Fritz Zurbrügg

Member, representative of the Confederation

Member of the Board of Directors since 2023
Born 1960
Swiss citizen
Dr. rer. pol.

Portrait Fritz Zurbrügg

Fritz Zurbrügg has been a member of the Swisscom Board of Directors as Representative of the Confederation since 2023. After completing his doctoral studies at the University of Bern, he started his career in 1989 as a research assistant at the Federal Finance Administration FFA. In 1992, he joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as an economist in the Africa Department, before heading the IMF Section at the Swiss Federal Finance Administration from 1994 onwards. In 1998 he moved to Washington D.C. in the USA to take up the role of Senior Advisor and Executive Director of the Swiss constituency at the IMF. Following his return to Switzerland, he headed the Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Equalisation and Financial Statistics Division of the FFA, for which he assumed overall responsibility as Director in 2010. Finally, he took a seat on the Governing Board of the National Bank: first as a member, then from 2015 as Vice-President.


  • 1992–1994 Economist International Monetary Fund IMF
  • 1994–1998 Section Head “IMF and International Financing Issues”, Federal Finance Administration FFA
  • 1998–2006 Senior Advisor and Executive Director of the Swiss Constituency, IMF Washington D.C.
  • 2006–2010 Department Head “Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Equalisation, Financial Statistics”, FFA
  • 2010–2012 Director, FFA2012–2015 Member of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank SNB
  • 2015–2022 Vice President of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank SNB
Participation in meetings of the Board of Directors in 2023
Meetings: 9 of 12
Ad hoc meetings 6 of 6
Participation in meetings of committees in 2023
Audit & ESG Reporting Committee:  4 of 5
Circular resolutions Audit & ESG Reporting: 2 of 2
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