Dr. Daniel Ritz is President & CEO of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) since March 2016. Before joining PTCL Group, Dr. Daniel Ritz was working with Etisalat Group as Chief Strategy Officer, leading and directing the Group’s Corporate Strategy, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisition and Strategic Project Management functions since 2012. He also serves as Board Member of a number of Etisalat’s international subsidiaries.
Aged 50, Dr. Daniel Ritz holds a Ph.D (magna cum laude) from the Hochschule St. Gallen in Switzerland and was a visiting Ph.D student at Harvard Business School. Prior to Etisalat, he was with Swisscom as a member of the Group's Executive Board where he also held non-executive board positions at national and international subsidiaries. In 2008-09, he was Chief Executive Officer of Swisscom Central & Eastern Europe. He started his career with The Boston Consulting Group, rising to Partner & Managing Director.