing, both strategically and operationally. In conjunction with this strong foundation, Ricarda Demarmels will also be able to fully leverage her skills and potential as a guarantor of Emmi’s successful future development.”
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