Emirates signs agreement for up to 36 additional A380s। India successfully test fires 5000-Km A380s ICBM। Defexpo to be held April 11-15 in Tamil Nadu, India’s southern state। HAL receives RfP for 83 LCA Tejas from IAF। The new LCAs will have AESA combat Radar। IAF had announced the decision for new LCAs sometime back। INS Kalvari commissioned into Indian Navy December 14। Prime Minister Modi ceremonially inducted the Scorpene class boat in Mumbai। Built by state-run MDL with French collaboration, Kalvari is the first submarine inducted after 2000। Modi described the Kalvari as a fine example of Make in India। Five more Kalvari Class submarines are to be commissioned over the next couple of years। India Celebrates Navy Day। India Strategic Salutes the Indian Navy। UAE decides to upgrade its fleet of Mirage 2009 combat jets। Boeing, Emirates announce commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10 aircraft worth $15 billion। Russian Helicopters signs deal for undisclosed number of Mi-17 1A2 Helicopters to India’s Vectra Group। Terror attack in New York’s Lower Manhattan kills 8 injures at least 15। An Uzbek, the terrorist mowed cyclists and pedestrians with a hired pickup truck। He was shot and captured, and notes recovered him indicated loyatly to ISIS। He is 29, came to the US in 2010, and married an Uzbek woman there। India marks 85th Indian Air Force Day। Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says IAF working towards ‘Technology Intensive’ capability। For the first time, indigenous LCA Tejas takes part in IAF Day Flypast । IAF will issue RFI for 114 single engine combat aircraft within two weeks or so । RFI will go to Lockheed Martin for F 16 and Saab for Gripen for their latest variants । IAF aims to get 18 aircraft in 4-5 years, and 96 more in progressive manufacture from then onwards । Capability will be the first parametre for selecting the aircraft, and then the price । The selected aircraft will have more capabilities than those specified in the 2007 RfP for MMRCA ।
January 23, 2018
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RUAG names Judith Bischof as General Counsel

Published: August 2017

The RUAG Board of Directors have appointed Dr Judith Bischof as the new General Counsel & Secretary General. Judith Bischof is an experienced lawyer with a solid track record as General Counsel of a listed company. She will start as a member of the RUAG Group Executive Board on 1 February 2018, succeeding Dr Patrick Grawehr.

Portrait_Bischof_Judith In her role as General Counsel & Secretary General, Judith Bischof (43) will assume responsibility for all Legal and Compliance matters and will provide support to the Board of Directors of the RUAG Group. Her function will also see her become a member of the RUAG Group Executive Board. Urs Breitmeier, CEO RUAG Group, underlines the importance of this appointment: “I am delighted about this strong addition to our Group. With her wide-ranging international experience, she will further support the strategic direction of RUAG.”

As of 1 February 2018, Judith Bischof will start work as the successor to Patrick Grawehr. From 2011, she worked as the General Counsel at Ascom and was also a member of the Executive Committee. She previously worked for around six years as a lawyer for Kanzlei Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich. Judith Bischof has a PhD in Law and has been admitted to the bar. She studied for both her undergraduate degree and doctoral degree at the University of Zurich. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Business and Law from the University of Sydney. At the moment, she is completing an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen.

The Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board of RUAG are delighted about finding an experienced successor and would like to wish Judith Bischof a great start to her career at RUAG. The Board of Directors and Group Executive Board would like to take this opportunity to thank Patrick Grawehr for all of his hard work at RUAG.




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