SwissFoundations, the association of Swiss grantmaking foundations, has appointed Richard Brogle as its new managing director. Brogle has served as the CEO of the Drosos Foundation in Switzerland for 8 years and will join SwissFoundations on 1 June.
Until Brogle takes up his post in June, the two SwissFoundations offices in Geneva and Zurich will be managed on an interim basis by Aline Freiburghaus, Head of French-speaking Switzerland, Katharina Guggi, Communications & Digital Strategy, and Montserrat Bellprat, Members & Events.
Founded in 2001, SwissFoundations is the largest network of charitable foundations in Switzerland. The members and associated partners affiliated with SwissFoundations invest over CHF 1 billion ($1.1 billion USD) annually in charitable projects and initiatives. SwissFoundations represents more than one-third of all estimated foundation grant-making in Switzerland.