Doris Russi Schurter

Current Position

Member of the Board of Directors

Date of entry


Curriculum vitae

Doris Russi Schurter, who was born in 1956, has been a Member of the Swiss International Air Lines Board of Directors since June 2016.

After graduating in law, Russi Schurter went on to earn her qualification as a licensed attorney. And after completing her further training with a Swiss bank, in a New York law firm, at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and at Boston’s Harvard Business School, she joined the KPMG accountancy group. Here she served as legal counsel and a partner in various executive positions in Basel and Lucerne, including eleven years as Head of KPMG Lucerne from 1994 to 2005.

Doris Russi Schurter has been serving on the boards of directors of a number of major corporations since 2005. She is currently Chairman of the Board of the Lucerne Cantonal Bank, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Helvetia Insurance, Chairman of the Board of LZ Medien Holding and Chairman of the Board of Patria Genossenschaft. She further serves as President of the VSUD, the association of Swiss companies in Germany.

Doris Russi Schurter is married and has an adult son.

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