Simonetta Sommaruga

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Simonetta Sommaruga
Simonetta Sommaruga 2016.jpg
President of Switzerland
Assumed office
1 January 2020
Vice PresidentGuy Parmelin
Preceded byUeli Maurer
In office
1 January 2015 – 31 December 2015
Vice PresidentJohann Schneider-Ammann
Preceded byDidier Burkhalter
Succeeded byJohann Schneider-Ammann
Vice President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 2019 – 31 December 2019
PresidentUeli Maurer
Preceded byUeli Maurer
Succeeded byGuy Parmelin
In office
2 January 2014 – 30 December 2014
PresidentDidier Burkhalter
Preceded byDidier Burkhalter
Succeeded byJohann Schneider-Ammann
Head of the Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications
Assumed office
1 January 2019
Preceded byDoris Leuthard
Head of the Department of Justice and Police
In office
1 November 2010 – 31 December 2018
Preceded byEveline Widmer-Schlumpf
Succeeded byKarin Keller-Sutter
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Assumed office
1 November 2010
Preceded byMoritz Leuenberger
Personal details
Born
Simonetta Myriam Sommaruga

(1960-05-14) 14 May 1960 (age 60)
Zug, Switzerland
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Lukas Hartmann
EducationLucerne University
University of Fribourg

Simonetta Myriam Sommaruga (born 14 May 1960) is a Swiss politician. In 2020, she became President of the Swiss Confederation for 2020. She is a member of the Social Democratic Party.

Sommaurga has been a Member of the Federal Council since 2010.[1] She was Vice President of the Federal Council for the year 2014. In 2015, she was President of the Swiss Confederation.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Leuthard au DETEC, Widmer-Schlumpf aux finances". TSR Télévision Suisse Romande. SRG SSR. 27 September 2010. Archived from the original on 30 September 2010. Retrieved 27 September 2010.