Ronny Bächtold appointed to Executive Board of the Helsana Group

The Board of Directors has appointed Ronny Bächtold to the Executive Board of the Helsana Group with effect from 1 June 2021. Bächtold had already been managing the business division “Finance & Insurance” on an interim basis since Roman Sonderegger was named the new CEO. As part of the reorganisation of the Helsana Group, the division is being restructured under Ronny Bäch-told’s leadership and will be renamed “Finance & Corporate Management”.

31.05.2021

The Board of Directors of the Helsana Group has appointed Ronny Bächtold (55) to the Executive Board with effect from 1 June 2021. Bächtold had already been managing the “Finance & Insurance” business division in its current form on an interim basis since Roman Sonderegger was named the new CEO. As part of the reorganisation of the Helsana Group, the division is being restructured and expanded under Bächtold’s leadership. It will be renamed “Finance & Corporate Management” to reflect the wider scope of responsibility.

CEO Roman Sonderegger is pleased with the appointment: “In Ronny Bächtold, we have found the perfect person for the vacant position of CFO. His wealth of experience and extensive expertise in the areas of finance, insurance and strategic corporate management make him ideally suited to managing this demanding business division in its new form. On behalf of everyone on the Executive Board and the Board of Directors, I would like to wish him all the best in his new role.”

Bächtold has held various management roles within the Helsana Group since 2001 and has also served as deputy CFO since 2010. Prior to joining the Helsana Group, he worked for a number of fiduciary companies and Swiss banks. The Schaffhausen native holds seats on various boards. He completed his basic commercial apprenticeship and training in the fiduciary sector, before training as a qualified business economist (School of Economics). In 2016, he attended the Executive Development Programme of the International Federation of Health Plans (iFHP). Ronny Bächtold is married with two grown-up children.

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