Johann Schneider-Ammann

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Johann Schneider-Ammann
Johann Schneider-Ammann 2011.jpg
President of the Swiss Confederation
In office
1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016
Vice PresidentDoris Leuthard
Preceded bySimonetta Sommaruga
Succeeded byDoris Leuthard
Vice President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 2015 – 31 December 2015
PresidentSimonetta Sommaruga
Preceded bySimonetta Sommaruga
Succeeded byDoris Leuthard
Head of the Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research
In office
1 November 2010 – 31 December 2018
Preceded byDoris Leuthard
Succeeded byGuy Parmelin
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
In office
1 November 2010 – 31 December 2018
Preceded byHans-Rudolf Merz
Succeeded byKarin Keller-Sutter
Personal details
Born
Johann Niklaus Schneider

(1952-02-18) 18 February 1952 (age 68)
Sumiswald, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Political partyFDP.The Liberals
Spouse(s)Katharina Ammann
Children2
Alma materETH Zurich
INSEAD

Johann Niklaus Schneider-Ammann (born 18 February 1952) is a Swiss businessman and politician. He is a member of the Free Democratic Party. He was the President of the Swiss Confederation from 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2016.

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