Gilles Rufenacht, currently Hospital Manager of Clinique des Grangettes and Clinique La Colline, has been elected as the new General Manager of Genève Aéroport by the Board of Directors. He will take up his new role in autumn 2024.

Under his leadership, the clinics des Grangettes and La Colline have positioned themselves as key players in the private healthcare sector in the region. They now occupy a leading position for numerous medical specialities and are characterised by both outstanding medical quality and high service quality. The largest centre for outpatient surgery in Switzerland is also currently being built in Geneva, which Hirslanden will operate in collaboration with Geneva University Hospitals from 2025.

Thanks to these developments, Hirslanden has succeeded in establishing a regional integrated care network in Geneva. This is in line with Hirslanden's corporate strategy to operate a comprehensive medical network in each care region together with partners with a clear focus on excellent integrated care, the so-called “Continuum of Care" in the areas of musculoskeletal, cardiac medicine and surgery, cancer and neuromedicine as well as obstetrics.

Daniel Liedkte, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hirslanden La Colline Grangettes SA says: "Gilles Rufenacht has anchored our two clinics in Geneva as first-class healthcare providers and has also established a comprehensive integrated care network. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank Gilles very much for his extraordinary achievements and his great commitment."

About Hirslanden

Hirslanden is committed to high-quality, responsible and efficiently integrated healthcare that focuses on the needs of the individual. Working together with private and public cooperation partners, the Hirslanden Group prioritises ongoing development of the Continuum of Care concept. From birth to old age, from prevention to healing, Hirslanden is always there, both on a physical and digital level.

Hirslanden differentiates itself from the rest of the market as a service provider with first-class medical and service quality, which is guaranteed by highly qualified independent specialists with years of experience who offer excellent care and services. Interdisciplinary medical centres of expertise, specialised institutes and competent cooperation partners enable optimal, personalised diagnosis and treatment, regardless of case complexity, in both inpatient and outpatient contexts.

The Hirslanden Group operates 17 hospitals in 10 cantons, many of which have an emergency department. It also operates five outpatient surgery centres, 19 radiology and six radiotherapy institutes. The Group has 2,886 partner doctors and 11,102 employees, 560 of whom are permanently employed doctors. Hirslanden is the largest medical network in Switzerland. In the financial year 2022/23 up to the reporting date 31.03.2023, the Hirslanden Group treated 111,107 patients as inpatients on 465,105 care days. The patient mix consists of 51.7% patients with basic insurance, 27.5% with semi-private insurance and 20.8% with private insurance. The Hirslanden Group was formed in 1990 through the merger of several hospitals. It is now part of the Mediclinic Group.

Portrait Gilles Rufenacht

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