Act against Aids

Roman Mezzasalma - New chief executive officer

Following the health-related resignation of Sabine Lüthy at the end of March, Roman Mezzasalma will take over the management of the Ruedi Lüthy Foundation on 13 May 2024.

Roman Mezzasalma feels deeply connected with the mission of the Ruedi Lüthy Foundation: «I'm looking forward to getting involved with the Ruedi Lüthy Foundation and its AIDS and HIV clinic in Zimbabwe. It's very important to me to carry on the values of the founding family with the teams at the Newlands Clinic in Harare and the office in Bern.»

Roman Mezzasalma has a doctorate in economics and business administration and has spent his whole career working in communications. He is a co-founder of the communications agency Ananas AG in Bern, before which he was part of the management team at the Swiss radio and television company SRF, and later also working as head of the business desk at SRF Swiss public TV.

Roman is 61 years old, lives in Wabern near Bern, and has two grown-up children.

We're convinced that Roman Mezzasalma will lead the foundation successfully into the future and are looking forward to working with him.