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Efficient management guarantees that R&M is successful on a global scale. At the head of the organization is the Board of Directors and the five-person Executive Board.

As an independent Swiss family business, R&M attaches great importance to powerful and efficient organization. Owners, partners, and customers expect fast, competent, and target-oriented decisions from the management.

The management and organization structure forms the basis of sustainable corporate governance. It is implemented in the spirit of the founders and the current owners.

Five select managers with industry experience bear the responsibility for the international success of the R&M Group. They have their finger on the pulse of the markets, recognize trends, and translate them into new growth.

In the Annual Report, R&M publishes information on the development of the company and the achievements of its management.


Martin and Peter Reichle work closely with R&M’s Board of Directors and Executive Board and are involved in particular in strategic decisions and significant investments. They are regularly present at R&M’s international locations and business partners. Among other things, the owners regularly make themselves known to the international R&M workforce by means of video messages

Martin and Peter Reichle – Owners in the second generation


Board of Directors

Reichle Holding AG, as an umbrella company of Reichle & De-Massari AG, appoints recognized experts to the Board of Directors. They have experience in the management of internationally operating industrial companies and bring technical, business, and financial expertise to the Board of Directors.

Hans Hess is Chairman of the Board of Directors, Adrian Bult (Vice Chairman), Andreas Spreiter, Dr. Carsten Liesener and Susanne Seitz complete the committee as experienced experts in Swiss industry.

Hans Hess
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Managing Director Hanesco AG

Adrian Bult
Professional Board Member, Chairman of the Board of Directors Swissgrid AG

Andreas Spreiter
Member of the Board of Directors and Head of the Audit & Finance Committee at Landis+Gyr Group AG

Dr. Carsten Liesener
CEO Europe Smart Infrastructure Siemens AG

Susanne Seitz
Executive Vice President EMEA, Landis+Gyr Group AG

Executive Board

The five-person R&M Executive Board responsible for Management, Marketing, Innovation & Technology, Finances, and Supply Chain.

Michel Riva
CEO of R&M since 2012

Robert Merki
CTO of R&M since 2020

Andreas Rüsseler
CMO of R&M since 2012

Patrick Steiner
CFO of R&M since 2015, with R&M since 2011

Markus Stieger-Bircher
COO of R&M since 2011, with R&M since 2006