"Kassensturz" co-founder Peter M. Wettler dies after illness

Peter M. Wettler, co-founder and former editor-in-chief of the consumer program "Kassensturz" is dead. Wettler died last Thursday at the age of 70 after a long illness.


This was announced by the family on Monday in the Limmattaler Zeitung. Wettler worked for a long time as a journalist, among others for the Nationalzeitung and Tat. He was involved in the founding of the program "Kassensturz". From 1979 to 1982, he was its editor-in-chief. For a long time, he worked as an independent communications consultant.

Wettler was born in Zurich, but was mainly active in his home town of Dietikon ZH. In 2000, he was elected to the municipal council for the SP. There he was particularly active in energy and environmental issues. In 2014, he ran unsuccessfully for the Dietikon city council. In 2015, he resigned from the party and continued his political activities as a non-party member. In February, he had to resign from the municipal council for health reasons. (SDA)

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