Board Committees

The three Committees are the actual working groups of the 15-member Board; they prepare and handle the business for which they are responsible. They report to the plenary Board.
The Distribution and Works Committee is primarily responsible for amendments to the Distribution Regulations.

Committee for Finance and Controlling :

Rainer Bischof, Chair
Christian Siegenthaler
Sylvie Reinhard
Philipp Schnyder von Wartensee

Committee for Organisation and Communication:

Christian Wicky, Chair
Zeno Gabaglio
Johanna Gapany
Marie Louise Werth

Committee for Tariffs and Distribution:

Roman Camenzind, Chair
Christian Fighera
Irene Kunzelmann
Grégoire Liechti
Melanie Oesch

Members' Committees

Distribution and Works Committee:

The Distribution and Works Committee is mainly responsible for amending the provisions governing distribution contained in the Distribution Rules.

Stephan Peterer, music publisher, Zürich, Chair
Jost Ribary, composer, Oberrägeri, Deputy Chair

Nik Bärtsch, composer, Zurich
Walter Boss, composer, Vaduz
Bruno Brodt, composer, Zizers
Pascal Brunko, composer, St-Blaise
Thomas Fessler, composer, Zurich
Ursina Giger, composer/writer, Zurich
Frédy Henry, publisher, Vullierens
Michael Hug, music publisher, Zurich
Stephan Kohler, composer, Lausanne
Grégoire Liechti, publisher, Geneva
Ann Kathrin Lüthi, composer/writer, Zurich
Eric Mermod, publisher, Lausanne
Xavier Samuel Michel, composer/writer, Geneva
Natalie Riede, publisher, Zurich
Marco Santilli, composer, Niederhasli
Jörg Schneider, composer, Lengnau
Philipp Schweidler, composer, Zurich
Mathias Spohr, composer, Zurich
Grégoire Vuilleumier, writer, Bern
Thomas Zbornik, composer, Arth
Jonas Zellweger, composer, Zurich

Complaints Committee

The Complaints Committee handles complaints lodged by SUISA's principals and members and its foreign sister societies.

Bernhard Wittweiler, Head of Legal Department SUISA, Zurich, Chair
Christian Fighera, producer and publisher, Lausanne
Marco Neser, composer and publisher, Zurich
Danièle Wüthrich, President SWISSPERFORM, Nidau
Marco Zanotta, management consultant, Zurich


Daniel Alder, Member of the Federal Arbitration Commission, Zurich
Roman Camenzind, composer and producer, Zurich
Zeno Gabaglio, composer, Vacallo
Gregor Wild, Member of the Federal Arbitration Commission, Zurich