Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M) is an independent Swiss family business with more than 49 years of experience in the information and communications technology market. R&M develops and manufactures passive cabling solutions for high-quality communication networks (Layer 1). The company contributes significantly to operational reliability and safety in voice, data and video transmission worldwide with its copper and fiber optic systems.
R&M solutions are compelling in their ability to deliver excellent availability and cost-effective network operations. With its high product quality and forward-looking system design, R&M ensures that networks are fit for the future and that investments remain sound in the long term. R&M cabling solutions are used in offices, data centers, by network operators, in homes and in industry.
R&M is a leader in the Swiss market and one of the top three players in Europe and the Middle East. The company is represented by its own marketing organizations in over 30 countries. In 2012 R&M recorded sales of CHF 183.6 million. EBIT over the past five years has averaged 2.9 percent. R&M currently generates 69 percent of its sales abroad. 5 percent of sales are invested in research and development each year.
R&M is one of the 500 largest companies in Switzerland and has more than 700 employees. The company was founded in 1964 and is wholly owned by the Reichle family which is represented actively in the Board of Directors by Martin and Peter Reichle. The dynamic company is managed by Michel Riva, CEO; Martin Gasser, CFO; Marilena Della Casa-Puntillo, CHRO; Andreas Rüsseler, CMO; Markus Stieger-Bircher, COO; Richard Eichhorn, CSO and Gianfranco Di Natale, CTO.