51-year-old Andrea Rytz took over as CEO of Schulthess Klinik in Zurich in 2016. During her eight years in office, she has trimmed the business for efficiency without damaging the internal climate. On the contrary. She learned the ropes as Director of Hirslanden Klinik Belair in Schaffhausen. She gained her theoretical knowledge with a Master of Advanced Studies in Health Service Management and an Executive Master in Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen.
Outside of Schulthess Klinik, Andrea Rytz is a member of the Board of Directors of Künzli SwissSchuh and Suvretta-Haus in St. Moritz, as well as a member of the Hospital Board of Iintegrierte Psychiatrie Winterthur IPW. She is President of the Lengg area cluster and, since this year, has been a member of the "Organization of the Working World Health Zurich" association, where she is also President. There are many reasons why Andrea Rytz truly deserves the title of Woman of the Year. Women in Business.
"I am inspired by optimizing - myself, everyday life, processes, a company. The Woman of the Year award is for me as a person, but it belongs to my whole team," says Andrea Rytz, CEO Schulthess Klinik. "I would never be where I am on my own. Success requires support. Always."
"Andrea Rytz is an inspiring role model with her vision and her determination to tackle major challenges and apply herself with her positive energy," says Brigitte Selden, Editor-in-Chief of Women in Business. "With her commitment and her success, she is representative of all the other top performers in Switzerland."