Pierfranco Riva | Born 1940, Swiss national

Member of the Board of Directors

Pierfranco Riva studied at the universities of Fribourg, Munich and Berlin between 1960 and 1966, and received his Doctorate in Law in 1968. He became a member of the bar in 1970. He has been an attorney and notary with the law firm Felder Riva Soldati in Lugano since 1970. He served as Chairman of the Council of the Bar Association for the Canton of Ticino between 1987 and 1989 and, from 1995 to 1999, was a member of the supervisory authority, Council of Magistrates for the Canton of Ticino.

After serving on the Swiss Life Board of Directors for six years, Pierfranco Riva will not be standing for re-election at the General Meeting in May 2009, as he has reached the statutory age limit.

Other appointments:
  • Finter Bank Zürich, Zurich, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Bank Hugo Kahn & Co. AG, Zurich, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Fondazione Daccò, Lugano, Member of the Board of Trustees

  • Fondazione Nerina Bellingeri ved. Gualdi, Lugano, Member of the Board of Trustees

  • Fondazione Rudolf Chaudoire, Lugano, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Pierfranco Riva