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Christoph Tonini

Independent Board Member

Christoph Tonini (CH/I/1969) has been an honorary member of the Board of Trustees of Right To Play Switzerland since 2020. He is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Migros Genossenschafts Bund (MGB) and Goldbach Media AG, and has been the new CEO and Delegate of the Board of Directors of Swiss Marketplace Group (SMG) since February 1, 2023. Previously, he spent two years as an independent member of the Board of Directors of TX Group, Zürichsee Medien AG and Mühlemann & Popp Online Media AG, as well as Chairman of Dimabay in Berlin. Christoph Tonini was CEO of TX Group from 2013 until summer 2020. He joined the company in 2003, initially as CFO, and from 2004 he also assumed responsibility for the Services division. From 2008 to 2012, he managed the business units Newspapers Switzerland and Media Switzerland and was most recently responsible for the Digital & 20 Minuten division. From 2007, he also served as Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board. Before joining the TX Group, he held various positions at Ringier from 1998 to 2003, most recently as CEO in Hungary and Romania.

Christoph Tonini completed an MBA at the University of St. Gallen from 2001 to 2003, and from 1990 to 1993 the trained offset printer completed an engineering degree at the Swiss Engineering School for Printing and Packaging in Lausanne.