Walter Ruggli, Vice President Switzerland and Eastern Europe
Walter Ruggli (born 1956) began his professional career with Swissair in 1974. After having worked in different positions for Swissair in Zurich, London, Geneva, Cairo, Kinshasa and Riyadh, he joined Carlson Wagonlit Travel in 1989. In 1995 he was promoted Regional Manager of the German-speaking part of Switzerland and in 1997 he became Director Sales & Account Management for entire Switzerland. In 1998 Walter Ruggli took over the General Management of CWT Austria and moved to Vienna. In June 1999 his responsibility was extended to General Manager Austria and Switzerland. Following the successful re-organization in Austria Walter returned to Switzerland in the summer of 2002 as General Manager for Switzerland. In addition to this position he was Interim Country Manager Austria from June to November 2012. From 1st April 2014 Eastern Europe was also added to his responsibilities.