Christoph Aeschlimann

CEO Swisscom AG

Member of the Group Executive Board since February 2019
Born 1977
Swiss citizen
Degree in computer science (Dipl. Ing.), Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
MBA, McGill University

Portrait Christoph Aeschlimann

Christoph Aeschlimann has been Head of Swisscom (Switzerland) Ltd, Chief Executive Officer of Swisscom Ltd and Chairman of the Group Executive Board since June 2022. He has a degree in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and an MBA from McGill University, Canada. He began his professional career as a software developer at financial services provider Odyssey. After a short period with innovation services provider Zühlke, he returned to Odyssey, where he held a number of management positions. He then joined software development company ERNI, where he worked in various managerial positions, initially as Managing Director Switzerland, then as CEO of the group. Christoph Aeschlimann joined Swisscom in 2019 as Head of the IT, Network and Infrastructure division and member of the Group Executive Board.

“We invest in new technologies to offer our customers the best in a networked world.”


  • 2001–2004 Software Development Manager, Odyssey Asset Management Systems
  • 2006–2007 Business Unit Manager, Zühlke Group
  • 2007–2008 Area Services Manager, Odyssey Financial Technologies
  • 2008–2011 Senior Account Manager EMEA, Odyssey Financial Technologies
  • 2011–2012 Head of Switzerland and General Manager DACH & CIS, BSB
  • 2012–2014 Business Area Manager, ERNI Group
  • 2014–2017 Managing Director Schweiz, ERNI Group
  • 2017–2018 CEO, ERNI Group
  • 2019–2022 Head of the IT, Network and Infrastructure division, Swisscom Ltd, and member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board
  • Since June 2022, CEO of Swisscom Ltd


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  • Member of the Board, Association Suisse des Télécommunications (asut), Bern
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation, Bern
  • Member of the international Advisory Board of the ZHAW School of Management and Law, Winterthur
  • Member of the Board of the IMD Foundation, Lausanne

Other significant activities

  • Member of the Executive Board of Glasfasernetz Schweiz, Bern
  • Member of the Steering Committee of digitalswitzerland, Zurich
  • Member of the Advisory Board Geneva School of Economics and Management, Geneva
  • Member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW), Zurich
  • Member of the Board of the Economic Society of the Canton of Berne (VWG Bern), Bern
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Zurich