Dr. Uli Sigg

Dr. Uli Sigg

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

Born in 1946, Uli Sigg trained as a business journalist. He joined the management of the Ringier group in 1984 and just two years later became a delegate to the board of directors. Uli Sigg served as Switzerland’s ambassador to China and North Korea from 1995 to 1998, and was also the founding chairman of the Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce. His profound knowledge of Asia facilitated Ringier’s first steps into Vietnam and China significantly. Today, Uli Sigg is deputy chairman of the board of directors, a position he has held since 2003, having served as chairman from 1999 until 2003. Sharing Michael Ringier’s love of contemporary art, Uli Sigg is one of the most eminent collectors of works by Chinese artists.