RETO HIMMEL | Born 1956, Swiss national

Group Chief Technology & Services Officer (Group CTSO)

The physicist Reto Himmel (master’s degree in physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, 1982) graduated from the Harvard Business School in 1987 with an MBA. He began his career in 1982 as a software engineer with Brown Boveri & Co. in Baden, before joining Credit Suisse in 1985. From 1990 to 1994 he went on to head the General Secretariat at Bank Leu where he was also in charge of Corporate Planning. He then served as Chief of Staff of the Investment and Trading division at Credit Suisse. In 1997 Mr Himmel became a Member of the Executive Board at ABN AMRO Bank (Switzerland), assuming responsibility for the bank’s logistics operations. He became Head of Operations at UBS Warburg Switzerland in August 2001.

Reto Himmel has been a Member of the Corporate Executive Board of the Swiss Life Group since January 2003.

Other appointments:
  • SIX Group, Member of the Board of Directors

  • Technopark Zurich, Member of the Board of Trustees

Reto Himmel