Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M) is an independent Swiss family business with more than 50 years of experience in the information and communications technology market.

R&M develops and manufactures connectivity solutions for high-quality communication networks. 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’s corporate bodies are all characterized by a lean organization and short decision-making processes. They have their finger on the pulse of time and are quick to sense the dynamics of the global markets so that they can implement them quickly and flexibly into new growth opportunities.

michel riva

Michel Riva

CEO of R&M since 2012

Robert Merki

Robert Merki

CTO of R&M since 2020

andreas ruesseler

Andreas Rüsseler

CMO of R&M since 2012

patrick steiner

Patrick Steiner

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

markus stieger-bircher

Markus Stieger-Bircher

COO of R&M since 2011, with R&M since 2006

Board of Directors

The management and organizational structures form the basis for corporate governance, which is sustainably implemented as intended by the founders and the current owners.

The owners Martin and Peter Reichle are actively represented in the Board of Directors (BOD). Hans Hess (President of the Board of directors), Andreas Spreiter and Adrian Bult complete the Board and are well-versed experts on Swiss industry.

Hans Hess

Hans Hess

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Managing Director Hanesco AG

Martin Reichle

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Co-Owner Reichle Holding

Peter Reichle

Co-Owner Reichle Holding, Chairman Reichle Immobilien AG

Adrian Bult

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

andreas spreiter

Andreas Spreiter

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