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Swisscom appoints Urs Schaeppi as new CEO

Staff writer | Worblaufen, Switzerland | November 7, 2013
November 7, 2013, Worblaufen, Switzerland - Swisscom Ltd, a telecommunications provider, announces that it has appointed Urs Schaeppi as new chief executive officer.
Mr. Schaeppi has been with Swisscom for 15 years, becoming Head of Corporate Business in 2007 and Head of Swisscom Switzerland at the start of 2013. He has been acting chief executive officer since 23 July.

Prior to joining Swisscom, Mr. Schaeppi held various positions as Managing Director of Papierfabrik Biberist from 1994 to 1998 and as Head of Marketing Electronics at Ascom AG from 1991 to 1994 as well as at Iveco Motorenforschungs AG from 1987 to 1991. He serves as Director of BV Holding AG.

Mr. Schaeppi holds bachelor degrees in engineering at the University of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich and business administration from the Graduate School of Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences, University St. Gallen.