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Switzerland - Doris Leuthard
Ms Doris Leuthard
President of the Swiss Confederation
As Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (FDEA), Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard is one of the seven members of the Federal Council, the executive authority of the Swiss Government. In 2010, Federal Councillor Leuthard is also the President of the Federal Council.
Prior to assuming her current position as Head of the FDEA on 1 August 2006, Ms. Leuthard had been a member of the National Council for seven years and President of the Christian Democratic People's Party from 2004.
During her time in the National Council, she was a member of the committees for legal affairs, political institutions, judicial affairs and economic affairs and taxation.
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