Independent Board Member
Christoph Tonini (CH/I/1969) has been an honorary member of the Board of Trustees of Right To Play Switzerland since 2020. He has been heading the Swiss Marketplace Group (SMG) as the new CEO and Board Delegate since February 1, 2023. Previously, he was an independent board member for two years at TX Group, Goldbach Group and Goldbach Media, as well as outside the TX Group of Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund, Zürichsee Medien AG, Mühlemann & Popp Online Media AG and as President of Dimabay in Berlin. Christoph Tonini was CEO of TX Group from 2013 until summer 2020. He joined the company in 2003, initially as CFO, and from 2004 he also assumed responsibility for the Services division. From 2008 to 2012, he managed the business units Newspapers Switzerland and Media Switzerland and was most recently responsible for the Digital & 20 Minuten division. From 2007, he also served as Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board. Before joining the TX Group, he held various positions at Ringier from 1998 to 2003, most recently as CEO in Hungary and Romania.
Christoph Tonini completed an MBA at the University of St. Gallen from 2001 to 2003, and from 1990 to 1993 the trained offset printer completed an engineering degree at the Swiss Engineering School for Printing and Packaging in Lausanne.