Delegates and members of the domestic Distribu­tion Committee

The domestic Distribution Committee is composed of seven national delegates and based on equal representation.

Dr. Michael Schweizer

Functions within IRF

Delegate and member of the domestic Distribution Committee and member of the Board of Directors (representative of SRG)

Nationality

Switzerland

Professional activities/expert knowledge

Dr. Michael Schweizer studied law at the University of Fribourg in German and French language. He did a doctoral thesis in the field of media law. He is an attorney-at-law and has been working since 2006 as corporate counsel in the legal department of SRG SSR. He became deputy and since March 2016 head of the legal department of SRG.

Markus Baumer

Functions within IRF

Delegate and member of the domestic Distribution Committee (representative of radio associations)

Nationality

Switzerland

Professional activities/expert knowledge

Markus Baumer is CFO of Radio Fribourg and of the ad production company Mediapub (Mediapub SA). He is the delegate of the board of directors of La Télé (Vaud Fribourg TV SA), member of the board of directors of the advertising magazine Sept.info (Sept.ch SA) and the appointed treasurer among the board members of the association of Swiss Private Radios (VSP).

Dominik Kaiser

Functions within IRF

Delegate and member of the domestic Distribution Committee (representative of 3 Plus Group)

Nationality

Switzerland

Professional activities/expert knowledge

Dominik Kaiser is a Swiss film, TV and music producer and entrepreneur. In 2006, Dominik Kaiser launched the biggest Swiss private TV channel, 3+, as main shareholder and managing director; he won the Swiss Economic Award in the services sector for the channel in 2009. In October 2012, he expanded the channel group by launching 4+, in September 2014 he added 5+. Prior to his time at 3+, Dominik Kaiser was co-owner of two music labels, co-promoter of music events such as the Street Parade and managing director of VIVA Plus in Cologne.

Dr. Jascha Schneider-Marfels

Functions within IRF

Delegate and member of the domestic Distribution Committee (representative of Telesuisse)

Nationality

Switzerland

Professional activities/expert knowledge

Dr. Jascha Schneider-Marfels is an independent attorney-at-law in Basel. He has worked as a journalist for various radio and TV broad­casters in Switzerland for many years. His legal activities are focussed on media law and providing consulting to SMEs. Since 2015, Dr. Jascha Schneider-Marfels has been a lecturer at the University of Basel. Since 2013 he has been a broadcasters’ delegate at Swissperform.

Delegates and members of the domestic Distribution Committee:

  • Rossella Brughelli (representative of SRG)
  • Jörg Lanker (representative of SRG)
  • Catherine Mettraux Kauthen (representative of SRG)